cgarvieuk (19734) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Paisley Beer Festival 2008 ... Deep brown red ... light caramel malt ... quite fizzy ... roast malts good depth.
Leighton (17213) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Pigs Ear 2015, day 1 - London. Pours clear reddish brown with a creamy head. Leathery fruits in the aroma, with notes of grainy toast as well. Light sweet flavor with further grainy bread, light toffee, leathery berries. Medium bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Moderately sweet to finish, with more berries, lightly toasted bread. A tasty mild.
harrisoni (16583) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask handpull at Queen’s Head, Bungay. Very deep ruby, lasting beige head. Very choccy, velvety, milky aroma. Decent condition in mouth, smooth, velvety choccy mild, some sweetish damson fruit. It’s certainly tasty and smooth, some dryness on end. Little bit one dimensional. Little bit of toffee.
Theydon_Bois (15550) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 30/10/13.
Very dark shades of mahogony brown with a good sized light tan covering, good lacing ensues.
Nose is toffee, dark malts, light roast.
Taste comprises dark fruit tang, light cocoa, toffee.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finale.
imdownthepub (12585) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’09. Chestnut colour with white head. This is a sweeter type of mild, really quite fruity with pulpy blackberry notes. There are some deeper dark malty notes coming through as well. It’s ok.
Scopey (11360) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Gravity at Pig’s Ear 2015. It pours clear deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is toasty, earth, brown bread, grainy, treacle, burnt coffee and charred fruit cake. The taste is bitter, toasty, earthy, coffee grounds, mild acidity, touch of ash and treacle with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. An above average mild. OK.
leaparsons (9499) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2005
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask, Newark Fest 05. Black with a bubbly beige head. Aromas are earthy, dry with roast malts and some lactose. Flavours are roast malts, coffee, milk with some fruitiness. Not a great deal going on with this beer.
DJMonarch (9173) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask Handpump at the Bhurtpore Inn, Aston 29/07/2007
Creamy head. Roast aroma. Dark red smooth on the palate and fruity with a slightly dry burnt roast finish.
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Chelmsford BF. A beer I’ve missed at festivals time after time. A very dark brown coloured beer with a ruby hue. The aroma is dry, roasty, smoky and a little oily. The taste is dry with alittle green leaf character. Some fire ash as well. Not bad.
Svesse (7620) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Wenlock Arms, London, 21 May 2010) Dark brown colour with hints of ruby, frothy beige head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of dark fruit and toasty malt. Malty, slightly fruity taste with dark fruit, red berries and caramel. Moderate bitterness in the finish. On the thin side, with balanced sweetness. A tasty and quite decent mild.