nihtila (1016) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at AshtonMcCobbs. Darkish brown, like cola, no head. Sweet aroma, caramel, taste has caramel, toffee, dark malts, even vanilla. Quite simple sweet.
AshtonMcCobb (3394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl.
Appearance - deep amber to brown. Nice lacy head.
Nose - toffee going into floral honey,
Taste - honey and cereal.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly balanced finish.
Overall - struggling to criticise but also not getting excited, particularly.
allmyvinyl (5158) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at AshtonMcCobb’s. Pours clear red brown with a thin white head. Aromas of dark sugar, herbs. Taste is sweet, some chocolate. Sweet finish.
Stuu666 (5340) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at ash’s. Pours clear deep brown, nose is toffee, caramel, spices, taste is rich caramel, spiced, vanilla.
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ The Harp 7/8/11. Pours a dark brown, with no real head. Quite roasty, toffee, slight bitterness, but quite boozy. Seemed a bit out of season.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. A dark brown headless beer with a cola look to it. A malty beer with a bit of chocolate. Noticeable strength. Fruits in aroma. Dry taste. Nothing stands out. Pretty ordinary and dull really.
downender (6635) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars’ Hampshire Beer Festival, Bristol 2/05/2011. Dark brown, flat, with no head. Sweet, caramel and dark fruit with not much else. Dull.
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with some weak hints of dark fruit. Fruity malty dark fruit and caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.
Svesse (6715) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle. Thanks to SaintMatty) Dark brown colour with brief, bubbly, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of dried fruit, raisins, prunes, caramel and dark bread. Malty, fruity taste with dark bread, caramel, dried fruit, wort, roasty malt and slightly dusty hops in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness and medium bitterness. A touch metallic perhaps. Quite enjoyable.
SaintMatty (5708) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml Bottle - Dark brown in colour with red tinges when held to the light. Fruity aroma with raisins, roasted malt and marzipan. Rich and fruity taste with spicy malt, dried fruit, caramel and marzipan.