DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, - FEB 2, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2009 1. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 04/11/2001
Dark coloured smooth on the palate and sweet. Outstanding roast finish.
2. Cask Handpump at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2008
Some fruit and roast aromas. Dark coloured smooth and a little rich on the palate with a crisp and dry roast finish.
BeerViking (2005) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Royal Oak, Borough. Deep red-brown with a clingy off-white head, and chocolate & wine on the nose. Full & rich bodied, with tart red fruit, roast malt and hints of coffee and dry plain chocolate. Dry bitter-choc finish with grassy hops, and touches of grapefruit bitterness and tobacco.
thewolf (10703) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours a lovely dark ruby red with a fine, staying, small, creamy, beige head. Aroma is rather sweet, light berries, chocolate, caramel and a hint of butterscotch. Medium carbonation, great dry mouthfeel. Flavour has lovely dark chocolate, fine dryness, liqourice, quite malty and full-feeling. Great grainy, malty bitterness and dryness in the finish. Lovely.
stouby (3489) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Charlies Pub as World Cup Festival 2010.
Dark brown with a beige head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, roasted) and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Light to medium body. Fine.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Near black with a tiny beige fluffy head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, dark chocolate and caramel notes. Flavour had hard roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, hops and vanilla.
jtclockwork (6923) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tar like black pour in glass. Nose and mouth is sweet fruit, light brown sugar. Rated 5/17/04
Bragesnak (5323) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
At Cockney Pub, Aarhus, DK.
Brown with small head. Aroma of coffee and fruit. Flavor is sweet fruit, some notes of figs and roasted malt
HenrikSoegaard (10014) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 29, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Cockney Pub. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. DArk red-amber colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Some raisin and chocolate notes. Average light bitter finish. Almst oily palate. not impressive.
saxo (13357) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 29, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Cockney Pub. Medium head with medium duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are caramel, licorice and malt.
yespr (29424) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From cask at Charlies. Pours deep brown with a reddish glare and a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malt. Malty, roasted and overripe fruity flavoured. Liqourice and mollases. Roasted malty and bitter into a medium dry finish. Lasting roasted malty and sweet molasses flavoured finish.
madmitch76 (13043) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
6th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. Opaque brown beer. Smooth silky - slightly sour fruit. Not bitter. Lovely flavour profile and goes down a treat. Silky until the end.