amhart88 (97) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ale. Aroma of liquorice, dandelion and burdock. Some dark chocolate in taste. Very bitter. A complex ale, might not meet many palates.
SarkyNorthener (3917) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@the Wellington, Birmingham. Black beer with medium tan head. Aroma of light chocolate malts. Taste is fruity, some chocolate and roasted malts with a hint of bitter coffee. Decent.
jmgreenuk (7303) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 9, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Wellington, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark brown with a bubbly off white head. The aroma is light smoky malt, some light hop. The flavour is over light smokey malt bitter with a smooth light, slightly watery hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finish. Light bodied with soft carbonation.
redders1974 (845) - 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 (20881) - 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 (1651) - 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 (3033) - 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 (8270) - 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 (6274) - 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 (5165) - 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.