CJGrip (19) - Greater London, - SEP 26, 2013
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark I colour, strong smooth beer. Pretty flat, fairly dull in flavour. Malty.
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Geiserich (3568) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 10, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Malty aroma, notes of figs, sugar, caramel. Flavor is malty, sweet, caramelic, some fruitiness, bread, roastiness.
ManVsBeer (5278) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, Salford. Reddish-brown with a very thin head. Includes a small winter fruitiness with a sweet nose in this respect.
Camons (6996) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, brown sugar, little nuts. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, brown sugar, nuts, licorice. Medium body, lively carbonation. 020315
StueyD (1352) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A dark copper brown coloured beer with a weak off white head. A light but rich dark malt aroma, fruit cake, hints of liquorice, coffee and dark caramel. Dry mouthfeel. The taste is bitter sweet, smooth rich malt flavour, sultana and candied peel fruit cake flavour, dark brown sugar, coffee, liquorice and spices that bring in a mild bitterness. The finish is dark malt led and lengthy.
AshtonMcCobb (3546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Crafty Pint.
Appearance - dark brown going into mahogany. Head disappeared quickly.
Nose - demarara sugar into molasses.
Taste - more molasses with a liquorice edge.
Palate - medium to full bodied with a big tangy and sweet middle section and a finish that is fairly balanced.
Overall - enjoyable.
Skinnyviking (7501) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at home. Medium high creamy off-white head. Clear and good looking brown body. Sweet roasted malt caramel straw bisquit dried fruit aroma. Sweet roasted malt caramel flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long sweet finish. A bit too sweet for my taste.
s_hartshorne (2056) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle b&m red brown slight head. Aroma is dark fruits figs honey taste same good bready dark malts. Medium body. Decent stuff.
mike_77 (3634) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark red brown with no head. Aroma of burnt malts, sugars and treacle. Bittersweet taste.
niquillis (1449) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from B&M Bargains. Pours brown with off white head. Malty, sweet and a good representation of a doppelbock. Really rather good and the best Batemans beer I’ve tried.
GeoffClaridge (8) - Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014 does not count
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I don’t usually go for the darker beers, but this was in a random selection I made from Sainsburys 3 for a fiver offer.
Tastes is pleasant and easy drinking.