jjsint (1252) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Earl of Beaconsfield, Cambridge. Dark brown and ever so slightly translucent with a wispy tan head. Liquorice and coal scent with a bit of orange peel to keep things interesting. Sweet, almost citrussy, turning to a sour/bitter finish. Velvety smooth palette. Very nice.
SilkTork (5370) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
August, 2014 JDW, Rochester. Roasty. Coffee powder. Just a tad too bitter for my taste. Lingering long into the finish. But a drinkable dark beer with high impact flavour.
olliejobbins (1281) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From backlog. Cask. Pours clear, dark red with cream coloured firm head. aroma is biscuity malts, hops, earth and dough. malty taste.slightly cloying. yeasty finish.
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2014. Poured a dark ruby, with a rocky beige head. Aroma of roast malt, berries and earth. Blackberry flavours, with some molasses and rye. Finish was grain, bitter burnt malt and hay.
Theydon_Bois (12058) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the King and Castle, Tourist Town, 19/11/14.
Rich chestnut brown with a decent light tan covering, semi impressive lacing ensues.
Nose is tobacco, twig, light cocoa, raisens.
Taste comprises earthy tones, biscuit, toffee, faint char, touch of dark fruit.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, light dryness to close.
adamsp70 (1) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014 does not count
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
caramel aromas, brown colour, clear, minimal head, medium bitterness, medium body, lively carbonation, bitter finish,
SlackerMads (2005) - DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. Clear dark chestnut brown with a medium sized good lacing tan head. Has some candy/bubblegum to it before dark malts take over with notes of cocoa, wood, forest, rye bread. Medium body, soft carbonation and pretty soft all around. Light dry malty finish. Pleasant.
Mr_Pink_152 (1610) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from Favourite Beer, Cheltenham. Deep amber colour, with thick off white head. Aroma is roasted malts, and fruits. The flavour is roasty and fruity with caramel.
mr_h (3454) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by hand-pump at Camperdown Place, Glasgow - clear deep amber brown, good beige head, weak malty aroma, poor lacing, raisin chocolate, good carbonation, dry malty finish
witthatsbier (369) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ Camperdown glasgow
mid brown with beige head
aroma is sweet grain and bit of hop
taste is sweet with a bit of bitter little finish
ok but wont be trying it again