Fin (6185) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned at the Hop Pole, Aylesbury, Bucks, 02-03-09 Pours dark brown with a slight reddy glint. Really rather tasty beer, ok its a touch thin at times for the abv but there is some chocolate and a nice dryness there which I rather liked. A6 A4 F7 P3 OV14 3.4
bobinlondon (1216) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gravity cask at St. Albans beer festival. Black with off white head. Xmas pudding aroma. Taste of caramel with slight smoke. Hoppy finish.
evilsoc (191) - WALES - SEP 8, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black/red. Off white head. Creamy cappacino aroma. A mineral touch on the tongue, coffe, choc. A lasting hop bite. Hoppier than other oatmeals. I enjoyed.
DonMagi (5598) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at ealing beer fest. Aroma is pritty roasty, but generally thin and grassy hop. Taste is similar, its fairly inoffensive and drinable, but could do with some choc malt.
renffisch (643) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
gravicask @ ealing bf 08. Nose of sour barley and hay. Darkest chestnut colour, big bubbled rim. fruity coffe flavours with strong barley notes and a tad of coffee. not bad, if a bit watery.
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Ealing Beer Festival.
Almost black with a very thin beige head. Fruity and astringent aroma with some slight roasty coffee. More coffee and roasted malt in the flavour with plenty of fruit and peaty notes. A straight forward stout that is nothing too special.
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2007
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask in The Wellington, Birmingham. Black with no head. Sweet caramel scent. Watery with some fizz. Taste of watered-down coffee.
joe19612 (1506) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2007
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the Farnham Beer Festival 2007. A very dark Black beer with a light brown/white head. The aroma is very strong coffee flavour, with a dry finish. I have had better.
hughie (3994) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2007
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2011 Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms BF ’07, Bedford. Very dark brown with a small beige head. Slight sweet aroma. Taste has sour grainy malt and some ash and black coffee, but it’s not very bitter.30.7.11. Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. Ashy aroma and taste with some bitterness. Quite good. Rating: 6,4,6,4,11:3.1
Gethinbeer (1837) - Musky, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2006
3.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap in the Mill, Chester. Dark stout like ale. Good off white head. Strong coffee taste. suprislingly easy to drink. The beer got much better as I drank it. Very nice stout.