Halfling_4132 (90) - Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2015
2.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Unfiltered, burned terracotta colour with a creamy yellow foam. Aromas of crisp apples and grapes with developing chocolate and coffee. Palate, very full body, heavy on the tongue. Taste was very bitter chocolate and burned beans, no sweetness. Overall, interesting aromas but too heavy to finish.
lokis333 (409) - Bir˛ai, LITHUANIA - NOV 15, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Unfiltered deep ruby color with strong and brown/yellow foam. Aromas of fruits, apples, sweet, plum and bit grasy notes. Palate, full body, thick and heavy going, very bitter and heavy aftertaste. Taste is bitter vry bitter, maybe too bitter also sour, has some coffee and roasted notes behind. Overall interesting, heavy and dark tasting in a way, reminds some porters, dark and very heavy going. The fact that it is heavy going and full body that I like, this beer is bit too much in a way and makes it not that enjoyable to drink in my opinion.
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle of an unknown origin. Poured a chestnut colour, with a slight haze and a thin, off-white head. Malty aroma, with some caramel and floral hop notes. Initial flavours of brown sugar, cinnamon and grass. Finish was sugary, oranges and boiled sweets.
BeerLuvver (91) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a dark amber with light brown compact head which stays well. Good sweet malty scent with roasted malts and baked cookies. Taste of malti sweetness and lovely roasted barley. Delicate fruitiness and good alcohol punch, even at only 6.5%. Tastes stronger. Lovely peppery finish of good quality hops. Dangerously drinkable.
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
7th December 2007
Pigs Ear Festival, Hackney. Nice beer! Toffee and caramel. Robust malts but not heavy. Very drinkable.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Pigs Ear.
Mid brown colour. Tobacco, caramel and slight malt in the aroma. Very fruity flavour, very sweet malty notes, almost in barley wine territory. Chewy, thick, resinous and just a little o.t.t. for me.
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Pig’s Ear BF
Sweet, malty, some burned sugar. Vinous, sour cherries. Nice sour/bitter taste.