allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Cafe Royal. Pours dark amber brown with a thin beige head. Aromas of light chocolate and coffee. Taste is more of the same, some biscuit notes on the finish. Decent.
nihtila (2986) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Standing order. Pours pale amber. Aroma of caramel, wood, slightly roasted malts. Taste is malty, bitter fruits, caramel. When looking at other ratings I dont know what beer I got but this is what the tap said.
mighty_meadow (308) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask at Wheatsheaf Inn (JDW) Kilmarnock.
Dark colour, thin head. Tastes of chocolate covered coffee beans with a hint of aniseed.
Only had a half pint, think a full pint would have let me appreciate this more.
Will try again.
Stuu666 (10879) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the bow bar. Pours clear deep amber, nose is roast malts, coffee, chocolate, taste is thin, roasty, chocolate
AshtonMcCobb (5393) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at the Cafe Royal.
Appearance - dark toffee with some red chinks on the sides. Lovely fawn head.
Nose - gentle chocolate biscuits.
Taste - lovely chocolate digestive and then cream. Actually honeycomb too. It’s that Crunchie feeling.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly fresh finish.
Overall - hallelujah the first tasty beer of the day.
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at White Horse, Parson’s Green, London, 24 Nov 2013) Dark brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty nose with dark fruit, coffee, chocolate and prunes. Malty, toasty taste with notes of dark fruit, prunes, raisins, chocolate, coffee and a certain spicy bitterness in the finish. Quite complex and very tasty. Nice one.
Scopey (12712) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at White Horse. It pours deep brown with a thick off-white head. The nose is wood, earth, toast, light smoke, spice and umami notes. The taste is wood, earth, toast, dark fruit, berry, spice, varnish, tang, earth and varnish with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Pretty tasty and well-balanced. Nice example of an old ale. Rather enjoyable stuff.
FatPhil (14149) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravicask (CWAF2013, Thurs)
Darkish reddy brown. Immediate "yum" from the aroma - slathered with cappuccino. There’s coffee all over the place in the taste too, but has some acidity that reminds me of the burn you get from vomitting. Still, gotta love the smooth and rich coffee roast. [cue beanshake action]
imdownthepub (13396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at Cambridge Winter Ales Festival ’13. Chestnut with no head. This started off with a nutty chocolate flavour, a touch of tartness follows though, becoming fruity. Reasonable depth, reasonable beer.
mr_h (4800) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by handpump at The Twa Dugs, Ayr - clear brown, thin beige head, sweet malty aroma, chocolate, caramel, oily feel, bit cold