imdownthepub (13077) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask conditioned at the Stags Head, Swalcliffe, Oxon. Brown amber with lasting foamy head. Fully malted, sark bitter, toffee, oaty and sloe berry flavours. Light on alcohol but soft, fleshy flavours throughout. Not so bitter, but a very decent bitter!
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2004
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask conditioned @ JDW, Soton. Faint apricot/peach aromas. Some caramel and a few hops in the finish. All in all a bit bland.
DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2004
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On hand pump from the cask in The Alex Derby. No Sparkler.
Mid Brown in colour. Hint of caramel in the flavour. Not much body to it though