Hanoi (803) - Greater Manchester, - MAY 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Nose is smoke, treacle, brown sugar touch of espresso at the base. Taste follows the nose with smoke, leading to dates, a little cocoa and dark fruits. The mouthfeel is too thin.
It’s a reasonable stout that verges on the porter in places.
BlackHaddock (6100) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
17th July 2016. Cask pint in The Crown Inn, Oakengates Shropshire. Black bodied with a full and lasting creamy textured head. Aroma had roasted/toasted malts and liquorice with a little dark chocolate. The taste was also malty with, liquorice and dark chocolate, some hedgerow fruits in the flavour too. Decent.
ManVsBeer (8296) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Drink? Hebden Bridge. Black with no head. Has a smooth texture, with an understated roasted malt.
redders1974 (846) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On cask at thr baum rochdale on the porter side of stout coffee and mellow roastiness decent mouthfeel deep brown in colour
cgarvieuk (20757) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 22, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at home ... dark brown ... thin tan head ... soft chocolate roast .. soft malt nose ... soft malts ... dark roast ..ligth chocolate roast ,.. but just a little thin and lacking depth
Mr_Pink_152 (3476) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from corks out Heswall. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and caramel. The taste is mid bitter, and has liquorice. Ok.
Towey1989 (1662) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2016 Cask at The Earl Grey Inn, Leek. A deep brown colour with a thin beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, milk chocolate, some caramel, slight liquorice and subtle brown sugar. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, some caramel, slight liquorice and subtle blackberry. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, slightly fruity, chocolatey bitterness in the finish. A nice, chocolatey and subtlely fruity stout.
jmgreenuk (7324) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark brown with a bubbly off white head. The aroma is smoky roasted malt, light caramel. The flavour is medium to light bitter with a dry earthy mineral malt bitter light smoky liqourice palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Leighton (18075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Ship & Mitre - Liverpool. Pours clear, rich brown with a tight, creamy beige head. Nice roasted malt nose with accents of coffee and milk chocolate. Light sweet flavor with ashy roast, charred meat, mild earthy bitterness, cocoa, dark read. Light bodied with fine, caressing carbonation. Pretty well balanced to finish with more ash, burnt toast, baking cocoa, dried blackberry. Nice little stout.
undercurrent25 (1848) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a black colour, taste is of roast malts with quite a thin mouth feel, not a bad stout and very drinkable