Grumbo (1361) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the East Town bottle shop and tap room, Ipswich. Pours almost black with a large and long lasting beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Moderate sweetness, medium roasted bitterness. Medium body, slick texture, a bit too carbonated. Finish is dry, lasting roasted bitterness.
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle from Beer52.com. A deep chocolate brown colour with a ring of tan head; rich chocolate malt aroma; dry spicy malt taste with a well balanced bitterness; and a spicy caramel finish.
Cuso (7774) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 9, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Beerlovers. Very dark brown color with medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee. Coffee, dark chocolate, wood in taste. Good.
MisoW (3201) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 9, 2016
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Bolime tasting 3/2016. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma of citrusy hops, caramel, roasted malt. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sourish, coffee, caramel, some dark berries.
rusos (594) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 9, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Bolime tasting. Black colour, beige head. Aroma roasted, caramel, some yeast. Taste roasted, caramel, somewhat sour. Empty body. Overcarbonated.
Gurthnar (4986) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 9, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Bolime tasting 3/2016. Unfortunately this soured and nothing is left of the deScriptors in commercial deScription. Not entirely bad, but not great either - just another unintentional sour.
Mjp12 (1387) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2016
3.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A perfectly decent session style stout, with good roast flavours, and a clean finish
jamestulloch (3427) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Brown body with a thin beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, plum and dumpling. Flavour of peppercorns, chocolate limes, cherry, green pepper and Blackjacks. Thin body with a creamy texture. Soft fizz. A cracking beer - complex beyond its ABV. Hardknott are an incredibly underrated brewery.
gegwilson (3199) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Open All Hours in Keswick. Pours deep mahogany with a good frothy cream head. Light cocoa aroma. The taste is moderately spicy at first before bitter dark chocolate and black fruits. Some liquorice too. The body is pretty light with quite high carbonation. OK.
BlazerT (499) - POLAND - AUG 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Sensoric. Deep black with light brown, densed, medium to big head. Nice black fruits aroma - just like cherries in chocolate. Taste is fruity, slightly sour with dark chocolate accents. If you like dark fruita and chocolate go for it.