Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[Cask conditioned] Very dark brown coloured. Malty aroma with lots of apples. Also lots of apples in the flavour on a sweet malty background. Mild. Quite flat even for a cask ale.
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask (GBBF): Black with a tan head. Mild choc aroma. Similar flavour with some oaky berry notes. Nice mild!
DanielBrown (3477) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at GBBF 05. Thin mouthfeel and a burnt malt feeling, rather than a thick, roasty charcoal. Dry, pretty balanced, with specks of sweet. Pretty reasonable Mild, although it doesn’t taste the strength.
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gravity @ 32nd Cambridge Beer Festival, UK. 26th May 2005
Dark toffee aroma. Red/brown in colour. Fruity with a touch of black currant and herbs. Friendly toasted aftertaste and semi sweet.
Sigmund (4503) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2005
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at the 32nd Cambridge Beer Festival, gravity dispense. Black / dark brown colour. Fruity aroma mixed with a moderate roastiness. A bit thin mouthfeel despite the ABV. Moderate roast flavour with coffee and prunes notes.