Snegurochka (331) - Tromsø, - JUL 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Half pint @Castle Hotel, Manchester, 04.Jul.2012.
Mahogany, almost black body. No head. Gingerbread is what first comes into mind, then cigars, pinetrees and liquorice. It’s almost like Christmas! And, wow!, the taste, also so complex: sweet anise, coffee, pepper, ginger, coal, crowberries, coal, smoke and some vinegar... Wow! Very interesting!
Scopey (4612) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask gravity at Wandsworth Halloween Feat 2013. It pours deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is roasty, toast, berry, jam, earth and red grape. The taste is toasty, earth, berry, smooth roast, mild acidity, jam, cocoa and light alcohol with a dry, fruity finish. Full body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Tasty, well balanced and rather drinkable. Robinson’s at their best.
Borup (4397) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. Dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, spice, alcohol, fruit, chocolate and roasted malt.
jjsint (270) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ St Albans Beer Festival, 2013. Morning coffee brown. Aroma of strong alcohol, raisins. Taste is too sweet. Pseudo-bitterness hangs on. Massive chocolate hits when drunk with abandon. Smooth mouthfeel. I feel like this used to be better.
Beese (658) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a dark brown colour with no head. Aromas of chestnut, caramel and fruit cake. Malty flavour, cherries and molasses. Palate leaves with cooked apples, spice and alcohol. Tastes stronger than it actually is.
Theydon_Bois (5279) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13.
Dark mahogony brown with a thin light tan head.
Nose is toffee, dark fruit, bready malts, sugars.
Taste comprises prunes, marzipan, dates, toffee, fruit cake, light booze.
Medium bodied with bite, fine cabonation, lightly warming alcohol in the finale.
Good stuff, much better than my memories of the bottled version.
Pizd (355) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask, GBBF 2013): Deep brown with a medium off white head. Aroma of heavily roasted malt, nuts, dark chocolate and a touch of alcohol. Really strong flavour, wasn’t expecting it to be so powerful. Notes of roasted malt, nuts, dark chocolate, caramel, molasses, dark fruit and a touch of alcohol that lets you know youre drinking a big beer. Very nice indeed.
mR_fr0g (1386) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at gbbf 2013. Dark copper colour with no head. Aroma is nutty sweet caramel and some alcohol. Tangy berry higher alcohols. Some ginger spice in the finish.
rlgk (8445) - Skövde, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at GBBF 2013. Very dark amber beer with a small beige head. Roasted malt aroma, caramel, chocolate, nutty notes, marcipan, raisins, ,cocoa, vanilla notes. Caramel flavor, vinous, chocolate, raisins, biscuits, hazelnuts, some warming alcohol, vanilla notes. Really nice.
back (965) - Holstebro, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
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---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Pyrmir (2420) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap, rated from backlog. Aroma sweet and boozy, roasted barley, toffe and caramel. Taste of toffee, roasted barley, sweet, a bit fruity