EdKing (2075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask in Dean Swift. B;ack, with brown edges and off white head. Nose is coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, smokiness. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, but with some inky flavours, soy sauce. Very distinctive flavour. This is really good.
sm89walt (1792) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask - The Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell, London. A foamy and lasting off-white to beige head sits atop a deep & dark brown body after the pour. Some yeast & red fruits on the nose. Quite rich & roasty on the tongue with some mid fruit & a lingering dry coffee note. Tangy mid fruits & yeast develops on the tongue as the glass continues. Medium body, softly carbonated mouthfeel with a medium length lightly tangy finish.
suprchunk (2507) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black pour. Big tan head that slowly falls, leaving rings of foam around the glass. Big roasted coffee aroma. Watered down coffee flavor with some hints of chocolate. Nice.
Barrelbelly (661) - BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hop aroma, not very porter like. Taste also hoppy but watery in the finish.
Abio (1683) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2012
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark brown beer, orange glow inside. Head is ok, but disappeeras to quick. Smell is decent, hops and some spiced earth. Taste is a bit to watery.
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. A black beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, malt, and a bit of roasted bread. The aroma has notes of malt, soy sauce, and roasted malt, leading to a bitter finish.
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A - chocolate, molasses and coffee
A - dark with frothy head
T - sweet with roasted bitter
P - full and soft
O - nice
DruncanVeasey (7423) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask gravity, Derby Winter BF, 17/02/12. Mahogany with loose but persistent tan bubbles. Really lovely smoked aubergine, dusted cocoa and chipotle characte; Minstrels, green pepper. Smoked choc aroma, some chipotle. Thin mouthfeel. Top flava.
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
An tasty wee porter which is teasing me, Liquorice, mace, mixed dried fruit, anything, something, whatever it is it’s going on in the background which makes for a good pint.
McNeillR (1595) - SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Straight laced liquorice nose. Auburgine sheen. Comforting porter palate fronted by an initial murky cocoa roll, with a dusty finish. Stern work. (Cask, Bow Bar, Edinburgh (Winter Beer Festival))