Rune (6905) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at MicroBar, shared with Finn. Bubbly, tan-coloured head. Body is back with a rustic shade. Chocolate malts to the nose, slightly roasted. Earthy, chocolate malts in flavour offset by a roasted bitter ending. Good (Manchester, 21.01.2013).
dynamiteninja (1282) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask at the postern gate (jdw), york. black body. thin off white. banana, citrus, roast. bittersweet. dry finish
downender (5615) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Bag O’Nails, Bristol 17/05/09. Opaque, near black with a slight, off-white head. Aroma of bitter chocolate and roasted malts. Flavour had some black coffee, powdered chocolate and a hoppy kick in the finish. Pretty good.
MesandSim (7121) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A Mes rate: Cask at the Market Porter.
Almost black mahogany colour. Decent coffee and chocolate malt aroma. Rich roasted malt flavour with some very slight funk and an enjoyable dry chocolate finish.