Oakes (11408) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at the brewpub. Dark brown, nice golden molasses accents. Rich sweet molasses, great malt character w very light roastiness. Great mild.
Philym (581) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Clear dark ruby/brown with cm thick ivory head which was quick to disappear.
Aroma: Burnt/roast malts, toast, cold coffee, caramel, smoky, chocolate malt, floral and a note of liquorice.
Taste: Low sweetness, low/medium sourness and medium bitterness.
Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, low carbonation, lingering astringent bitter malty finish.
jmgreenuk (3236) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Beers Of Europe. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy off white head and some broken lace. The aroma a little roast, caramel and yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery smoke hop palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. One of the nicest milds I’ve had!
kermis (4190) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours near black with a tan head. Aroma of caramel malts and brown sugar. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Smoke coming out in the palate. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.
deanso (4482) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with jmgreenuk. Big thanks, my lsst english county.
Thin off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Nutty. A nice soomth mild
allmyvinyl (1810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown with a big frothy white head. Aromas of dark sugar, chocolate and dark stone fruit. Taste has more sweetness than anything, but good for the style. Light body, good chocolatey finish. Nice mild.
AndySnow (2243) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), 2013.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Fruit, roasted malt, a bit smokey.
Body: Medium body with a flat carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, dried fruit, some smoke.
Theydon_Bois (6455) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13.
Light black with a moderately sized light tan head that dissipates edgeward.
Nose is bready, dark fruits, liqourice.
Taste comprises cardboard, light fruit, toffee.
Medium to light in body, fine carbonation, dry finale.
Beese (939) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a clear dark ruby colour with a thin, but consistent beige head. Nutty aroma with caramel and cereal. Flavours of dried fruit, cocoa and dark malts. Leaves with dryer grain and hay.
madmitch76 (13007) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
13th August 2013
GBBF Day 1. Dark deep amber beer, small pale tan head. Light dry palate with mild carbonation. Clean fresh malt. Tangy dark fruits, little apple. Smooth finish. Not too bad.