tommann (2707) - 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 (2634) - 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.
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, Bottle Stop, Cheadle Hulme. Poured a red tinged very dark brown colour with a smallish tan head. Sweet, fruity, candyish aroma with some roasty notes. Flavour had a definite smokiness, with dark fruits and roasted malt in attendance .Some hop bitterness also. Plenty happening in all areas here. An enjoyable and tasty brew.
SarkyNorthener (1882) - 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.
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Bow Bar. Dark red brown with off white head. coffee and fruity chocolate. Light hoppy dryness. Very nice.
undercurrent25 (1397) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep black in colour, almost Guinness like in appearance, taste is rich and smooth, strong but not overpowering
tombyars (1354) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted this at the Troon Beer Festival in October 2012. Cask, gravity dispense. Clear dark garnet in colour with a thin but creamy off white head. Hints of roast malt and bitter chocolate notes in the slight aroma. Thin but creamy mouthfeel and poor lacing. Dark malt complex give a rich maltloaf base with juicy berry fruits evident. Bramble, plum and then tart woody redcurrants come to the fore as they start to intensify. Strong hop presence noted with resiny bitterness coming through in the dry almost peppery aftertaste. Finish has the malt just about edging it with roast malt, oak cask and chocolate flavours rolling in the mouth. A decent Old Ale in style and well recommended.
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.
gegwilson (1042) - 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.
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.