Lonick (2537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2017 StevieT (2039) - - APR 25, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a growler at Warners on the Bay. Apparently it’s a dark pilsner, pours almost black with a tan head, the hops flavour kicks in after the rich roasted malt. I liked it.
Bottle @Craigs (The Budget week tasting, rating backlog). Pours brown tan head. Nose is blackcurrant, some fruit tones but mainly blackcurrant. Taste is dry, bitter, toffee, slight burnt notes. johndoughty (5543) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2017
Bottle. Black and pored slightly lively.Malty medium body but nothing really distinctive about it. Bit of an underachiever. AshtonMcCobb (6913) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle courtesy of cgarvieuk dregs run.
Appearance - dark brown to black. Close to opaque.
Nose - molasses and sweet malts.
Taste - light smoke and more sweet malts and molasses. Burnt bread on the finish.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a dry middle and end.
Overall - has some doppelbock characteristics. nihtila (3912) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Dark brown. Nose is dark malts, blackcurrants. Taste is similar, thin and not much taste, very fizzy. Stuu666 (14841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Pours deep brown, nose is little smoky, roasted, toffee, taste is similar, little fruit, sweet.
cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
bottle at home ... copper ... massive tan head ... soft sweet toffee malt nose ... dry fruit .. soft woddy toffee malt .. soft toffee .. ligth grain SarkyNorthener (4847) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to richthevillan, cheers Rich. Black beer with small head. Aroma of light roasted malts, some dark malt. Taste is dark malts, chocolate, some dark fruit and mild hop bitterness. Good. RichTheVillan (8248) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark chestnut brown pour with a big tidy beige head, aroma has sweet bready malts and some dark fruits, taste has dark fruits, some malts, toffee. zacgillbanks (5506) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Inky black with a large tan head. It has a warmimng citrus, pine and chocolate flavour with more citrus and roasted notes with grassy hints on the smooth finish. Very Good. allmyvinyl (11019) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle from Cork & Cask. Pours dark brown with a thick beige head. Aromas of chocolate, light coffee, light citrus tang. Taste is more of the same. Interesting take on the style. Nice bitter finish.