McWorta (833) - - OCT 31, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Black in colour with a beige oily coloured head. Noses of caramel, malt aromas. Heavy body, sweet and chewy with a light slick texture and faint bitter notes. Lovely balanced. Finish is long and chewy. Nice stuff!
Beersiveknown (3654) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 29, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask at belfast beer fest 2011. complex malty body, fills the mouth, chocolate, dark malts . dark brown colour with thin beigey head.
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask Stillage at Formby Hall, Atherton 29/01/2010
Fruit and some malt aromas. Black fruity and a little rich on the palate. Initially quite sweet but finishes with a fruity and slightly bitter full malt finish.
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - FEB 19, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Gravity, Dover BF. Dark brown. No head on the sample I have. Leather, brown sugar aroma. Some tartness and funk. Rough malt sweetness, very low bitterness. Palatable, but lacking in any of the dark sorts of flavors that make dark beer nice.
SilkTork (5360) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2007
4.1 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
DOver Beer Fest 2007. Dark, tangy, deep and delicious - all parts of this pull together and sweep off in the direction of heavenly pleasure. A superb, satisfying and delicious dark beer.
harrisoni (14693) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask gravity at White Cliffs BF 2007. Black in colour with brown edges. Thin tan head. Good quality choc, some sourness. Smooth. Not outstanding. Pretty competent beer without being exciting.
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 20, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask Conditioned, Akkurat Stockholm
Dark brown to black color; thin head. Aroma of caramel, malt, dust, yeast. Smooth; the taste is quite balanced (malt, roasted malt, caramel, liquorice). Good.
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Oliver Twist, Stockholm
A mellow and clean brew, easy going and very well balanced. Slightly toasted with a hint of chocolate and vanilla. To me it’s more of a strong mild than a porter. I like milds...
Svesse (6762) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm) Colour is very dark brown, almost black, with dense light brown head. Roasted nose with lots of dark chocolate. Roasted taste with dark, bitter chocolate and dried fruit (prunes). Quite full bodied, with a tarry hint. Easily drinkable despite the abv. Nice!
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Dark brown, almost black. Roasted, almost burnt aroma of coffee and black chocolate. Bitter flavour of dark chocolate and grass with notes of caramel and salt. Grassy and chocolately bitter finish. I’m a porterboy so I find this quite tasty.