chrisv10 (11068) - DENMARK - AUG 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 8.7%. Very dark brown/red with medium beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, chocolate. roasted malts and nut. Flavouri is malts, roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, nut, dark fruits, sweet, wood, little bitter with notes of alcohol.
Mannb986 (7) - SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2014 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice strong caramel aroma with a roasted malt character in the background. On the palate it is almost treacle like, but the bitterness is at the right level to balance this.
Beerconnaiseur (78) - BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle from Copenhagen bottle shop. Dry malty Ale. Nice chocolaty toffee taste, but not my cup of tea. Most of the ales, that is..
Beese (1707) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled at Fergus’ tasting on 26 July. Poured a very dark brown, with a dense beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dried fruit and rich spice. Caramel sweetness in the flavour, with some roasted nuts and biscuity malt. Finish held some roasted bitterness and light coffee, mixed with fruit loaf and treacle sweetness.
larsniclas (5596) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled from Systembolaget
Dark brown with a tan head.
Dark fudge in the aroma along with some peat.
Vinous and slightly metallic.
Dark toffee and some grassy hops in the flavour. Surprisingly light body.
mR_fr0g (2941) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Watford tasting 26/07/14. Murky caramel brown with cream / grey thin head. Aroma is nutty wood, rusty nail and some jammy fruit. Slight musty on the nose. Flavour is is nutty, caramel, brown malts. Very malt driven, slight sweet honey. Some slight lingering metal in the finish. Nice clean ferment. Palate is semi sweet, full body and moderately high carbonation. Good malty interesting beer.
jercraigs (7790) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2014-07-08. Hazy dark brown body with a small tan head. 3+ Aroma is malty, light dark fruit. Flavour is similar, sweet and quite malty. Smooth average bodied palate, light carbonation. Bottle, Tasting at cgarvieuk’s, Edinburgh
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle at home deep brown ... soft toffee... dark chocolate woody roast ... dark malts soft roast ... soft sweet roast ... dark malts ... soft chocolate... dry woddy malts
BenH (2262) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Dark brown with tan head. Aroma of toffee, chocolate, treacle. Taste of treacle, yeast, toffee. Dry finish. Ok
Stuu666 (2163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, light smoky nose with toffee, dry, smoky taste with toffee, caramel, light fruit.