DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask Handpump at the Crown Inn, Stockport 06/02/2010
Some roast aroma. Dark coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a hint of bitterness and a slightly hoppy roast finish.
imdownthepub (9448) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Conditioned at Oxford Beer Fest ’08 in company of Hughie & Maeib.Black with no head. Like a thin stout but with a watry character. Slightly tart and prunish fruity, almost farty. Liquorice yes and late bitterness, its fine without getting to the high notes.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Oxford BF ’08. Very dark brown with a small off white head. Sweet leathery malt aroma. Some pear fruit in the taste, otherwise it’s a gentle liquorice flavour. Slight bitterness. Quite good.