AdiBeer (1034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: bread and toasted malts. Appearance: dark clear brown, medium beige creamy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: initially caramel sweets, turning to toasted notes, bread, flat carbonation. Overall: nice Strong Ale, quite a nice aroma. Pint at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, Nottingham.
Bammers54 (39) - Camberely, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
from bottle, a pretty good brown ale, a nice old fashioned beer, with the modern addition of ABV, plenty of different tastes going on in the bacjground, and a nice brown all acidic finish, I liked this ....
RichTheVillan (2775) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; mahogany brown pour with a frothy beige head, wet cardboard aroma, taste has dark fruits with a hint of chocolate.
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Jan 2014 - Reddish Brown in colour. Light off-white head. Fair lacing. Malty; roasty malts; chocolate, hint of toffee. Fruity; some dark fruits. Hoppy; earthy and grassy hops. Roast malty throughout with some sour hop/fruit bitterness. Very drinkable.
jmgreenuk (4274) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin bubbly light tan head. The aroma is malt light caramel and red berry fruit. The flavour is medium to strong bitter, light sweet with a slightly watery strong hop liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Nice and drinkable but the liqourice does dominate and that’s not so good.
Theydon_Bois (8395) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Claude Du Vall, Camberley, 01/02/14.
Lightly hazed copper with a moderately appointed light beige covering.
Nose is stoned fruit, biscuit, earthy, nutty, bready malt.
Taste comprises bitter orange, bread dough, earthy, toffee.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter pangs in a semi drying closure.
Drinkable but not much in the way of depth or character.
nilsas (1350) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2014 Duft av malt, rosin og frukter. Fin gyllen kastanje farge. Tykt kremet skum. Fin smak av malt, rosin og frukter.
Pudding (177) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml. Reddish-brown, dissipating head. Clear. ar: lots of caramel and raspberry fruit. taste: as aroma. palate: quite syrupy, thick texture, fruity finish. overall: enjoyable beer. Attractive in many respects.
gegwilson (1081) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask in the Tilley Shilling, Farnborough. A mahogany coloured ale with a good cream head. Bittersweet flavour with toffee, pear drop and some pine notes on the finish. Quite full flavoured. Drinkable and quite refreshing for a darker ale.
SarkyNorthener (1884) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask@the billiard hall, west brom. Dark ruby beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is chocolate, dark treacle, bramble hedge fruits and malts. Full bodied and chewey. I liked this, very nice.