martinrumsam (535) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark brown with thick tan head that does not last. Good aroma of rich chocolate and some coffee. Slightly sweet taste with noticeable chocolate before becoming more tangy with a hint of coffee. Medium carbonation mouthfeel is just a little thin but good overall
jksipa (382) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from LCBO. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. Nose is chocolate, coffee and vanilla undertones. Light sweet chocolate with an equally light and balanced coffee and chocolate bitterness. Some dark fruit lurking in the background. Medium mouth that seems a tad thin with soft carbonation.
Raistlin (128) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours rich brown with a thick, big tan froth head. Roast and milk chocolate in the nose. Light sweet flavor with more simple chocolate, light dried fruits, earth. Light in body with soft carbonation. Basic finish with some burnt earth and coco
Leighton (11315) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 1 - London. Pours rich brown with a thick, big tan froth head. Roast and milk chocolate in the nose. Light sweet flavor with more simple chocolate, light dried fruits, earth. Light in body with soft carbonation. Basic finish with some burnt earth and cocoa. Fine, easy.
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Black beer wirth a beige head. Chocolate and vanilla aroma, raisins and milk. Thin chocolate flavor caramel and soot. Thin bodied, not my kind of beer.
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Clear deep amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and dry. Not much carbonation. Mild dark malts with a little powdery dark chocolate. Touch of dark fruits. Light finish. Bit thin but it tastes okay.
Theydon_Bois (9084) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14.
Light black with a good sized tan covering that retains well.
Nose is roast malt, chocolate, brown bread, earthy notes.
Taste comprises cocoa powder, dark malts, light roast.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Sledutah (4919) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF
Dark brown/black with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Flavors are chocolate and fruity
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap, dark pour, off white head, nose is chocolate, taste is chocolate, spicy, awesome.
tayll85 (14) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Drinking at the CAMRA 2014 Great British Beer Festival. From cask. Chocolate, coffee, deliciously drinkable.