Leighton (10958) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle on the Black Country Train Tasting Part I. Pours clear gold with a frothy white head. Buttery bread in the aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor with doughy brown bread, light butter, some bitter leaves. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Somewhat cleaner to finish with notes of sweet, doughy and lightly buttery brown bread. Alright.
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ The Train Tasting, Pt I. Cheers Fergie. The pour’s amber with a small head. The nose is red fruits. Cherry and strawberry, orchard peach. A bit of muffin mix, marzipan. Bread. The taste is jam donut, some nuts. Sort of grainy. Medium body, fine carbonation.
mR_fr0g (3095) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle on the high speed train tasting Black Country Beer bash. Honey nut feet aroma, stale malt. . Oxisised carbboard. Grainy finish. Not good.
Theydon_Bois (8630) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle on the Black Country Train Tasting Part I, 06/07/13, thanks to Fergus.
Clear copper golden with a thin off white head.
Nose is caramel, bready malts, fruit.
Taste comprises bready malt, fruits, grain, light sugar, toffee.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light bitterness in the finish.
Ok stuff - had this down more as a bitter than a GB!
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Outbound train tasting! Light haze on this amber beer, little pale cream coloured head. Fine carbonation in the light and airy palate. Little marmalade hop, trace amount. Little tired creamy malt. Dry finish. Meh!
harrisoni (13702) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle on the train to Wolverhampton. Orange gold colour lasting white head. Diacetyl beer. Rest is ok. Some hop on end. Bit of butter. Slight oxidised.
mr_h (2860) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow (5 Dec 2012) - amber with a marginal haze, no detectable aroma, rather bland, very mild fruity and bitterness