Leighton (15281) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at GBBF 2011, Day 2. Pours opaque brown with a bubbly, tan head. Big, raw hop aroma, pine, slight roast. Medium sweet flavor, plenty of bitterness, notes of citrus and earth, dark roasted malts. Has a bit of a raw edginess to it, which I like. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sticky, resinous hop finish, some floral character, more grass and pine. Lingering pine, roast and oily hops. Great stuff.
Dedollewaitor (14915) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Entered to celebrate my 7800th Rating. Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours black with small bubbles on top. Pine, grapefruit and vague roast. Freshly hopped and smooth. A bit of caramel. Very nice.
Theis (14655) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at GBBF 2011, Wednesday. Black - light brown edges. Burned malt, smooth body, nice medium bitterness, licorice, grassy, piney, high malty, coffee notes, nice smokey, resin. Lovely.
argo0 (12498) - Washington DC, USA - APR 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Medium beige head with nice lacing atop brown-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate/caramel, some grapefruit, light orange. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some bittersweet chocolate, roast. Medium body, light resin. Does everything well, but for some reason the whole is less than the sum of its parts.
Christian (11981) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black with a small tan head. Fresh hoppy aroma of citrus and grass with a touch of licorice. Citrus and licorice flavour with a somewhat rough grassy hop bitterness, otherwise a very tasty beer
jtclockwork (11784) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared by John. Pours black. Tan head. Nose and taste of cocoa, resin, chocolate malt and chalky ash. Medium body.
Lubiere (11586) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A dark black IPA with a thin brown head. In aroma, a nice pungeant malt with floral hops and light sulfur notes,. In mouth, a dark chocolate with grassy resinous hops, bitter roots, nice.
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run. Pours a clear dark brown color with a thin dark brown head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, herbal and pine hops. The taste is bitter resin hops, leafyness, some green notes, bitter roast and coffee with chocolate in the finish. Medium bodied.
BeerandBlues2 (11048) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 6, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark brown to black with a medium, frothy cream colored head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is moderate earthy and minty hops, some herbal notes, roast and chocolate malt, light burnt notes and raisins. Flavor is moderate hops and heavy bitterness, including roast malt bitterness, light background malt flavors, raisins, and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.
hopdog (10255) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Blue Dog, PA. Poured a dark brown color with an off white head. Chocolate, roasty, pine, and earth.