chriso (7536) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2012 jackl (8555) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ The White Horse Old Ale Festival. The pour’s deep brown with a tiny off-white head. The nose is berry, caramel, hints of grass and toasted malts. Bready, sweet notes. The taste is more fruity malts, notes of apple, some cinnamon. A bit bready. Woody finish. Soft carbonation. This is an easy drinker. Overall, quite nice.
Cask (handpump) at Egham Beer Festival, November 2012. Deep nut brown mild. Tight beige head. Reasonably dry. Fairly robust body. Some roast & chocolate. Some nut. Some spicy hops on the end and aftertaste. Good mild. Very tasty.
anders37 (27588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2012
Cask @ 13th Egham Beer Festival. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty roasted caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty caramel finish. imdownthepub (15518) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Cask conditioned at Egham Beer Fest #13. Dark Chestnut with cream head. Smooth, malty beer, nicely roasty with a fullish fruitiness. A very pleasant Mild Ale and yes, quite northern in character. yespr (48915) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
From cask at Egham 13. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light breadish. Smooth roasted malty, breadish and lingering caramelish. Bitter and dry roasted finish.
Theydon_Bois (21446) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
Gravity dispense at Ascot Racecourse Beer Festival 2012 - 06/10/12.
Dark chestnut brown with a small tan head.
Malty nutty nose, bread, light dusting of chocolate.
Tastes nutty, faint liqourice, dark toffee, cardboard, biscuit.
Lighter end of medium bodied with limited carbinaton lending towards a dry finish.