Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, - 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.
thmsboyd (16) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2014
2.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle BBE 27 Oct 2014. Chilled. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, vanilla and toffee. Deep reddish brown body with very minimal head. Slight sourness and a little bitterness. Clouds on the tongue. Medium-bodied and a little chewy with almost no carbonation. Long and lingering toasted malt finish.
Idiosynkrasie (3633) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Slightly cloudy, ruby red glowing, dark brown colour - no head, just some beige bubbles. Chocolately and roasty dark malty aroma, hints of dark chocolate, nuts, chestnuts. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, notes of dark chocolate, nuts, chestnuts; flat, insipid, slightly watery finish.
ekstedt (5355) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask (?) at Euston Tap, London. Reddish brown, low beige head. A bit harsh roasted aroma, some acetone. Medium bodied, low carbonation. semi dry, salty bitterness.
hallinghansen (1904) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at World Cup Brazil tasting. Brown body with a tiny head. Sweet caramel, chocolate, licorice, ripe fruit.
Dedollewaitor (13766) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ World Cup Tasting @ Hallinghansen. Pours dark brown with a small off white head. Chocolate, coffee, bread and nuts. Medium bodied. Straight.. ok tasty.
MissPxx (303) - - JUN 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rating the London porter. Very dark brown. Looks like coca cola. Chocolatey aroma. Light refreshing fruity taste.
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mr_h (2756) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask by hand-pump at Blackfriars, Glasgow - opaque deep reddish brown, thin beige head, sweet chocolate aroma, intermittent lacing, chocolate, dark fruits flavour, well balanced, fruity malty finish
larsga (6140) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small coarseish beige head. Clear deep dark red body. Delicate earthy spicy aroma with herbal licorice notes. Dry-sweet earthy raisiny dusty taste with fruity grape notes. Mid-bodied. Soft, mild, flat, fluffy mouthfeel. Dryish grape, resin, and wood aftertaste with herbal spicy licorice notes. Lovely! Subtle, drinkable, and full of flavour. Very vivid. (0.237l cask at Union Tavern, London.)
joe19612 (1820) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ascot 2013. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin beige head, aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and coffee, taste is bitter with plenty of roasted malt with a dry waterery finish.
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Gallows Bird, Espoo. Very dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and liquorice with a hint of toffee. Burnt and hoppy bitter taste. Rather dry and bitter finish.