RichardGretton (4626) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black beer with a strong head. The aroma is mildly roasted, and the flavour is pretty deeply roasted with a deeply bitter and fortified body and finish. Overall a really flavoursome beer.
JohnRMurdoch (4307) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2012 Cask @ The Bow Bar. Rich dark brown colour, good head. Roasted coffee malt aroma & flavour. Sweet aftertaste. Not bad.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Dark brown with a small off white head. Ashy log fire aroma. Sweet, thick leathery taste with dates and prunes, thick, rich... I almost want to say meaty, like a cup of Bovril. Mid bitter finish. Full of character. Almost like a Hopshackle beer.
SarkyNorthener (3966) - West Bromwich (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.
Mr_Pink_152 (3565) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tried at the Nottingham beer festival 2015. Dark ruby colour with an off white head. Aroma has stewed fruit taste fruity.
MrTipple (3552) - 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.
nilsas (3329) - 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.
tommann (3298) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with a large head. Aroma is Juicy Fruits and marmalade on toast. Taste has Juicy Fruits and a little chocolate to start. Sweet, burnt malt finish. Some alcohol in the finish.
Jerre (3164) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 8, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle, 50 cl. on 15.09.2010, @ EBCU Brussels.
Middel brown color, with off-white head.
Aroma sweet, bit roasted malts, caramel.
Taste sweet, roasted malts, hopsbitterness, caramel.
gegwilson (3130) - 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.