Bov (8805) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
from an english shop in Neuchâtel - black beer with a foamy beige head; aroma of cacao and chestnuts; moderate malt backbone, overcarbonated and light acidic, quite dry and gently bitter, more notes of nuts and cacao in the finish
jjsint (270) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Tesco. Colour is black with reasonable full grey-tan head. Aroma is of nuts of course, with some smoke and liquorice notes. A bit metallic. Taste is exquisitely complex, sweet mostly but slightly bitter.
jmgreenuk (2614) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Tesco’s. Poured a cloudy murky dark brown with a thin bubbly tan head. The aroma is weak roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter, nutty and with roasted malt. The bitterness lingers for a while in the finish for a very refreshing beer.
SarkyNorthener (1084) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can. Very dark brown beer with large beige head. Aroma is faint roasted malts. Taste is roasted nuts, some sweetness and a touch of dark malts. Below standard mild.
zvikar (2517) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUL 16, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Pours black to brown with a huge beige head, aroma of malt, cookies, burnt plastic, cheese, flavor is malty, some roast, pretty carbonated, medium bodied
kerenmk (1568) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 13, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Black with yellowish creamy head. Ash, some malt and mothball aroma, bitter and slightly wooden taste. Light body and very fizzy. Not good.
beerandbeyond (552) - ISRAEL - JUL 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear dark brown with red hues and a big dark beige head.
Ashy nose, with nuts, mild roast, earth and faint cocoa.
Soft roast flavors, some dark bread and low bitterness.
Over carbonated, dry, light and overall OK.
berkshirejohn (3966) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
440ml can of Thwaites Champion Dark Mild from Morrisons. A really dark reddish brown pour with a billowing cream head; malty aroma; strongly malty taste, well roasted and rather sweet; and a touch of buttery brazil nuts in the finish. A soft and smooth mild.
olliejobbins (608) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle shared with rob d. pours very dark brown/red with small dark head. aroma is of malts and roasted coffee but not too strong. taste is the same with a full mouth feel
Rob_D_UK (443) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep dark ruby body with a compact light tan head. Light roasted and powdery chocolate nose. Thin body, but you sort of expect that, mainly malt in the taste and still that powdery perception.