theprof (961) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2017
Cask. Toffee malt nose alongside a copper body and white foam top. Classic bitter. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter. Long on the palate due to oily finish. An excellent session bitter. mr_h (5567) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at Cask & Barrel, Edinburgh on 19 Jan 2017, weak nutty, toffee malt aroma, deep amber with a thin creamy head and thick lacing, nutty, earthy, malty flavour, very creamy, smooth. AshtonMcCobb (6613) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl.
Appearance - cloudy amber brown. Decent head.
Nose - chocolate and toffee. Biscuits.
Taste - spiced biscuit and light toffee. A persistent apple note keeps going.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a crunchy texture and a long dry crunchy finish.
Overall - solid but probably better on draught. A bit gnarly. ekstedt (6790) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2015
Cask at Finborough Arms, Kensington, London. Clear copper, small head. Sugary, grain, earthy malt aroma. Light to mmedium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, medium bitterness. JanEric (1233) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2015
Cask at The halfway house edinburgh. Dark amber to brown colour, small off white head. Medium body with a long lasting bitterness. Maybe not too balanced, I miss the freshness a bit.(30-12-2014)
zacgillbanks (5185) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Hazy dark amber coloured with a rich spicy malt and blackcurrant flavour, roasted notes followed by a peppery nutty finish. Very Nice.
Extra Special Bitter. Maris Otter barley; Yeast: Our own Brewer’s Yeast; Hops: Bramling Cross. Fuggles, Goldings, Admiral. Bottle Conditioned. allmyvinyl (10629) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Cask at The Malt & Hops. Pours clear copper brown, thin white head. Aromas of toffee and nuts. Taste brings a light fruitiness, then a bitter finish. Medium body. Good. Theydon_Bois (19546) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man May ’14 BF, Englefield Green, 22/05/14.
Copper with a good sized off white head.
Nose is orchard fruits, light smoke, malty tones.
Taste comprises caramel, dark fruit twang, malt base, light nutty twang.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok bitter. SaintMatty (7365) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Cask (Duke of Wellington, Newcastle) - Copper in colour. Raisins, caramel and earthy hops in the aroma. Fruity taste with raisins and earthy hops detected. JohnCook101 (535) - - DEC 28, 2013
Draft. Nice deep copper with a good white head. Mild malty aroma. Surprisingly bitter. Not particularly complex but refreshing enough.