will1 (140) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark dark reddish in colour, pours with a thin head. Aromas of roast coffee, malt loaf, chocolate and hints of cherry and peat. Good balance of bitter and sweet. Well carbonated, medium bodied for a stout.
blankboy (5603) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (500ml). Pours a deep ruby, almost dark brown or black, with an average size diminishing frothy tan head. Nice aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and light leafy hops. Flavour, also nice, of roasted malt, coffee, some chocolate, light leafy hops and a hint of pepper. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Very good, a nice surprise.
madmitch76 (12150) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
30th July 2011>br>ChrisOs ’Donkey Dork Lord’ Pre-GBBF Tasting. Clear deep amber beer. No real head. Licorice dark malt. Finishes dry and a little herby. Bland.
fonefan (31777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, sweet malt, oat ! coffee notes. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, chocolate, dusty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
KyotoLefty (5572) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Chriso. Dark brown with orange. Aroma is dry with light roasting, caramel. Flavors of milk, wood, chocolate, light fruit. Quite bland.
Leighton (8675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Pours clearish brown with a few bubbles. Slight roasted malt aroma, bit of sweat. Earth, peat and light sugar flavor. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry, leafy bitter finish with moderate roast. Nice.
oh6gdx (19630) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (from Utobeer). Very deep amber colour, close to black, small beige head. Aroma is mild toasted notes, smoked wet wood as well as some slight toffeeish notes. Flavour is wooden, smoked wet wood and mild nuttyness as well.
greenmanalishi (445) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Dark brown pour with short tan head. Dark chocolate, roastiness, nutty flavours come through and a smooth, bittersweet, nicely balanced drink.
evergreen0199 (1638) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Ealing beer festival 2011. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, caramel aroma. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, coffee, chocolate, malty. Pleasant.
planky84 (1786) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at NWAF, 2011. Dark brown pour, no head. Toffee, dark fruit and caramel aroma. Smoky flavour with dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and nuts. Nutty finish.