wimpyjoe (4215) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with a thick creamy head. Has some mild malts and mild roasted as well as burn aromas, but not much flavour. It’s lovely and smooth in the palate.
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Woolpack, Boot, Cumbria. Dark brown, moderate cream head. Smooth rich chocolate and roasted malt, slips down a treat. Lovely beer
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned handpump The Hop Leeds 06/02/13. A near black coloured beer with a tight white head. Heavily sparkled making a lovely waterfall of colour in the glass. The aroma is thin. A hint of coffee but not much more. Cold coffee and chocolate in the mouth. Very mild and a short finish. An average mild.
downender (6391) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Black & Gold beer festival, the Gryphon, Bristol 2/9/2012. Near black with a slight, off-white head. Sweet caramel and dark fruit aromas. Flavour also started sweetish, before a tangy edge and dryish finish. Ok.
dynamiteninja (1545) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask conditioned at The Punch Bowl (JDW), York. Medium off white head. Black body with mahogany tinges. Red fruit, caramel, a hint of green apple, hint of vanilla, some light roasty notes. Bittersweet. Watery dry finish. a watery stout bordering on a mild. [Later learns that it’s classified as a mild].