Towey1989 (1915) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravity at The Stoke Beer Festival. A deep brown colour with a thin beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some liquorice, a little molasses and subtle dark fruits. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice, some coffee, slight dark fruits and subtle molasses. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dryish, slightly grainy, chocolate bitterness in the finish. Nice chocolatey and liquorice flavours, however it’s a little thin and grainy. Ok.
Don2711 (391) - - OCT 20, 2016
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Black. Malt aroma with coffee. Taste coffee and chocolate. Mild bitterness. Head thin. One to drink slowly. Licorice flavours as pint progresses. Really nice.
The_Osprey (6630) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask HP at Hamilton Hall London as ’Tring Tea Kettle Stout’, 4.7%. Opaque black with a creamy brown head. Aroma is ashy, some coffee. Body is smooth and creamy with low carbonation. Taste is ashy, milk chocolate, liquorice, toffee sweetness, light resin, breathy ash and milky instant coffee. Not very bitter but has a long finish. Classic British stout. Quite rich and slow drinking, but a nice one to take slowly.
Parmenion777 (157) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2016 Pours a deep dark brown with a small thick light tan head. Roastedj malt, chocolate aroma with a touch of coffee. Roasted malt and light bitter chocolate flavour. Pleasant bitter sweet balance but lacks depth of flavour, weak mouthfeel.
Fin (9685) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Hopbine, Cambridge, Monday 5th September 2016 Pours almost black in colour, quite cool (temp) but tastes good for being a little cooler. Like a light milk stout, light creamy milkiness, soft mouthfeel, really pleasant beer. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6
MrBishop (45) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2016
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Cask at Eldon Arms Reading. Looks like a proper stout. Creamy head and smooth going down. Predominant taste of coffee, very nice and well kept
Erzengel (7928) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the brewery. Smooth great slightly toasted stuff. Round, smooth. Chocolate, refreshing. Not much bitterness, smooth and quite dry. Very nice!
MayumiH (984) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at London Drinker Beer Festival. Pours dark brown. Rich smooth malts. Oats and dark fruit notes. Easy drinking.
MrTipple (3710) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: roasted malts, light coffee, decent amount of chocolate. Appearance: black, medium, frothy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: liquorice, chocolate, toasted malts, dry finish. Overall: nice Stout, well-balanced. Pint at Bath Pavilion Beer and Cider Festival, Bath.
Stuu666 (10880) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at cloisters. Pours black, nose is toffee, light chocolate, taste is sweet, chocolate, dry roasted.