shrubber85 (6047) - 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.
johndoughty (3293) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Bronze and poured with a big head that soon dissipated. Spicy with some bitterness and low carbonation.Cheap and cheerful with a silly name but still worth trying.
mike_77 (2016) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Red brown colour with decent lacing. Aroma is quite malty but also has a bit of ’green’ hop. Flavour is quite rich and malty but has a pleasant hop bitterness in the finish. On the downside there’s a slight metallic aftertaste.
Fin (6185) - 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
superdan35 (11) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2010
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bought from rhythm and booze, they ahve a website to find your nearest store, www.rhythmandbooze.co.uk. Also, the barnsley beer company have a site with all their beers on there, along with food pairings. www.barnsleybeercompany.co.uk
rauchbier (3409) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, from Rhythm & Booze in Barton upon Humber. Deep chestnut red, thin off white head and low condition. Pleasantly malty sweet nose with hints of roastiness and some chocolate, plus a smattering of woody earthiness. Full and quite bitter in the mouth with a little powdery chalkiness and low roasted barley notes, earthiness returns in the finish but still predominatly bitter to the end
BlackHaddock (2432) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Jan 2010: 500ml Brown bottle poured twice into a ’La Chouffe’ stemmed tulip glass.
Good dark reddy brown beer, the tan coloured head sets the brown ale off nicely. The body is almost clear, just a slight mist stops it being so. Lacing stayed as the beer dropped down the glass.
German hops (?) are used to give it an aroma according to the label, I was unable to pick them up with my nose. The beer had more of a malted bread and biscuit smell to me.
The beer is fairly bitter, the malt content keeping it on the straight and narrow in the brown ale flavour stakes. Three different grains are used, barley and wheat being two of them, don’t know what the third one is.
The label suggests eating Trotters, Cow heel, Pig’s bladder and Elder with this beer. Tongue in cheek I hope. A good English cheese platter would be my choice.
Easy to drink and uncomplicated, a good beer for the price.
tommann (2029) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle. Pours deep brown with a small head. Aroma is nutty toffee with a little grassy, skunked hops. Taste is toffee malt with a spicy hop finish.
deanso (3287) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50cl bottle from Rythm and Booze
Good white head. Nice amber colour. A decent beer
undercurrent25 (896) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Appearance is brown and flat, taste is sweet and malty finished of by a dry fruit taste on the palate