fonefan (38496) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, dark roasted, burnt. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask@GBBF2009. Deep ruby colour, not much head. Roasted malts, caramel, sweet malts as well as mild notes of raisins in aroma. Flavour is syrup, wood, some mild bitter hops as well as mild notes of nuts.
anders37 (19082) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted amlty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and hoppy flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy finish with hints of chocolate in the aftertaste.
cgarvieuk (17007) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask@GBBF 2009 ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft roast little coffee nose ... soft dry ... roast malt .
harrisoni (14990) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask gravity at Reading BF 09. Also known as No. 2 stout. One of the best beers of the first day. Black, big lasting tan head. Very roasty aroma. Very roasted overall. I liked it. Good fullness, lovely dark choc and I would happily recommend this to any Raterbeerian
Leighton (13821) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at Market Porter, London. Pous dark brown with a medium, beige head. Holds a dark, hard malt nose, with light cocoa and roast. Bittersweet flavor, a bit ashy, with some char and bitter, dark chocolate. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. The finish is very dry and roasty, with mild, malty sugars and lingering peat and earth impressions. Solid stout.
TBone (13816) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ruby, almost opaque color, tiny beige head. Intensive aroma of licorice, a bit sweet. Flavor is not as intensive, but it has dark malts, ash and licorice. Nice toasted aftertaste. Good one.
rlgk (13159) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at GBBF 2013. Pitch black beer with a small brownish head. Roasted malt aroma, soot, raisins, licorice notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, prunes, raisins, licorice, some tar. Thin bodied, with a roasted soot finish.
Theydon_Bois (12569) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13 thanks to Ronny for the pour.
Light black/v dark mahogony brown with a thinnish light tan head that clears to a swirl/edgeing.
Nose is dark toffee, light smoke, mineral notes, light chocolate.
Taste comprises cardboard, light smoke, dark toffee, thinner than the aroma.
Light to medium in body, a little on the watery side.
So so stout affair.
imdownthepub (11284) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at Birmingham Beer Fest ’11. Black with cream head. I found this beer to be fairly sweetish initially, thick enough with a heavy, fruity body. Some charcoal pushes itself through. It’s ok.