hohops (798) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. Appearance is copper, a small off-white head. Aroma- rich malts, raisin, chocolate hints. Taste is full and rich malts- lots of dark fruit, bitter hop undertones. Really nice.
gegwilson (3199) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Tockwith Festival. Copper with a nice foamy off white head. Mild fruity malt aroma. The taste has plenty of toffee, caramel and stewed fruit plus a touch of aniseed. Pretty tasty bitter.
digitalviking (93) - - MAY 15, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Well tempered bitter, with a smooth straightforward taste. On cask at Hope & Ruin.
jjsint (2326) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravity Cask at the St Neots Booze on the Ouse Beer Festival, 2016. Reddish brown, translucent. Woody, toffee aroma. Taste is sweet and malty. Very clean with a lip-smacking finish of caramel, chocolate and red berry. Medium body. Well executed but unbelievably unexciting for a Dark Star beer.
gyllenbock (7697) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Oliver Twist.
Amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of malt, some dried fruit, caramel and hops. The finish was quite bitter. A descent one.
KyotoLefty (9295) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Evening Star. Deep brpnze-brown, clear, fine, frothy head. Malty nose, bread, caramel, grassy and earthy hops. Very earthy flavor, grass, peaches, caramel and bread. A bit boring but decent.
MrTipple (3586) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: intense caramel and bread malts, grain and cereals, light nutty. Appearance: hazy, dark brown, small, frothy, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, very malty with caramel, bread and grains, flat carbonation. Overall: nice ESB, sweet and malty. Pint at Cat and Canary, Canary Wharf.
DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2015
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Smooth mouth watering bitter. Poured without any head (?) Clear reddish brown colour. Cereal malt and bitter hop flavour. Well balanced. Thick mouth feel to dry finish.
SlackerMads (2860) - DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. Clear chestnut brown with a small tan head. Nutty and wooden at first, some fruity notes then dark bread lasting into the finish. Some dark dried fruit and brown sugar along the way. Filling mouthfeel with a long light bitter and dry finish. Medium sweet, very light acidic. By the book.
jookos (5507) - FINLAND - DEC 4, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@blackdoor. Amber. Malty, bready slight sweet malty nutty nose, feels rather bockish. Bready malty, more of that light nuttyness in flavour. Smooth ok balanced. Pale malty drink.