wimpyjoe (2300) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keighley Beer Festival. Black, no head and mild in character. It’s aroma is light and has an easy to drink character.
Grumbo (425) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask handpull at the Seven Stars, Bristol. Much enjoyed over a couple of nights in the city. Pours very dark brown with a fairly small tan coloured head. Dark roasted malt aroma with chocolate and dark fruits. Light-medium bodied with fine carbonation. A very good mild.
cgarvieuk (12314) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
cask at some big fancy castle like thing beer festival in london Easter 2013 ... Dark brown ... thin tan head ... soft dark chocolate roast nose ... dark fruits ... soft dark suger.
Theydon_Bois (5486) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby - 19/09/12.
Dark chestnut brown with a good mocha head and decent lacing.
Nose comprises dark fruits, nuts and toffee.
Taste follows on but more caramel than toffee, slightly sweeter tones.
Medium bodied with minimal carbonation.
jfb (3175) - GERMANY - JUN 19, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
(draught) pours a pitch black colour with a creamy light brown head. aroma of heavy liquorice, light toffee and strawberries, with a hint of coffee beans. flavour is gummi bears, light toasted malts, shreddiesand a hint of dark chocolate in the semi-tart finish. light-bodied with soft carbonation.
thepegjett (1261) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A - caramel
A - dark with frothy head
T - light bitter
P - mid
O - o.k., but not much there
tkrjukoff (3773) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Nag Head. Pours dark brown with a small tanned head. Aroma is roasted malts, some dark fruits and fruity. Flavor is acidy, a bit roasted, sweet, fruity, malty and bitter. Finishes roasted and bitter. Thin body.
maeib (8077) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 13, 2013 Cask conditioned Handpump Malt Shovel Northampton. A very dark brown beer with a purple tinge and an off-white head and lacing. Sweet and plummy throughout. A really fruity mild which is tasty and likeable. Score 3.7
Subsequent rating scored 3.5. Average becomes 3.6
Leighton (8786) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravity cask at the Wandsworth Halloween Festival 2011. Pours brown with a foamy, light beige head. Dark malt nose, subtle roast, some dark fruits. Pleasant flavor, dark toast, dark dough, some pumpernickel bread, light earth. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Dark malt finish, some toast and dough, a bubbly tingle, slight burnt grass, very mild roast. OK.
Bullit (3725) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ 3 Judges. Dark brown colour, tan head. Aroma is light malty, with some roastiness. Flavour is light roasted malts, bit of fruits. Pleasant.