anders37 (14730) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Cock Tavern, Hackney E8. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty aroma with weak hoppy hints. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty weak caramel finish.
teorn88 (1655) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at the Cock Tavern. It pours a deep ruby / copper color with a large beige head. Aroma is sweet with plums, raisins, burnt sugar, caramel and dried fruits. Taste is mostly sweet with a slightly acidic finish. Notes of raisins, dates and caramel. Mouthfeel is medium with soft carbonation. Overall, good.
EdKing (1556) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg in Cock Tavern. Hazy bright opaque ruddy brown, thin foam pure white head. Nose is lots of toffee and banana. Taste is toffee, banana, dark ripe fruit, fig, date, candy sugar, raisin and sultanas, touch of sourness on finish, which I suspect if the house yeast character, having had a couple of beers in the Cock.
Camons (4519) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Southampton Arms, London. Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of light roasted malt, caramel, candy sugar, raisins. Flavor is malt, caramel, dark fruits, riasins, dates, light citrusly hops. Medium body, average carbonation. 180913
Scopey (4615) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Cock. It pours hazy deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is wood, earth, toasty, plum, fig, red grape and prune. The taste is bitter-sweet, prune, date, raisin, plum, sugary, light alcohol and red grape with a bitter-sweet finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and sticky mouth-feel. Pretty delicious.
viktorvee (458) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cock. Looks and smells rather fine, very sweet with a taste of golden syrup. Good pudding or winter’s evening beer
Theydon_Bois (5308) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the Cock Tavern, 16/08/13.
Lightly hazed chestnut brown with a thin light tan head.
Nose is dark fruits, candied sugars, orange peel, dates, toffee.
Taste comprises cake mix, candied sugar, toffee fudge, brown sugars, dates, raisens, pitted fruits.
Medium bodied with substance, fine carbonation, sweet but not overly so in the finale.
Erasmus_ro (1061) - Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ Cock Tavern, 20/08/13. Pours a dirty dark reddish orange with a decent, off-white head. Aroma is fruity and yeasty. Taste is malty with Belgian fruits, a lot of dark fruits. Plums and peaches and apricots as well as spiciness. Prunes too. Stiff and full with good carbonation.
madmitch76 (12162) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
3rd August 2013
Cock Tavern. Tank! Hazy deep amber beer with a little pale cream coloured head. Smooth palate. Creamy sweet malt. Good dried fruits and sweet candy fruits. Mild peppery spice. A smooth sweet fruity finish. Good Belgian!
Leighton (8684) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at the Cock Tavern - Hackney, London. Pours clear, golden-brown with a fine, tight cream cap. Sugary brown bready in the nose, a bit of Belgian yeast character, candi sugar. Medium to big sweet flavor, doughy bread, lightly toasted sugars, more yeast. Very sweet, some caramel. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with moderate alcohol wqrmth, lots of candied fruit, toffee, brown sugar, rich bread. Hefty stuff but gets the style pretty much right on.