Fin (7276) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask H/P at The Cambridge Blue, Cambridge, Sunday 8th June 2014 Pours black with a smattering of small bubbles. Its a little roasty, tangy with a little ash and fig. Another nice beer. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpull, The PoW, Hinckley, 05/04/14. Heavy tar body with a fine and narrow tan lid. Coalsmoke nose with nuts and grilled veg. Thinnish burnt paper malts, vegetables and dark chocolate. Good bitter linger. OK.
mR_fr0g (2504) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask gravity at Fullerians Rugby club beer fest. Clear caramel colour with a halo of cream head. Aroma is earthy dirt, roast and slight citrus. Flavour is sweet caramel, choc and earthy berry. Lingering roast coffee.
RichTheVillan (2509) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Devonshire Cat; dark brown pour with creamy tan head, roasted malt and chocolate aroma, sweet taste quite thin mouthfeel some roasted malts and a hint of coffee.
sic1314 (3103) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured deep dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of roast malt and dark fruit. Medium body, flavour of the malt and not a lot else.
gegwilson (971) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask in the Flower Pot, Derby. Dark body with a small tan head. Coffee aroma. Flavours of coffee with strong caramel notes and something a bit meaty. I wasn’t sure about this at first taste, but it grew on me after a few sips.
Theydon_Bois (7938) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 30/10/13.
Mid black with a good sized tan head.
Nose is light roast, mineral notes, earthy, dark fruit tang.
Taste comprises light toffee, hint of fruit, light roast, earthy, mineral notes.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish.
So so stout.
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On cask at the Holy Inadequate, Etruria. Pours black with slight tan head. Sickly sweet and flat. Hard work due to the sweetness. Disapppointed
jackl (4379) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ The Rutland Arms, Sheffield. The pour’s deep brown with a tiny khaki head. The aroma’s roasted nuts, a bit of raisin, chocolate syrup. Nice earthy roastiness to cut the sweetness. The taste is similar. A bit of bitter dark chocolate. Light roasted malts. Hints of sweet dark fruits. Smooth, easy-drinking stuff. Overall, not bad.
leaparsons (7988) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Derby Winter Fest 13. Very dark brown with a thin foam. Aromas are nutty with chocolate and milk chocolate. Weetabix with winter berries and floral notes. Earthy with hints of musty cheese. Flavours are chocolate and Weetabix with light roast coffee. Nutty with a lightly fruity finish. Decent.