Theydon_Bois (7924) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravity dispense at the 15th Kingston BF, 16/05/14.
Black with a moderate tan head formed of bubbles.
Nose is dark maltings, light hoppy pangs, puff of smoke, liqourice, dark toffee.
Taste comprises dark malts, liqourice, red berry fruit, cocoa powder, light roast tones, subtle hop presence.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Helgi’s. Near black. Thin head. Aroma is pure chocolate. Soft and sweet, like a very chocolatey dark mild, with only a hint if roasty acidity. Very quaffable.
Beersiveknown (2734) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
dark brown, offwhite head, dark chocolate. Redcurrants, sultanas, dark chocolate, roast coffee, touch of caramel. Medium body and carbonation, dry finish.
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nicely balanced beer, everything working in harmony. Smoky/burnt bitterness a smidgen of sweetness, lovely
allmyvinyl (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Hanging Bat. Pours dark brown with a good tan head. Roasted aromas, faint liquorice, light chocolate. Very smooth and creamy with more chocolate and roasted/ashy notes coming through. Lovely.
Niall73 (1344) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Pours a dark red brown with a slightly off white head. Light licorice, treacle malt loaf aroma. Medium body. Rich, toasty, a bit smoky with a hint of whisky, some coffee. Decent.
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witthatsbier (204) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
cereal, chocolate, coffee, floral, black, colour,dry bitter chocolate ,thin to medium body,dry fiish
TheCametron (1730) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Cloisters. Pours deepest Brown with a lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and caramel. A nice thick stout with amble stouty flavours. Roasty maly and more caramel sweetness. Light charred bitterness to finish. These boys know how to make a dark beer.
mr_h (2712) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask by handpump at Pot Still, Glasgow - very dark brown near black, thin beige head, dark chocolate aroma, intermittent lacing, fruity, bitter, medium dry finish
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.
Clear dark black brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing to lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, dark roasted, light tar - ash. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, roasted, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.