Beersiveknown (1617) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Waterloo, soton
Mahogany with lacing of tan head. Dark fruits on nose. Malts, chocolate, blackcurrant. Spot on condition, medium bodied. A tasty mild.
oh6gdx (18576) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Deep ambery black colour, small brown head. Aroma is chocolate, mild wood, resin and some nuttyness. Flavouris dark fruits, some roasted notes as well as mild chocolate and wood.
imdownthepub (8470) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’12. Dark brown with cream head. Quite a rich mild this, full of roasty dark malts, coffee hints with liquorice and a dry malty bitterness. Keeps the attention throughout. A good decent mild.
downender (5187) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 2/5/2012. Near black with a decent, off-white head. Plain chocolate with a touch of dark fruit sweetness, leading to a gently bitter finish. Good.
cgarvieuk (10993) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep red brown ... thin lacing ..soft dark coffee roast nose... thin body ... light roast ... soft coffee roast ... light malt ... light odd hint of orange
Scopey (3243) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Hope, Carshalton. It pours very, very dark brown, with a thick beige head. The nose is roasted malt, charcoal, smoke and a hint of sulphur. The taste is roasted malt, charcoal, smoke, leather, coffee and liquorice, with a long dry-roasted finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Good balance. A solid mild.
kwik-lime (866) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The coffee and malt come through nicely in the aroma. Taste is burnt malt, some coffee and chocolate, slightly thin palate with a bit of a twang to it. Head doesn’t last too well. Pretty good beer, very drinkable.