undercurrent25 (1698) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a black colour. taste is quite sweet with prominent plum flavours. Quite a delicious beer
Martin243 (945) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2015
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Live rating of a 500 ml bottle from Lidl, served cellar cool in a pint sleeve. Pours deep clear brown with a tan head. First aroma I caught was old fashioned sarsaparilla tablets and juicy fruit gum. Flavour took me back to the long retired Cainís raisin beer, but if Iím honest, the fruitiness in this beer is a bit muted and synthetic, and the hop bitterness slightly jarring. Also, the texture is a bit wattery and thin. "Natural plum flavouring"... hmmm. A low overall score, but it would be nice if they tried again.
Gary (1732) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml: A vibrant nose with rich plum , roast . deep purple that morphs into brown and a decent khaki head : palate is tangy , rich and oily. the plum notes are rich and not as generic as I assumed. some coffee roast , dry bittersweet too. not gross at all considering what some fruit porters are like. nice .
rauchbier (3699) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, from Lidl. Deep red brown, thin but lasting off white head and gentle condition. initial sweet fruity plumminess in the nose is joined by a roasted barley note, some hints of chocolate and a tangy earthiness as it warms, in the mouth it is full and sweet briefly before a fruit skin bitterness takes over and becomes puckeringly dominant, leaving the lips dry and oily, finish is all plummy fruit and a lingering dry bitterness from fruit skin and hops.
Alexi91 (349) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Nonic. Supplier: West Gate (Bath). Sweet and tangy fruits with thin body.
theprof (192) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Cask. Pours ruby with tan head. A full-throttled fruity aroma and the taste doesnít disappoint. Stewed plums, toasted malts maybe some mild almond pastry. Given the weighty ingredients, the body is medium to full with a relatively clean finish. Well rounded indeed and deserving its accolades. Seek it out.
anfractuosity (281) - - OCT 3, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lovely plum aroma in the taste and smell, has a nice sweetness to it. Would definitely buy again.
Cimbasso (491) - - SEP 30, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled from the cask at the Bree Louise near Euston. Dark ruby going on black with a thin head. Mild roasted notes with a big fruity aroma and massively fruity taste. Some roasted malt taste and plenty of stewed plums. Mild bitterness from the hops. The whole thing works very well; not too sweet, but with a great fruity taste. Iím not a huge fan of fruit beer, but this is one of the best I have tasted. An original beer that would be very popular if it was more widely available.
gunnar (6920) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Lion Tavern, Liverpool. Pours clear dark ruby with a big creamy tanned head.Aroma of dark plums, and weak roasted malts, inviting. Taste is light sweet plums, some weak roastes malts, very good beer .
jamesie1857 (1769) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Miners Arms, Hundall - Rich black body, slight rosy hue to it, thick white head. Nose is sharp and plummy, bit of smoke in the background, some roast malts. Taste is plums straight up front, lots of front, dark and inviting sweetness. Very nice.