Svesse (6634) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Craft Beer Co Covent Garden, London, 1 Dec 2014) Dark brown colour with foamy, off-white head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dark bread, chocolate, coffee and pine needles. Malty, roasted taste with chocolate, coffee, dark bread and a balanced piney bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Well balanced and tasty black IPA. Nice one.
BeerViking (2824) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Craft Covent Garden, deep dark brown with a lasting fine head, piney nose, dry and faintly burnt-bitter with citrus and resin hoppiness, touches of grapefruit, coffee and dark marmalade.
VictorStr (1516) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Bishop HBG. Fantastisk fruktig arom, vissa rostade toner. Aromen är underbar smaken är lite ner medioker
BeerandBlues2 (10393) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Urban Tap House. Pours clear black with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt with earthy, pine, and herbal hops and dates. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness with dark malt and fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and light carbonation.
WillRunForBeer (1009) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Urban Tap House. Pours deep amber with an off white head. Aroma is mostly pine, some citrus. Flavor is a slightly smoked caramel backbone with a fair amount of pine, citrus hop. Very easy to drink.
RichTheVillan (3790) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg from Cotteridge Wines; cloudy dark brown pour with frothy tan head, fresh pine hop aroma, taste has roasted malts with some assertive pine hop, and a trace of coffee.
Pyrmir (3697) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Dark brown with tan head. Aroma very fruity, tropical notes and roasted malt. Taste is roasted, fruity with lots of hops. Long bitter roasted finish
SaintMatty (5648) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask (Red House, Newcastle) - Very dark brown in colour. Pine, liquorice and roasted malt in the aroma. Soapy hops, fudge and liquorice dominate the taste. Very nice indeed.
RichardW (1607) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask Hawkshead BF. This is a great subtle black IPA. Loads of flavour & definitely has some soft tropical fruit in there. Moreish finish, which linges nicely, with just a hint of bitterness. Really enjoyed this.
Fin (7915) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Craft Brighton, Saturday 8th March 2014 Pours dark brown with off-white head. A little pine resin on nose and in the mouth, some pithy citrus. This is fine but a little thin in the mouth and perhaps a little restrained A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3