imdownthepub (11386) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, - NOV 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Dark chestnut with tan head. Quite a sweet nutty beer initially with a milky, lactic side note and yes, sweet chocolate. Sugary but reasonable.
ManVsBeer (5832) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Very dark red with a thick creamy off-white head. Medium to full bodied with light roasted malts in its aroma and taste with some dryness in its texture with some chocolate evident in its aftertaste.
AshtonMcCobb (3926) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at the Guildford Arms.
Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn crema head.
Nose - dark chocolate and raisins with a creamy backdrop.
Taste - more of the same.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish.
Overall - nice stout. More fruit than most.