Nodrog (11) - - OCT 4, 2012
4.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottled. Dark brown cola colour, nice head and lacing. Mild aroma. Strong malt, subtle hop flavour, a hint of tobacco and smoke, chocolate. Long bitter but well balanced aftertaste. A superbly balanced Scottish-style ale.
allmyvinyl (5723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from Cork & Cask, Edinburgh. Pours clear chestnut brown, thin beige head. Aromas are hazelnuts in caramel, maybe even a chocolate hint too. A beery Snickers, basically. Not cloying though, very drinkable.
cbnz (81) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - APR 6, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ Euston Tap in London
Appearance: Deep mahogany hue, creamy tan head
Aroma: Toffee, roasted malts, sweet fruit
Taste: Toffee, toasted nuts, some dark fruit
Palate: Lighter than expecting body, mild bitterness
MrJamesMcEwan (114) - SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
* Bottle. Pours slightly hazy, mahogany brown, with a white head.
* Aroma is dark malts & roasted earthy.
* Palate is medium bodied, very low carbonation, very fine bubbles.
* Taste is rich, roasted malts, bitter & pine.
* Finish is bitter, drying.
* Dark ale, earthy, roasted malts.
johnrspokes (12) - - JAN 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Another quality beer from Fyne. Good colour, rounded flavour witj a good balance of sweet and bitter.
prawlie (1245) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle into a pint glass. Nice hop and malt balance with good body. Reasonable but doesn’t stand out from the crowd.
Mr_Pink_152 (1662) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from brewery via eebria. Deep Amber colour with a creamy off white head. Aroma has fruit and malt the taste more dried fruit, caramel and a touch of hoppy spice.
gegwilson (1870) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from the brewery. Piurs chestnut with a cream head. A nice bitter malty flavour. Red fruits and hints of toffee, coffee and chocolate. There’s mild citrus and spice too. A good solid bitter.
ElDesmadre (2138) - Mikołów, POLAND - NOV 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Tea-like maltiness coupled with some strawberry esters and floral hops. Some toffee additionally. The flavour is a bit darker, with some roasted and earthy notes shining through. Light, dry, crisp, tasty beer.
Iznogud (1318) - CROATIA - NOV 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, 500 ml from Fyne Ales Brewery Bar & Shop. Pours dark amber with creamy head. Malty, caramel, toffee, dry finish.
Stuu666 (5871) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours amber, nose is caramel, toffee, taste is sweet and malty.