s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask the grove inn Huddersfield. Black good bubbly tan head. Aroma is choc roast malts taste same nice sweetness with good smokey coffee long bitter finish quite dry. Nice full mouthfeel. Great stuff.
Stuu666 (10879) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the hanging bat. Pours black, nose is roasted chocolate, liquorice, taste is similar, dry, sweet finish.
Scottishchris (689) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the bat. Dark brown, tan creamy head. Roasty coffee and chocolate. Smooth, light body. Sweet toffee and chocolate. Delicious.
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the hanging bat. Pours dark brown, merest tan head. Strong coffee and dark chocolate aromas, almost meaty. Taste is burnt sugar, chocolate, roasted bitter. Surprisingly light body and very drinkable.
nihtila (2987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours very dark brown with velvety brown head. Nose is coffee, cacao, roasted malts, toffee, light berries. Taste is dark malts, dark fruits, dry chocolate, some hops. Quite watery and muted for the abv.
Theydon_Bois (17248) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at CBC Covent Gileborn, 14/04/15.
Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent light tan head.
Nose is rich malt, biscuit, cocoa nibs, dark berry fruit, charr.
Taste comprises muscavado sugar, toffee fudge, chocolate cake, roast malt, dark fruit shreds.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid cask porter.
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On cask at Hop Inn, Newcastle Under Lyme. Pours black brown with a tan head. It’s potent ever so well balanced. It would creep up on you as it feels like session porter due to how drinkable it is. A cracker.
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
smells like toast, looks like a flat cola and tastes like chocolate covered toast! its nicer than ive made it sound but its quite watery.
jamesie1857 (1962) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Steel City Beer Festival 2014 at Kelham Island - Rich deep brown body, off white - grey to beige - thick head. Nose is lots of chocolate, toast, roasted coffee beans. Taste is helped by a nice oily mouthfeel, very black coffee bitter, can feel the booze warmth as well. Medium finish. Very nice.
ManVsBeer (8777) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Very dark brown with a creamy off-white head. Smooth textured with lovely milky-smooth roasted malts in both its aroma and taste accounting for this.