oh6gdx (19652) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@GBBF2009. Deep amber colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, liquorice, some hops and mild notes of caramel. Flavour is old coffee, mild roast, fruits and some mild dark berryish notes as well.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpump at GBBF ’09, described as ’MM Mild’. Thanks to cgarvieuk for this. Very dark brown. Chocolate aroma. Thin sweet wheaty taste, biscuity and lovely.
TBone (11326) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@GBBF 2009 as "MM Mild" (Beermad has listed this and "Mild" 3.6%).
Dark nut brown color, small beige head. Some toasted caramel and grassy hops in the nose, hints of diacetyl too. Caramel, dark toffee in the flavor. A bit watery. Light bitterness in the aftertaste. Standard, but ok.
leaparsons (7495) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, Newark Winter Fest 09. Dark brown with a beige head. Aromas are light coffee malts. Flavours are vinous with dark chocolate and coffee. Dry on the finish. Decent.
downender (5624) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Old Tavern, Bristol 23/5/08. Near black with some reddish undertones and a slight tan head. Aroma had some dark chocolate and red fruit. Sweetish flavour of caramel with a savoury edge in the finish. A decent mild.
bhensonb (9835) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 21, 2008
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Market Porter in London. Strong malty aroma with garnet notes and a nice tan head. Very smooth, near medium in body. Caramel/dark malt with mild hop bitter. Quite tasty.