Brandman (2165) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark brown body, white head. Lots of malts, some caramel and dark fruits. Smooth and nice palate.
mjs (4869) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki) Poured amber and clear. Head was medium sized, long lasting and white. Aroma contained malts and something resembling whisky. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, again the whisky, caramell, sweetness, hint of smoke and medium bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter.
yespr (32981) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask at Bree Louise. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a fully gone head. Aroma is mild fruity and malty, slight breadish. Breadish malty flavoured. Mild bitter and roasted malty. Dry malty and fruity finish.
evergreen0199 (2170) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at The Harp, Trafalgar Square, London. Copper coloured pour with virtually no head. Malty aroma. Tastes malty, fruity, caramel. Not one of Dark Stars best offerings to be honest.
Rune (8576) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask, half, well kept and served at the amazing CASK Pub and Kitchen in the Pimlico area of London. Clear,red-amber body, missing head. Hop resin to the nose with malts behind. Taste of slightly roasted malts mixed with fruity hops and rounded off by crispy bitterness. Average for the style, 15.07.2010.
cgarvieuk (15379) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask in cloisters ... dark copper ... thin tan lacing ... soft malts nose ... dark light bitter roast malts ...
vtafro (3912) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2010
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Cask @ R’n’H. Dark brown pour. Metallic taste, kills any chance that this beer had decent flavor.
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Rattle n Hum: Still deep copper brown- headless. Firm fruity malt aroma. Some deep dry caramel and toasted crystal character as well as a date note. Slick light body with a dry toasted malt flavor. Has a slightly husky crystal malt presence with a hint of metallic character as well. The back is dry with a subtle herbal note. A decent session.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask. Pours a copper body with a white head. Earth y bitter and metallic notes all over the place, that just ruined this beer for me. Copper, tin and some earth but mostly metal. Eh, i didn’t finish the pint.
oh6gdx (21061) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@Oliver Twist. Ambery/coppery colour with small head. Aroma is caramel malts, bready malts as well as some wooden notes and mild fruity and floral notes. Flavour is quite the same. Rather basic bitter with no big surprises.