rickgordon (3845) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark ruby red colour with creamy beige head. Black malt shows off in aroma, along with a clear fruitiness. The flavour is really fruity with hints of chocolate powder and berries. Soft beer with low bitterness.
larsniclas (5847) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at OT October-10
Dark ryby red. Creamy tan head.
Some burnt chocolaty aroma along with berries.
Soft and smooth with low bitterness.
rauchbier (3640) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2010
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, from Asda Grimsby. Deep ruby red, thin but lasting off white head and gentle condition. Complex nose that starts with a fruity tanginess before shifting to a sweet chocolate powder note and a faint suggestion of burnt toffee, in the mouth though its all quite muted, with some background fruitiness and a gentle chocolate powder bitterness, finish is brief, muted and vaguely suggestive of bitter chocolate.
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Deep red/amber color, creamy brownish head. Milky chocolate aroma, vanilla and bread. Fruity flavor, apples, grapes, berries, some hops and metal notes.
Finn (4531) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask på Morpeth Arms, Pimlico 4 Okt 10. Dyp brun / sort. Nesten ikke skum. Sjokoladearoma. Litt vassen. Gjennomført smak av røstet malt.
joe19612 (1997) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a good tawny colour with a tan coloured head. Good rich aroma of malt, and a little hint of chocolate and toffee. The taste is all malt with dry bitter finish.
daniele (6056) - ITALY - AUG 11, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
scura poca schiuma naso frutao maltato cioccolato caffe tosature morbida in bocca piacevole leggero amaro luppolato
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours good nut brown, taste is pleasant, dark fruits and prunes, sweet and malty with a lightly bitter woody finish. Decent.
planky84 (2248) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Drink of Fulham. Dark brown pour with a reddish sheen. Aromas of sultanas, dark fruits, chocolate malt, licorice. Flavours of chocolate, raisins,blackberries. Malty mouthfeel. Bitter finish.
sm89walt (1783) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask - West Gate Inn (JDW), Canterbury. Poured a dark, ruddy brown with a small and lasting soapy beige head that left a good lacing. Dark fruits and mild chocolate notes on the aroma. Some good roastiness on the tongue with raisin, finishing with a dry and lingering bitterness. Smooth, medium body with just a touch of carbonation.