harrisoni (12484) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask handpull at the Market Porter, Southwark. I think that this may need to be unretired as Itchen Valley are obviously brewing it again. Chestnut colour with lasting beige head. It’s an ok ESB, some nice rich malt, with hops to balance, full and rich in the mouth.
DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2004
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask conditioned & from a hand pump in The Alex in Derby, no sparkler.
Mid / Dark brown in colour.
A bit wishy washy despite being quite strong, bit of a let down :(