tiggmtl (4547) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lavender, floral, soapy and earthy hops with some bitter dark malt in the nose. Clear dark mahogany brown with low but lasting, large bubbled, tan head that recedes to partial cover and ring. Dark malts melt together with biscuity and chocolate tones with fair finishing bitterness. Light body with smooth texture and moderate carbonation. Cask at GBBF 2005.
Hildigöltur (5103) - 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 (4037) - 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 (5566) - 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.