jjsint (270) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ Staff of Life, Stoke. Mid to dark brown, not completely clearing. Cola, chocolate, hazelnut, astringency in the nose. Weird. Mostly like a sweet extra in the taste, but bitter sparks shoot up all over the tongue for the finish and aftertaste. Ok in my opinion the least successful recipe in the Joules stable.
foxo82 (598) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hand pulled at The Victoria, Birmingham. Chestnut coloured ale which is watery and easy drinking and perfectly pleasant without standing out in any way. Some fruitcake. Some grass. Ok.
imdownthepub (9167) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at The Cross Keys, Chester. Amber with white head. This proved to be quite a fruity, malty beer, reasonably sweet, some bread-crust, baked notes. Reasonable.
DanielBrown (3488) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Victoria, Birmingham. Very malty. Tangy malt. Not prepared to say anything more.
RichTheVillan (1639) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Duke of York - Lichfield; light brown with a tinge of red pour with smooth off white head, quite fruity aroma, caramel sweet malty taste with fruits.
Cunningham (3673) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Clear copper color with a nice white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Toffee, light hoppy and mild fruity.
Palate: Medium light body. Slightly sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Toffee, mild hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Standard handpull bitter.
Personal stats: On tap at Coopers Tavern in Burton-on-Trent, England.
cgarvieuk (12239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
cask at guildford ... copper ... thin tan lacing ... soft sweet toffee .. ligt yeast nose... swet offe fruits ... light beadyness ... nice
snzcujo (277) - RUSSIA - NOV 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted on tap (cask?) @Coopers Tavern, Burton-on-Trent, on 07/11/2012.
Pours of absolutely clear copper color, with a tiny fluffy head.
Mouthfeel is mild, as expected, and just slightly carbonated.
Taste is a bit acidic upfront, then transforming into the mix of burned sugar, caramel, candies, those sorts of flavours.
Aftertaste is both quite acidic and sweet, also having that distint "mineraly" character.
Recommended for the Burton ales lovers.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
BlackHaddock (2902) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Named after a carving in the breweries hospitality room (carved in 1932), this is currently their strongest beer.
My review is of two hand pulled pints in one of their pubs: The Royal Oak in Eccleshall on 5th April 2012.
Lovely rich, reddy brown body with an off-white to creamy coloured head which clings to the glass nicely.
The aroma is of a nutty malt loaf with a caramel topping and suggests a full bodied and malty, semi-sweet tasting beer: and that is exactly what you get.
I really liked this: I’m into the sweeter, maltier brews these days and this ’floated my boat’.
tommann (2297) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Coopers Tavern, Burton-On-Trent. Pours dark amber with a medium head. Aroma is spiced bready malt. Taste is watery to start. Dark fruity bready bitter finish.