badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Black with no head. Sweet earthy chocolate and wine aroma and taste with a surprisingly light body and some faint citrus and vanilla notes. Finishes slightly dry and vinuous.
Theydon_Bois (8081) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Bailey’s Taproom, Portland - 07/11/12.
Light black with a thin dirty coffee head that retains well.
Big red wine punch on the nose, wood tones, roast malt, touch of booze in general.
Tastes of dark malt, red wine, wood tones, light tarte notes, a little chocolate.
Medium bodied with limited carbonation leading to a dry finish.