DruncanVeasey (6182) - NUNEATON, Blue Square Premier, Warwickshire, - JAN 17, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The Crown, Nuneaton. Vinous red wine aroma. Opens with faintly mulled cinnamon or clove, vinous gluhbier and grapeskin, sour buttery oak. Red fruit, lingering nuttiness. Strangely festive, fruity mild.
prawlie (870) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Half at the Lyndhurst in Reading. Very dark brown with red highlights and a fair head on it. Very roasty, almost burnt, bitter, malty, tasty. Roasty aroma, with a hint of chocolate. A decent tipple.
Theydon_Bois (3401) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the South Western Arms - St Denys (So’ton) - 09/09/12.
Mid chestnut brown with a thin tan head that soon clears to the edge of the glass.
Weak aroma to this beer, a little nuttiness and balsamic vinegar.
Light malt taste with some biscuit and faint toffee.
Light bodied, quite wet, pretty bland!
Leighton (7183) - London, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Wandsworth Common Spring BF, London. Pours clear, red-brown with a foamy-bubbly, white head. Smells like dirty leather. Lightly sweet wth more dirt, leather, wet earth. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Faint cocoa to finish with more wet leather, faint fruits and dirt. Not too good.
BeerViking (1457) - Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Four Chestnuts, Chichester. Deep ruby red with fine beige crema, roasty malt nose, dry palate with hints of tart fruit and coffee, then a dry bitter choc finish.
daniele (3874) - ITALY - FEB 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
scura buona schiuma media persistenza naso delicato fruttato un tocco di cioccolato e cafe leggero toffe poco amara ma non dolce
Miksu (4570) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Southampton Arms, London. Dark brown color. Dark caramel, toffee, apple skin and leather. Some nuts and chocolate also. OK drinkable mild.
oh6gdx (18799) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@Southampton Arms, London. Very deep amber colour, close to black, with a small beige head. Aroma is fruits, wood, raisins and some mild wooden notes. Flavour is much the same. Pleasantly balanced.
Alphadelic (1639) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sweet caramel and m&ms on the nose. Lightly smoked, chocolaty, dark roasted flavours.
Fin (6185) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, gravity at Merton Winter Beer Festival 05-01-10 Pours brown with caramel showng heavily on the nose. There is some diluted milk chocolate, a little fruit tang provides a nice little excursion, its nice, its simple , its absolutely fine. A7 A4 F6 P3 Ov13 3.3
madmitch76 (10007) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
17th April 2008
Pale amber in colour - malty nose and a malty taste but with enough of fruity zing to keep it interesting. Easy going beer.