mr_h (2748) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle (no. 450 of 1272) courtesy of JohnRMurdoch - opaque dark brown near black, non-existent head, toffee, sherry aroma, no lacing, sweet viscous caramel, malty, very nice
JohnRMurdoch (3202) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
330ml bottle from the Brewery, shared. Almost black, not much head. Sherry whiskey aroma. and flavour. Sweet peaty aftertaste. Quite smooth but not my sort of beer.
Stuartyboy (599) - SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared with Mr_H a rich almost Black beer with fruit aroma and boozy fruit flavours taste is rich viscose mouthfeel sherry quite dominant in flavour
Stuu666 (1706) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, sweet roasty chocolate, dry and bitter, light fruit.
Fin (7276) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of Craig at Craigs doing a Chris O tasting, Edingburgh (ta for the beer Craig) Saturday 15th March Pours dark brown, the barrel ageing is a bit more subtle than previous ones. Tangy the alcohol shows, its nice. Roasty and not as pushy as others but its good. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4
BenH (2198) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with tan head. Aroma is roasty, sherry comes through and licorice. Taste is similar, lots of licorice and molasses with some piney hops. Sweet and a little bitter. Delish.
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting...deep black ... thin tan head ... soft roast ... dark malts ... chewy malt roat... dark malts ... soft roast ... soft rum ... soft smoooth ... soft chocolate .. dark malts
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pretty much black. Thin head. Aroma is rich and fruity with dark molasses, some sweetness from the sherry cask. Taste is rich molasses with a hint of roast, lots of sherry sweetness, plums and Christmas fruitcake, and a dash of alcohol. Yet, it has some vibrancy from carbonation more akin to an IPA than to strong ales, and from a little bit of acidity that was probably picked up in the aging process. Nice brew.
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - JAN 5, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A - Pleasant, sour berries, mild chocolate, fruity hops.
T - Wow, complex, quite hoppy, light malty sweet, fruity esters, residual sweetness.
M - med-full body, low-med carb. sweet.
F - Med, sweet, resiny, a pinch astringent.
2sum - Exceptional, huge complex taste, hops blended so well, sweet, but still very drinkable.
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joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Ungstrup.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and dried fruits.
Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, dried fruits, sherry and hops.