jfb (4250) - 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.
Strykzone (5204) - 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.
Hansen (7051) - 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.
Pith (151) - 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.
AndySnow (4308) - 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.
Stuu666 (4614) - 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.
omhper (20325) - 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 (13021) - 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.
AshtonMcCobb (3279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask @ the Standing Order.
Appearance - deep amber to chestnut. Nice fluffy head.
Nose - toffee with just a sniff of stewed prunes.
Taste - i was right. Stewed prunes on the taste too. Toffee in the background.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a rich and sweet but tangy texture and a balanced sweet finish.
Overall - nice beer.
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.