imdownthepub (11291) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at Moreton in Marsh Beer Fest ’12. Very dark brown with thin head. Slightly thin and watery on the palate, some husky roasted notes and a thin dark chocolate sweetness. Lacking body really.
downender (6888) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
cask-conditioned at the Wickwar brewery tap, the White Lion in Bristol 25/08/2012. Near black in colour with a slight tan head. Sweet, fudge, milk chocolate and liquorice aroma. Easy drinking, with sweet fruits and chocolate, leading to a roasty finish. Good.
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@The White Lion, Bristol. Black colour with a beige small head. Aroma is roasted malts, some liquorice, mild ashes and some toffee with mild ripe fruits. Flavour is quite similar with some mild vanilla as well. Long nice roasted aftertaste.