OwainTurner (420) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Paddle at The Salmon, Leicester. Dark red, thin head. Taste lovely and fresh, smooth and easy drinking.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask conditioned handpump Salmon Leicester 21/11/12. A black beer with a tight whitish head. Good chocolate notes in the mouth and nose. A bit of sweetness too. The hop gives some of that sweetness and although it’s thinner than desired it’s still a decent porter.
stravale (2495) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Rutland Arms, Sheffield 011112
Black, thin tan head, some lacing
Aroma - roasted malts, very slight smoke
Taste - roasted malts, dark caramel malts, good roast, some sweet dark malts in background, not that complex though
Palate - soft carb, medium body with a soft bitter roast finish