SarkyNorthener (1684) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark ruby brown beer with a residual head. Aroma is faint roasted malts and a touch of berries. Taste is berries, some chocolate and coffee, a hint of plum and some sweetish malts. Very nicely balanced beer, never overpowering.
s_hartshorne (1016) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle bier huis ossett. A great dark ruby red colour no head. A coffee chocolate aroma. Very smooth feel. Slight chocolate nutty taste with a bitter finish. A good beer
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasty, quite sweet. Not much aroma but good flavour, some iron, with a sweet malt, cherry almost overlay. Dark appearance.
gegwilson (921) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep ruby beer with thin cream head. Lovely chewy toffee apple flavour. Nice bitter sweet finish. An excellent example of the style.
danlo (1054) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Dark brown ruby colour, foam beige head and aroma of toffee, chocolate & raisins. Taste is sweetish malty with biscuit, toffee, chocolate, dark fruits and coffeeish light bitterness. Smooth, medium bodied, soft carbonation, roasted earthy finish. Quite drinkable.
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Cask): Dark brown, ruby tinges with a creamy tan head. Toffee, chocolate and nut aroma. Chocolate, toffee, nuts, malt and slight hints of dark fruit in the tasting. Very smooth and drinkable.
Yves (2094) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hand pump at The Bankers Draft in Sheffield. Darker brown coloured beer with small white head and no carbonation. Roasted malty aroma. Flat palate. Finish is roasted spicy bitter.
Grumbo (525) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at GBBF 2013. Ruby brown in colour, with a decent off white head. Chocolate, caramel, malt and raisin aroma. Good body, minimal carbonation. This is a rich and warming mild.
TimE (3091) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
chestnut color. Lots of toffee chocolate and treacles in the nose. The mouth shows toffee, a touch of nutiness and chocolate note with dark fruit. Light malty. Enjoyable
larsga (6120) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium creamy beige lasting head. Clear deep dark barely translucent brown body. Faint dusty caramelly aroma with wooden notes. Sweet fruity caramelly taste with dusty floral notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, flat, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish roasty caramelly aftertaste with dusty wooden notes. Subtle and highly drinkable. (0.284l cask, The Blue Bell, York.)