redders1974 (510) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Liked this nice tan head with lacing tastes blackberry and liquorice more porter than mild on cask in the healey
Travlr (17714) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 13, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravity cask at Barrel Drop. Clear brown color, flat. Aroma of dates and raisins. Taste has dry coffee grounds, dark fruit. Decent.
Towey1989 (962) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A deep ruby brown colour with a foamy tan head. Aroma of bread, cherry, some other dark fruits, some roasted malts, slight liquorice and subtle caramel. Taste of roasted malts, some caramel, slight cough sweets, dark fruits, subtle liquorice and some burnt flavours. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, roasted bitterness in the finish. Smelled sweet and malty but tasted roasty and liquoricey. Something different, nice.
gegwilson (2389) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask in the Cheshire Cheese, Buxton. Ruby with a cream head. No aroma. The taste is quite hoppy. Plenty of citrus and a little roasty malt flavour. Pretty good. Has the feel of a weak black IPA.
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Very dark red (or brown if there’s no natural light on the beer). Has a creamy-smooth head with a red berry sweetness in both its aroma and taste. Relatively smooth tasting.
RichTheVillan (5220) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Wellington; clear mahogany red pour with a bubbly light tan head, light malt aroma, taste has dark fruits, wispy malts, liquorice and a hint of coffee.
mike_77 (4327) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very dark brown colour. Aroma is a bit woody. Has a dark malt flavour with lingering bitterness from the dark malts.
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 12/10/13.
Mid black with a good sized frothy tan head.
Nose is dark malt, liqourice, dark fruits, toffee.
Taste comprises liqourice, light roast, aniseed, jammy fruits, earthy notes, light cocoa, fruity tang.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation.
Decent mild - well up in the style rankings!
Nilz (470) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask - black coloured beer, off white head & lacing. Aroma toasted smokiness. Taste nice hops and has toasted malts. Nice warmer for the late spring.
tommann (3053) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Wellington, Birmingham. Pours very dark brown with a small head. Aroma is dark berries, cola and liquorice. Taste has raisin and grapefruit with a mild bitter coffee finish.