s_hartshorne (1505) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask west riding dewsbury. Ruby brown colour ok beige head lacing. Aroma is weetabix toffee light roasted malts. Taste is similar some nuttiness. Good smooth body and mouthfeel. V Good yorkshire bitter.
Garrold (1470) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. North Bar, Leeds. Dark brown. Thick, dense, lasting beige head. Dried fruit and dark malt. Some chocolate malt. A little astringency. Taste is fruity dry. Some dried fruit sweetness. Smooth, creamy palate. Dry, bitter finish. Nice bitter, and in excellent nick, too.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask at Brigantes for the 10 points. Pours a very dark ruby brown colour with a decent light tan head. Aroma of caramel, yeast, roasty malt and chocolate. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Not bad. Go Tubes!
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - APR 30, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask GBBF 2009 Mahogany, no head. Dark roasted malts, sweet nuts. Bitter hops in aftertaste. Tasty one.
wimpyjoe (4164) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark full bodied ale with an excellent balance. Fine wooded earth type flavours and brilliant smooth texture.
imdownthepub (10468) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Dark brown to chestnut with slight head. Dry, pretty malty beer, quite smooth with a chocolate overtone. Some bitterness, lacks some depth though. It’s reasonable.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned handpump Duck & Drake Leeds. A dark brown to mahogany coloured beer with a sparkled whitish head and copious lace. A dry nutty malty beer. Notes of chocolate and licorice. Coffee also. A thick chewy texture. Nice enough.
leaparsons (8174) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Dark brown with a bubbly head. Aromas are cocoa powder with light coffee and raisins. Slightly vinous with hints of lactose and liquorice. Flavours are chocolate malts with some roast character and nutty notes. Grapefruit and dark chocolate bitterness with a peppery finish. Decent.
ralphdot (988) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 9/20
3.8% deep amber colour with a good head, caramel malt aroma, treacle toffee taste.
Svesse (6174) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 5 Aug 2009) Dark brown colour with brief, off-white head. Malty, nutty nose with dark fruit and dusty hops. Slightly roasty. Malty, nutty taste with notes of toast, dried fruit, cold coffee and dusty hops in the finish. Rather light body, smooth and rounded mouthfeel. Balanced sweetness. Nice, easy drinking, traditional bitter with a nutty malt character.