markwise (4094) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to blazer06 for the share. Pours dark caramel color with an off-white head. Nose is caramel, dates, toffee, slight port notes. Flavor is similar with lots of depth to this one. Interesting beer from one of England’s finest.
marcus (5621) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 5, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Monument Wine. Pours reddish brown with a decent tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a pleasant toffe flavor, a bit nutty, with a dry slightly bitter finish.
Leighton (8685) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours amber-red with a large, tan head. Heavy malt aroma with with caramel and ripe fruit. Quite a sweet flavor with lots of malts, light breadiness, dark fruits and faint roast. Mild bitterness. Medium to full in body with average carbonation. Finishes sweet with lingering malt notes. Very good.
JaBier (4332) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at Buckeye Beer Engine. It definitely wasn’t on cask, so I’m rating it under the bottle version. Clear copper pour with a thin off-white head. Malty and fruity nose with a bit of caramel. Caramel malt flavor up front with some soft fruit and a bitter bready finish.
shrubber85 (6510) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Sweet plum and barley malt aroma. Chestnut color with large, cascading head. Sweet raisin and toffee malt flavor with a mild bitter/astringent alcohol finish. Nice balance. Very nice.
OleR (4372) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0.5L bottle@John Bull Pub, Aalborg. Dense, yellow head. Clear, dark mahogny body. Sweet-scented malty, dark dried fruits, pepper and caramel. Taste is very sweet and rich malty. Notes of dark fruits and burnt suger. Thick, almost syrupy in the mouth. Healthy body. Bitter-sweet endnotes. Too far on the sweet side for my likings.
stobbe74 (3790) - DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, 50cl. Pours a clear brown beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel, raisin and some notes of burnt. The flavor is malt, caramel and burnt. The palate is sweetness. Overall an average beer.
Sigmund (4511) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
500 ml bottle, from Voldby Købmandsgård, Denmark. ABV is 7.5%. Mahogany coloured beer, big off-white to beige head. Very nice malty aroma with notes of caramel and dark dried fruits, also some oaky and vinous notes. The flavour is malty sweet and rich, notes of caramel and dark dried fruits again, vinous and oaky notes too, moderate hops in the finish. A lovely strong ale!
Different (203) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2010
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Colours is brown with a creamy top. Aroma is sweet burnt caramel and a dry fruity note. Flavour is caramel and fruit.
sfhodense (4793) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet burnt caramel and a dry fruity note. Flavour is sweet caramel, burnt caramel, light hop and a dry fruity note.