fellebag (905) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Glass in Amsterdam. Off white layer. Clear dark brown, almost opaque. Aroma is berries, prunes, chocolate, bread, oak. Taste is very sweet of cake, sugar, berries.
Bygers (847) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap 0,25l. Poures a dark almost black colour, minimal head. Aroma of caramel, coffee, roasted malts. Taste of roasted, bitter coffee, brown sugar and dark roasted nuts. Long bitter finish with a full body.
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madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
9th October 2014
Lightly hazy deep red - amber beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and a little dry. Airy malts, touch of cream. Light floral apple, some pear as well. Mild caramel underneath. Smooth semi dry finish. A bit different and quite drinkable.
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle on the IOW Jolly, homeward bound train tasting, thanks to Leighton I think 24/08/14.
Hazed chestnut brown with a decent beige covering that quickly dissipates.
Nose is toffee, woody notes, light spice, brown bread, musty, faint cocoa.
Taste comprises raisens, dates, malty tones, spice, brown bread, fruit loaf, brown sugars.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close.
Scopey (7380) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle on the IoW Jolly Day return train journey. It pours hazy mahogany brown with a massive beige head. The nose is earthy, wood, leather, twig, spice and caramel. The taste is bitter-sweet, wood, leather, candied peel, earth, caramel, toffee, brown sugar and mild tang with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not bad.
Ferris (4981) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - Raisin, plum and dark sugar. Deep brown with a rich beige head. Raisin, candy sugars and a light bitterness that finishes sweet. Not bad.
allmyvinyl (4221) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours murky brown with no head. Aromas of funky yeast, some toffee and cooked plums. Taste is yeasty. Finishes dry. OK.
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours murky brown, nose is a little medicinal, toffee, caramel, taste is way too overcarbonated, some vanilla, fruit, can mostly taste fizz.
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle at home ... deep brown ... bubbly tan head (bottle totally exploded lost about half) soft sweet dark roast ...sweet aromatic horse poo nose ... wierd medicinal fruit ... dark fruits .. some sourness...
Borresteijn (4917) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl Bottle at Herberg De Gouden Leeuw, Bronkhorst. ABV 6.5%. I asked for the Scrooge, this is what I got. Said it was the same, unfortunately for them I knew better. But heck, it’s a rate. Murky brown colour, soapy head. Aroma of chocolate, roosvicee, dark fruits. Flavour is sweet, malty, cocoa, chocolate, roosvicee, light bitter malty finish. Light to medium-bodied. Sweet, but nice.