haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Royal Oak, Ockbrook. Wonderfully malty stuff; deep brown, sweet nose, burnished flavour, very enjoyable.
JonMoore (2024) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Dark ruby coloured with a slim creamy white head. Sweet and malty with some nice light bitterness in the finish.
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned - handpump - Market Porter Borough London (RB London Xmas Crawl 2004). A dark ruby coloured beer with a caramel burnt sugar aroma. The taste is Christmassy with spicy cake and raisins. Quite warming alcohol.
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - DEC 12, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Toffee aroma. Dark brown with a tan head. Sweet dark fruits in flavour. Fruitcake. Medium sooth. Great.
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask conditioned at the Market Porter, Borough Market, London..
Dark Ruby. Malty and bready, butter & hints of roast and dried fruits.
Sampled on the Ratebeer London Meetup & Pub Crawl, December 2004. With Silktork, Chris_o, Maeib & Kook.
imdownthepub (11664) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned at The Woolpack, Banbury. Dark toffee with white head. Fruity, full beer, certainly within a mild character, sweetish malt flavours then a hint of hops on the finish which adds a little body. Good beer.
omhper (21769) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Drum, Leyton, London. Hazy chocolate brown. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Chocolate aromas spill over into flavour. Mild and pleasant with caramelly malt and fairly low bitterness.
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep ruby brown colour. Aroma is spicy and fruity, with a solid malt background. Much the same on the palate, with distinct raisin notes. A sweetish beer. Cask (handpump), Market Porter, London SE1.
SilkTork (5432) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Market Porter, Xmas London Crawl. Dark. Sweet. Winter Warmer. Liquid sugar with a little touch of hops bitterness. Lovely.
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (handpump) @ The Drum, 557-559 Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, London, England E10 7EQ.
Clear medium to dark red brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, chocolate, roasted, dusty, keller. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.