sm89walt (1693) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 6, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask - Kings Head, Norwich. An initially medium & bubbly though lasting as a small & creamy light brown head atop a dark, ruddy brown body. Roasted malt, dry coffee & smoke aromas, some dark fruit. A dry & moderately salty roastiness dominates. Finishes in the same vein with a lingering smokiness. Soft, light to medium body with a relatively lingering finish. A decent mild & top notch condition, as always.
DruncanVeasey (6811) - NUNEATON, Top 4, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at The Penguin Beer Bobbing/13 Beers of Halloween tasting. Deep mahogany with a beige rim. Sweet plummy yeast in the aroma joined by coal, cocoa and apple. Soft chocolate dustiness, silk, hazelnut and apple peel. Generous parting roast. One of the better beers of the evening.
Ungstrup (28232) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin rim of tan head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, as well as lighter notes of roasted malt, leading to a dry and roasted finish. The body is light. Thanks fonefan for sharing.
Nekronos (3363) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 2, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Good but a little watery. Not so mild and a little more like an stout. I liked it and drank it pleasantly.
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask Handpump at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2008
Roast aroma. Mid brown coloured and fruity with a little bitterness in a crisp and dry burnt roast finish.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask, gravity at St Neots BF ’09 (’Booze on the Ouse’). Very dark brown. Ashy burnt aroma like an ashtray that had coffee spilt in it. Taste roughly ditto. Slight bitterness. This is okay if you like wet dog ends.
fonefan (32844) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear medium brown red color with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, sugar, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. (220808)
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Slightly hazy orangey brown with a small, rough off-white head. Aroma of hard roasted malt. Medium body, sweetish hard roasted malt and dried fruit. Dry finish. 220808
omhper (18753) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm. Deep ruby, small airy head. Cocoa powder aroma. Medium sweet and light bodied with chewy, rounded mouthfeel. Toasty and chocolatey with bees wax and salt. A well drinkable, well structure dark mild with salty licorice finish.
yngwie (12529) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, kindly shared by fonefan. It pours a clear, amber body under a layer of beige bubbles. Butterscotch, burnt malt, toffee and some coffee in the aroma. The flavor is toffeeish and burnt with butterscotch and coffee and some coffee-like bitterness towards the end. Medium body. A drinkable beer indeed, but I’m not very fond of butterscotch in my beers. (080822)