FatPhil (9900) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2008 Cask (Peterborough BF 2007)
Very dark ruby brown. Coffee and maly aroma. Strong sweet malty taste. A very rich roast. The guys at the Black Sheep stand had intended to serve this with a sparkler - shocking!
oh6gdx (21535) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@GBBF2007. Rubyish amber colour, big beige head. Aroma is caramel, wood, some hints of vanilla and a bit coffee. Flavour is really oaky, and wooden with some bittery and slightly roasted notes.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A Mes rate:
Gravicask at GBBF. Dark amber with a thick bubbly off white head. Lovely coffee malt nose. Flavour is similar but not quite so pleasing. Bitterish finish. Slightly watery mouth feel but still ok. Much better than the bottled version.
faroeviking (10286) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 28, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Wharf, Aalborg. Amber colour with a small fully diminishing off-white head. Mild roasty maltiness and caramel in the aroma. Hoppy, fruity and malty flavour. Moderate bitterness in the finish.
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - DEC 26, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Beverley Inn, Doncaster. Clear very dark caramel colour, ruby hints and a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, slightly sweet chocolate. Taste is slightly bitter but bags of malt and dark fruits come through towards the end. Finishes bitter and lasts well, easy to drink, very enjoyable.
fonefan (37272) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Handpump @ Brewery. Clear amber coloured with a small off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, fruits and yeast. Flavour of malts, fruits and yeast. Hoppy finish.
yngwie (14669) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Wharf, Aalborg, DK. Chestnut colored, with almost no head, just some off-white bubbles. The aroma is lightly roasted and has caramel too. Malty-sweet and bitter flavor, with the bitterness escalating towards the finish. Some roastiness also comes through at the end. Medium body. (060506)
gunnfryd (11741) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at the Wharf, Aalborg. Red brown colour with a small beige head.. Roasted caramel and ale aroma. Weak roasted caramel and malt flavour.
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Charlies, Copenhagen. Deep amber colour with a small off white head. Malty, light caramel sweet aroma with notes of fruit. Fruity sweet flavor with a light bitterness.
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 27, 2006
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
CASK at Charlies. Ruby colour with a small off-white head. Malty, licorice, caramel, hop aroma and a sweet dry, licorice, caramel taste. Medium body with a dry finish.