Cokemonkey11 (331) - - DEC 19, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown bottle, cork and cask, half liter. Pours medium dark nut brown, transparent, with no head. Scent is medium dense nut with light airy body. Taste is a little sour, medium ale yeast and a light watery body. Fairly typical. End is residing sour notes and slightly acidic. Good.
The_Osprey (4887) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2015
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle share at Beer Boutique. Thanks! Dark orange or brown, clear, still, big foamy tan head. Aroma is toffee, touch woody, a little cabbage. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is bready, toffee, soft yeast character, light metallics. Oak not showing up loads but it’s noticeable. A quaffable interesting beer.
Stuartyboy (1210) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep amber colour Malty carmel aroma flavour is malt nutty dark fruits sweet malty finish
mabuzzer (381) - SCOTLAND - JUN 19, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle. Nutty brown colour with a thin, but bubbly white head. Aroma of dried fruit, a little vinegar. Taste is caramel and dried fruit with a sweet finish
MrJamesMcEwan (200) - SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
* Bottle. Pours dark reddish brown, clear, with an off-white head.
* Aroma is malty, woody, sweet, spicy & toffee.
* Palate is medium, medium carbonation, very fine bubbles, medium dry.
* Taste is sweet malt & slightly sour, with fruit & toffee.
* Finish is short, sour, light & moist.
* Overall nice rich flavour, sweet & sour, fruit & toffee.
MalcolmTucker (890) - SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2015
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Metallic bread and sweet toffee malt. This is a poor relation to the jacobite and house ales.
Stuu666 (8333) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear deep amber, nose is bready, malty toffee, taste is sweet, toffee, floral.
overtheline (103) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is a very well constructed beer, there really is not a lot to fault but at the same time there is not a lot to get excited about. Pours beautifully, deep copper red with a small off white head. Milk chocolate and light caramel nose, bit of fruit - pear and bananas. Surprisingly thin and watery. Short finish and moreish in a ’this should be better’ sort of way.
zimbo (834) - SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask recently at the Guilford Arms. Rich royal oak brown colour. Smells of nuts with a metallic edge. Vegetal too. Middle palate doesn’t release very much either. Old school.
Iznogud (1566) - CROATIA - FEB 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 500 ml at the 1745 Cottage Restaurant at the Traquair Estate. Pours dark amber to brown with off-white head. Caramel, malty, spicy, herbal.