madmitch76 (12094) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Clear darm amber - red beer. Light pale tan head. Light dry palate. Mild lacto and tangy malt. Light dry finish. A bit too light (double stout??) but okay.
Leighton (8593) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012, London. Pours clear, red-brown with a creamy, white foam head. Moderate lactic chocolate nose, cocoa. Light sweet flavor with dark toast, faint rubber, dusty cocoa. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry finish with more dusty cocoa, some minerals, coal, some dry soil. Not bad.
johndoughty (3528) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. (Clear ) Black with a dry medium body.Part of their cheap range-cost seventy five pence. Excellent value for money and a good example of this style.
fonefan (31713) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 500ml. clear glass @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.
Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, butter. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, burnt, chocolate malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
jackl (3444) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. The nose is light chocolate, coffee grounds, earthy wood and zesty blackberry. The tasste is coffee cake, some chocolate and more berries. Medium body, soft carbonation. Not bad from Shepherd Neame.
EdKing (1545) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared at ChrisO’s pre-GBBF Shindig 2012. Cloudy dark brown, almost opaque, tan head. Nose is burnt, roasted malt, instant coffee granules, bit dirty, earthy. Taste is lots of roasted, burnt. Body is light watery, as is every Shepherd Neame beer.
worldbeertaste (1361) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep dark brown almost black with a red tint and a thin fizzy lacy tan head. Smells of roasted nuts and sweet chocolate malt. Some roast and butter. Thin watery biscuity body. Sweet nutty start with dry fruit and malt. Good Roast with a dry woody roast finish.
TheJestersBeer (1872) - SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark, reddish brown, with a brown head.
Big, toasted aroma, chocolate, coffee, fudge, malt, hops.
Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, creamy CO2.
Toasted, malty taste, chocolate, ashes, caramel, hops, mint.
Nice one for a beer with such low ABV.
DruncanVeasey (6597) - NUNEATON, Conference Premier, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
After-hours promotion party at The Penguin,13/05/12. Bottle in dimpled half pint glass, dancing. Black with ruby glints and a fine tan collar. Weak grilled veg aroma. Cardboard and grilled veg scattered with iron filings taste. Beautiful, sweet refuse. WE ARE GOING UP, WE ARE GOING UP!!!!!
joe19612 (1603) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Lidl. Pours a complete black colour with a thin tan head. Roasted malt and chocolate in the aroma, the taste again has roasted malt, but also some coffee with a dry bitter finish.