RichardGretton (4119) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ale with a light head. Light bitter coffee aroma, and a light coffee flavour. Overall a good mature drink.
pivnizub (8388) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 20, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Almost clear, reddish-amber coloured, bigger lacy & stable off-white head; malty and slight roasty nose, dried fruits and herbal hops detectable; light to medium bodied, creamy MF, moderate bitter-sweet flavour; lingering citrussy and roasty finish - with traces of cacao-powder - and a lingering hoppy aftertaste. A goody.....
cgarvieuk (12270) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle a long long time agao ... dark red ... dark chocolate malt nose ... deep rpoast ... soft honeyish tones
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Deep amber coloured body, with a smooth, lacy white head, steadily fading. Vanilla and sweet malt aroma. Mature malt flavour with decent bitterness providing the required balance for the malts. Easy drinking.
DruncanVeasey (6641) - NUNEATON, Conference Premier, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at The Penguin Beer Bobbing/13 Beers of Halloween tasting. Deep clear ruby with a fine mushroom halo. Decent buttered malt loaf aroma. Fine malty refreshment with insinuating notes of caramel, fig and malt loaf. Bready, a bit buttery and good.
AshtonMcCobb (1751) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle from Glen Moray distillery shop. Pours a very dark amber with a nice head. The nose has fruit cake and hints of ginger. The taste has fruit loaf which turns into ginger bread in the finish. The palate is medium bodied with a creamy texture and a clean and quite bitter finish. Overall, a well made ale.
thebeertourist (4528) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Clear copper colour with a medium dense tan head. Caramel and fruit aroma. Caramel, some bitterness. Some roasted malts. Not very bitter, but still quite tasty.
mabel (5183) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2010
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[3131-20100715] 500mL bottle. Not much aroma, a hint of grains. Clear, dark brown red body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head. Roasted bread crumbs flavour has a long roast throughout. Medium-full body. Nicely balanced, good grain profile.
(From Grog Shop, Oxford, UK; w/ jerc)
jercraigs (7182) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2010-07-15. Dark amber brown body with a nice creamy beige head and light lace. Flavour is lightly bitter over a maltier base, dusty toasty malt, mild citrus touches. 6+ Mild aroma, light hops over dusty dry malt. 6+ Average bodied palate. Tastes a bit like an English bitter blended with a mild or brown ale. Enjoyable but milder than expected. Bottle from The Grog Shop, Oxford
reebtogi (3717) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a 2 finger white head that retains well and eventually reveals a spotty lace on the glass. Aroma is caramel malts and pleasant flowery hops. Taste is caramel malty sweetness with some toasted cereal grains and a prominant hoppy bitterness in the finish. Full flavored with a medium body and adequate carbonation. Nice English bitter and recommended for any bitter lovers out there.