Garrold (579) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Red Lion, Cromer, Norfolk. Dark, chestnut brown. Broken, thin, tan head. Aroma is dark malt, dark, ripe fruit. Some roast coffee. Some cocoa. Taste is dry, dark, fruity. Smooth palate. Dry, lightly tangy finish.
tcane7 (1511) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Memphis. Pours a near black, deep brown with thin tan head and ringed lace. Nose of chocolate, caramel, roast. Medium body. Taste of chocolate, roast, smoke, tobacco.
Scopey (5276) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask gravity at Wandsworth Halloween Fest 2013. It pours darkest brown, near black with a medium beige head. The nose is roasty, dark fruit, berry, jam, sweet liquorice and cocoa. The taste is smooth, roast, toast, earth, cocoa, light bitterness, mild acidity, coffee grinds with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Smooth, tasty and easy-drinking. Rather good.
fairwater (124) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Alehouse. Very dark, a little ruby around the edges, frothy head. Some winter fruits in the aroma, which are followed by more on first taste. Blackcurrant, bitterness from the hops, but no burnt notes from the grains. Extremely drinkable.
mr_h (2313) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by air font at Geordies Byre, Ayr - clear very dark brown near black, thick creamy beige head, sour malty, chocolate aroma, some berries, bit of thick lacing, chocolate, coffee flavour, something fruity as well, harsh finish
HogTownHarry (5975) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
August 24, 2013 - hand-pull cask at The Harp (Chandos Place). Opaque ruby-black with a solid and lasting small creamy tan head. MIld aroma, some chocolate and light grain. Taste is - meh - nitro tang overriding light chocolate and tart prune, some alcohol. Average airy body, quick finish - ehhh.
evergreen0199 (1748) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Ealing beer festival 2013, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Sweet chocolate, coffee aroma. Tastes similar, coffee, chocolate, slightly roasty, slightly sweet. Very nice stout.
MadRobin (1590) - Silver Spring, USA - JUN 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap 5 oz. pour at Max's in the Fell's Point distriict, Baltimore, MD.
Opaque, black-brown with a small khaki head and very good lacing.
Aroma of chocolate, dark berries, mild coffee and roasted malt.
Taste of chocolate, roasted coffee and roasted malt.
Medium body and medium/low carbonization.
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argo0 (11163) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Large beige head atop cola-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some milk chocolate, light nut. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, some roast, milk chocolate. Light-medium body, some wateriness, light stickiness.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Black color, bright tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of subtle riast. Taste is burnt embers, charcoal, burnt espresso. Lots of flavor for a "low" (by colonist standards) alcohol beer.