Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
1.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Cask at GBBF 2012. Poured a cloudy, dark brown, with a tiny, scummy off white head. Aroma of dark malt, berries and a hint of smoke. Unpleasant flavours of tobacco, cold coffee and flat malt. Finish was metallic and funky. Probably due a re-rate.
kwik-lime (1633) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Somewhat sweet, light bodied and very drinkable, some roasted malt and smokiness there. Nice mild.
JorgeLee (1650) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2012
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at GBBF 2012. Very dark, small head. Relatively dry version of the style, mild malty flavour. Drinkable, pleasant, bit dull.
mike_77 (4935) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2012
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
Smokey, roasted malt aroma. Very thin, lacks body. Some coffee and malt flavours are there but not carried well.
imdownthepub (12688) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Dark brown with cream head. Quite a heavy mild for the ASBV, creamy, thick with chocolate roasted malts, bitterness, lasting palate. Reasonable.
Miksu (5039) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black color. Sweetish aroma of chocolate, nuts and coffee. Dryer taste with chocolate, coffee, licorice, nuts, toffee, malt husks and wine gums. Good mild.
anders37 (21924) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ GBBF 2011. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty weak chocolate and dark fruit aroma. Roasted malty malty chocolate flavor with weak hints of smoke. Has a roasted malty chocoalte finish.
Christian (12554) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the GBBF 2011. Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of chocolate and toffee. Fruity and malty flavour with a bit of roasted character, and a hint of smoke. A bit thin mouthfeel
joe19612 (2451) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Ascot Festival 2011. Pours a dark brown colour with a very thin tan head. The aroma is all dark malt and a hint of roasted coffee, the taste is again malty with toffee with a dry finish.
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
2nd August 2011
GBBF Cask. Clear dark brown beer. Little suddy tan head. Light semi dry palate. Smooth easy drinking dark malt, just a trace of roast. Some boiled sweets and a trace of hop underneath. Finishes semi dry with mild minerals and a chocolatey malt aftertaste. Decent.