markas101 (1668) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, - JAN 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask, The Sheffield Tap, Sheffield. Deep brown, tan head. Aroma of resin and coffee.. Sweet, then a long dry fruit and bitter Chocolate finish.
Scopey (3243) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at CP&K. It pours darkest brown (near black) with small beige head. The nose is scortched earth, leather, roasted malt, charcoal and pepper. The taste is wood, earth, dark fruit, berry, roasted malt, toast, decent bitterness and charcoal with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. A solid porter all-round.
sic1314 (959) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured dark brown with a thick off white head. Aroma of dark chocolate and roast malt. Medium to full body, flavour is more chocolate and coffee, roast malt and a lingering dry aftertaste.
Grumbo (186) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask handpull at Mr Foley’s, Leeds. Delicious porter, great texture, quite thick. Almost black with a light coloured head - the perfect looking pint in my opinion. Chocolate, coffee, vanilla aroma. Most enjoyable.
Snegurochka (286) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravicask shared by Stefan@Chorlton Beer Fest 2012.
Tawny body, with smell of dark chocolate, liquorice and dark berries. Some bitterness in the taste as well as dark fruit and liquorice. (6.Jul.2012)
dogbomb (632) - ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Dark ruby ale with a steady mid tan head. Lots and lots of chocolate on the nose. Loads more chocolate in the mouth, with a nice thin creamy texture and some coffee notes. Finish is bitter coffee espresso and a bit of stewed fruit. Delicious!
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Off cask at Sheffield tap. Oaky and indeed smokey. Very enjoyable indeed. Running out of things to say
brief_smile (100) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Deep brown colour, tan head. Roasted malts, hops and hint of coffee on the nose. Filter coffee, sweet milk chocolate and toast in the taste. Bitter roasty finish. Smooth luxurious mouthfeel. Good.
Theydon_Bois (2957) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Euston Tap - 31/10/12.
Dark mahogony brown in the light bordering on a lighter shade of black with a good tan head.
Good dose of roast malt on the nose, barley, light coffee tones.
Tastes of roast malt, milky creamy chocolate, molasses.
Very smooth feel to this beer - luxurious! Medium bodied with fine carbonation.
A most enjoyable stout.
deanso (3193) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample, on tap at thefat cat, Sheffield.
Thin creamy tan head. Clear dark pour. Nice smooth taste.
cgarvieuk (10993) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
cask at IMBC ... DEEP BROWN \lack ... thin tan head ... soft dark roast ... rich coffee nose ... dark malts ... mellow roast ... soft coffee ... dark heavy ...nice