Leighton (22083) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
Keg at Camden Town Tap Room - London. Pours clear, red-brown with a moderate, creamy beige head. The aroma holds some toasty, bready malts and burnt caramel. Medium sweet flavor with mild roast, more toasty bread, some bitter earth, sugary dark malts, suggestions of the alcohol. Medium bodied with average, creamy carbonation. Lightly warming to finish with plenty of sugary drk malts, some earthy bitterness, burnt leaves, milk chocolate, dark bread. Very tasty, well balanced stuff. Scopey (15522) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at Inn Deep. It pours deep ruby with a large beige head. The nose is roasty, earth, liquorice, ink, pepper, dark chocolate, coffee and sweet plum. The taste is roasty, earth, toast, brown sugar, plum, date, decent bitterness, liquorice, cocoa, coffee and a touch of alcohol with a bitter, roasty finish. Medium+ body and moderate carbonation. Smooth, well-integrated and rather drinkable. Rather good indeed. TheJestersBeer (2430) - SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2013
Pours a very dark brown, with almost a greenish tinge, and a beige head.
Malty, spicy aroma, chocolate, licorice, caramel, hops, fudge, coffee beans, and a somewhat herbal note.
Off-dry, medium to full bodied, mid bitterness, creamy CO2.
Malty, quite roasted taste, chocolate, caramel, licorice, earth, coffee, tar, faint smoke, hops.
Very smooth, really high drinkability, and a nice, dry finish. Lovely. (2013-10-01) saxo (19357) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle @ Euaton Tap. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, licorice, coffee and hops. chrisv10 (18240) - DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle @ Euston Tap. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chococlate, coffee, liquorice, meidum sweet, hop, caramel and a little bitter.
planky84 (3388) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
Keg tap at the Hare and Billet, Blackheath. Black pour with a beige head. Raisin and chocolate aroma. Dark fruit, chocolate and dark roast coffee flavour. Very smooth. A perfect end of evening beer. Nice. HenrikSoegaard (14480) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Creamy offwhite good mostly lasting head. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some licorice notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Strong licorice notes. Long moderate bitter nice finish. Creamy palate. Splitenz (370) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2014
Lively and bitter, good roasty flavors, little tart perhaps, and also a sweet bready yeast. I liked this, specially the ash finish. Svesse (8752) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2015
(Bottle) Dark brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dark chocolate, dark bread, tobacco, caramel and roasted grain. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, milky coffee, caramel, roasted grain and a balanced cacao bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, soft and rounded mouthfeel. A certain sweetness, that dries out towards the end. Tasty and well made porter. Very nice. dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle shared with Jonny. Dark reddish-brown, thin off-white had. Toasty biscuit malts, nice red fruits, lightest roast. Nice sweet chocolate malts, nutty malts, red fruits. Prickly carbonation, soft bittersweet malt finish. Really good.