madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Bottle courtesy of Bladdock - cheers mate! Light haze on this amber beer. Little white head. Light dry palate. Straight malt. Tangy dried fruits. Finishes semi dry. It’s very standard stuff but done well.
cgarvieuk (14702) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle at home ...copper ...thin off white head ... soft sweet toffee malt nose ... soft caramel toffeee malt nose ... soft fruits ... light sweet fruits ... soft malt ... ligh toffe .. light herbal bitterness
harrisoni (13856) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle on the bus. Malty beer some spicy hop ot finish. Decent malty beer. Half decent given I am drunk
Theydon_Bois (9125) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle split at Cotteridge Wines on the RBBCBB 06/07/13 - thanks to Bladdock (Jeremy).
Clear dark amber with a thin off white head.
Nose is light fart, grain, bready malt, toffee.
Taste pretty much follows - no further comments!
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light bitterness in the finish.
Pretty average affair - did little for moi!
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 30/07/14. A dark brown coloured beer with a white head and lace. A nutty earthy malty beer. Old fashioned brown ale. A decent bit of chocolate and woodiness. Nice enough.
leaparsons (8174) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Copper with a thin foam. Aromas are burnt toffee and berries with vinous notes and hints of shit. Gritty cocoa with spices. Flavours are chocolate and fudge with pepper and lemon. Nutty with hints of smoke and a light fruit bitter finish. It’s OK.
shrubber85 (7738) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 17, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Sweet toffee malt and grass/hay hops aroma. Cloudy orange brown color with giant tan head. Sweet orange-toffee malt and tangy bitter grass hops flavor. Medium body. Excellent beer.
Fin (7539) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2011 Bottle that dad picked up from Congleton area (cheers dad), consumed Dinmore, Herefordshire 27-12-09 Pours light chestnut in colour with a good clarity, there is an off-white head atop. Spicy Christmas nose which whilst fine is possibly a tad overspiced over enthusiasm with the cinammon perhaps? Spicy in mouth, but also a little sweet, tangy and fruity also. Not fantastic but the best of this Barnsley bunch that I’ve tried today A6 A4 F6 P3 Ov12 3.1 Had this again at FFTMC it was cask conditoned on handpump 11.02.11 Reddy brown in appearance with sparkling white head. Some toffee, touch warm, bit sweet and chewy, a little late hoppiness slightly better than the bottled version hence the re-rate. A6 A5 T6 P3 Ov12 3.2
DruncanVeasey (7249) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Big disappointment on top of a Bobby Dazzler; squashy chestnut with a swirl of beige, obvious malt loaf, muscovado and aniseed aroma like Highgate blended with Kasteel Donker. Faint shrubby hop behind the sugar; blackcurrant rub of hop cone, Demerara sweetness, chocolate coated caramel and raisin, liquorice and soap. Bitterness like swallowed seawater, digestives aftertaste. Kasteel shandy. Won me over a bit.
downender (6379) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from B&M. Copper in colour with next to no head and little by way of carbonation. Sweet caramel, doughy malts, a trace of leafy hop and gentle, brown sugar finish. Inoffensive drinking.