mr_h (4591) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask by hand-pump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear dark amber, thin off-white head, weak toffee aroma, very good lacing, sweet sherry-like flavour, fruit becomes more prominent, soft carbonation, easy to drink
Holmen1 (4625) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fra flaske på Cardinaltreff jan-15: kort storboblet skum over en mørk rubinrød øl med en portvinsaktig aroma og smak, drapert i en slank og elegant kappe av maltsødme og humlebitterhet. Stor drikkeglede i 5,2%.
Holmen2 (2715) - NORWAY - JAN 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 26.01.15. Nutty brown. Beige head. Fine aroma of dark caramel, dried berries and English hops. Similar taste and aftertaste. Complex and good.
gunnar (7599) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear dark ruby with a small white head. Aroma is vinous, aroma reminds me of a good barley wine, lots of earthy malts. Taste is fresh inviting red fruits, lots of rich malts, very nice.
tandembrauer (1035) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours copper brown with small head. Aroma of caramel, some coffee - reminds me to Karo Kaffee, a German malt coffee. Sweet, but no heavy malt body. Almost dry, fruity finish, with a nicely balancing bitterness. Very drinkable.
SarkyNorthener (3888) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Brown beer with small head and patchy lacing. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is malts, dark plums, fruity and a sweet finish. Ok beer.
BeerViking (3909) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep dark red-brown with a lasting head, dark plummy and lightly winey nose, palate is fruity and roasty with a burnt caramel edge.
Rob_D_UK (1345) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark chestnut with a cream head. Notes of alcohol on the aroma and taste with a bitter finish.
Beerdedone (3188) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head. Malty aroma with fruit,caramel,and grains. Flavor was sweet with caramel,dark fruit,toffee,sweet malts and had a slightly bitter finish.
Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 27, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Malty and hoppy aromas. Very dark ruby colour with ok head. Nice malty flavour, hints of smoked malt and caramel with a smooth finish.Medium to heavy body with low carbonation.