Stuu666 (5371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Bow Bar. Pours black, dry chocolate roast, sweet, juicy grapefruit.
evergreen0199 (2222) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Brighton. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin off white head on top. Roasty, malty, dark fruit aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, dark fruit, a little chocolate and quite sweet.
Scopey (8089) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at Kings Arms. It pours dark brown with a medium light tan head. The nose is earthy, dirt, roasted malt, candied orange peel, milk chocolate and earth. The taste is bitter-sweet, dirty roast, citrus peel, caramel, touch of sherbet, coffee grounds, earth and peppery bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. A bit dirty. Decent enough though.
spacecube (1136) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle, pours black with a short tan head, aroma is chocolate, butterscotch, toffee, mild citrus hop, nice creamy thick stouty mouthfeel, finishes dry and balanced with some hoppy bitterness. Nice
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[ As Great Heck Black Jesus ].
Clear dark black brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, dark roasted, smoke, moderate hoppy, pine, light citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, tropical fruit, malt bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Mjp12 (577) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A great black ipa, sweet hop aroma, and a well balanced flavour of cream, chocolate and hops. Great carbonation levels.
mR_fr0g (4536) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bamberg jolly day 2 25/01/2014. Bottle shared at Cafe Abseits grand tasting. Bottle from Cotteridge wines. Clear dark caramel / red coloured pour with a loose off-white head. Aroma is berry, piney hop and some strawberry. Flavour is composed of roast, choc, piney and some resin hop. Finish is dry, slight puckering. Solid piney hop bitterness. Solid Black IPA.
s_hartshorne (2025) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask west riding dewsbury. I had previously rated a bottle of this gave it 3.4 the cask is a different beast so I deleted initial rating. Black colour good tan head lacing. Aroma is red berries blackcurrant slight roasted malts chocoalte.Taste is same as aroma good pine notes great hoppy bitterness. Medium full body decent mouthfeel. I know they say bottle conditioned is same as cask I tend not to agree!!
wheresthepath (1694) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Reading beer festival. Deep brown. Pine. Roast malt. Pine. Roast malt. Pine. Roast malt. Pine. A littlw touch of flowers is the only hint that there’s any more depth to this beer. Not that it’s bad mind; it’s just one- dimensioal.
deanso (6103) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle from Cotteridge wines.
Thiock creamy off white head. Clear black pour. Lovely smooth bitterness. Very nice