Strykzone (5155) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at esbls. Dingy dirty brown with a small blotchy off white layer. A sweet fruit nose. This is a brown? Fruit is in front with grain. Hops are light but do add some bitterness. A bit of spiciness. Interesting and different.
Pith (148) - New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Loch Lomond Brewery. Pours dark mahogany with a frothy tan head. Aroma sweet sugared candy, background of nuttiness. Taste bitter, dark chocolate, nutty with medium velvety mouth feel. Gentle bitter alcohol finish.
Stuu666 (4136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours copper brown, nose is chocolate, toffee, taste is chocolate, nutty.
Hansen (6991) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark amber coloured and clea.r Has a white head, medium duration. Sweet, spicy, herbal aroma, laqurice. Flavor is starting sweet, some caramel and grains combined with laqurice.
jfb (4201) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(draught) pours a clear ruby colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of sugar icing, some light dark fruit, roasted malts, brown sugar and herbal hops. flavour is more roasted malts and dark fruit, with a faint hint of peat smoke, some brown sugar and a hint of alcohol in the finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.
AndySnow (4202) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Where: omh tasting, 2014-04-11.
Appearance: Brown colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Vinous, caramel.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Dark fruit, caramel.
omhper (20182) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Mahogany colour, small head. Hazelnuts and caramels, Mid dry with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Hazelnut cream, mild caramel. Mellow with notes of oat porridge. Low-medium bitterness. Pleasant.
Oakes (12854) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown w reddish accents. Not much nose. Tastes a bit molasses/liquoricey and maybe toasty.
Graham77 (282) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
As good a dark ale as I have tried, with coffee and liquorice notes. Far better than the Kelburn Ca’Canny that I had reviewed before it.
madmitch76 (16335) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
6th December 2013
Pigs Ear. Hazy amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and semi dry. Very modest carbonation. Very light of dark malts, barely there. Insipid dark fruits and perhaps a touch of spice. Vaguely cinnamon in the post light dry finish aftertaste.