Baramba (808) - ITALY - DEC 23, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap. Ruby brown with beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, ripe fruits, chocolate. Sweet flavour of malt, caramel,dried fruits, light bitterness
Mortlach (1868) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @Bir&Fud (Rome). Pours brown with an off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, dried fruit, coffee, a bit dusty. Flavour is medium sweet with a bitter end, some astringency. Medium body, light carbonation. Rich and complex despite the style. Nice!
ippopotamo36 (1576) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Bir&Fud Rome-Italy (I think handpump but not sure). Pors dark amber with reddish highlights, clear with a tick medium ivory brownish head. Nose: dry fruit, nuts, dust. Some coffee background. Mouth: a rich mild beer, nuts, burnt malts, astringent end. Very tasty!
mR_fr0g (8492) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Tap East after velodrome session. Nice but brown / ruby red coloured pour with a lasting cream coloured head. Aroma is nice Moorish fruit and nuts, dried raisin, red berry, rum, little vanilla. Flavour is layered nutty, caramel, raisin, varnish. Little solvent on the tongue. Solid flavoursome mild. Palate is medium sweet, medium bodied with low to average cask condition. Enjoyable mild.
Birronauta (8) - San Severino Marche, ITALY - JUL 8, 2015 does not count
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Brown colour. Roasty malts, a little bit of coffee and caramel with a hint of vanilla. Hoppy and fruits. Low bitterness and dry finish.
Nocturne (1731) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Grove Inn, Huddersfield. Dark copper/brown. Lasting foamy head. Light fruity aroma. Opens with thin malts, widens into smoky and earthy flavours, twiggy hops, dark fruits, phenolic notes. Does taste suitably old fashioned. Some flavours could be interpreted as off but I think it’s all deliberate. Good mild.
allmyvinyl (9156) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at cloisters. Pours dark ruby brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of red fruits, caramel, chocolate. Taste is rich chocolate, red fruits, nutty too. Fruity, but dry finish. Lovely.
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico, 16/06/14.
Mahogany brown with reddish hues and moderate light tan edgework.
Nose is malty, nutty, dark fruit rind, tobacco, light cocoa.
Taste comprises fruit loaf, earthy rinse, more tobacco, dark fruit peel, faint tea leaves.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok mild, plenty of flavour for the style but so it should at 6%!
s_hartshorne (2577) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask west riding dewsbury. Dark amber colour decent white head lacing. Aroma is fruity cake some chocolate. Taste is good malt back bone dark fruits choc good bitterness. Nice body. Great mild this one.
evergreen0199 (2893) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Brewers Arms, Lewes, East Sussex. An amber/red coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Fruity, malty, caramel aroma. Tastes similar, fruity, malty, caramel, slightly sweet.