minutemat (1656) - Ford, Shropshire, - AUG 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Beermoth. Pours black with beige head. Smoked sweaty gym shirt aroma, taste has a tempered smoke quality, some malty woodiness, smooth and drinkable with charred ash on the finish. For a new brewery this isn’t bad at all.
RichTheVillan (2922) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at The Treacle Tap; Pepsi cola pour with a thin light tan head, dark fruit and light ash aroma, dark fruit taste a hint of coffee, floral lavender, some wood, molasses, roast malts, liquorice, nice silky mouthfeel.
Ferris (4275) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft - Smoked malts and dark roast. Jet black with with beige brown head. Dark roast and smoke and a hoppy bitter finish. Hoppy and smokey quite nice.
Hanoi (396) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Nose is smoke, slight licorice, little hazel nut, touch of cola. Enticing. Taste is gentle smoke leading to wood, touch of cola, and a bitter hop note in the finish. Mouthfeel is suitable.
A nice, lightly smoked, porter.