Don2711 (493) - - DEC 3, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2014 Aroma disappointing. Appearance red brown nice. Taste hoppy with caramel tones. Palate good Christmas flavour. Warming but given strength a disappointment. Second pint much better. Good on palate. Aroma still weak getting better. jmgreenuk (9870) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 1, 2014
Cask at the White Swan, Solihull. Poured a clear reddish brown witn a frothy very light tan head. The aroma is rich Rio red berry fruit. The flavour is moderate bitter with a rich over ripe fruit yeast, dry mineral palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Dark brown with a light lacing. Malt, light sweetness aroma. Charred malt, caramel, light bitterness taste. Good beer ESPh (135) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Nice dark pour with a thick white head. Feint roasted malt, nutty aroma. Tastes of roasted malt, slightly sweet and nutty with a slightly bitter finish. Very nice. TreatYoSelf (2) - - NOV 10, 2014 does not count
Delicious. Beer tastes great. Nice and tipsy after one 8 oz. Glass. Do drink. Now.
loubar (157) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2014 Nose is subtle so the toasty, nutty flavor surprises to the upside. Not overly complex. What there is the toastiness on a malt and subtle hops base in a pleasingly balanced offering. Assertive without being excessive. The only thing I don’t like is the high ABV. rproff78 (177) - - OCT 19, 2014
Yum yum yum. My favorite from full sail! I love it! If u can't tell, it's my favorite!!! Doofgoblin (513) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2014
This is a good winter ale. Aroma could be a little more interesting; however, the taste is spot on with plenty of the roasty richness you look for in an English strong. This finish is rich with a sharp bitter ending. Overall, very nice. slowrunner77 (12594) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"good winter beer. i think this is prototypical spiced old ale, which is to say it’s quite tasty. very malty up front, but still has enough hops for a slightly bitter finish. well done." stevoj (5440) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Nice and meaty English ale, dark copper colored with small creamy beige head. Light nutty aroma, flavor is more earthy, nutty, dark malts with a small hops bite at the end. Some lingering bitterness. Would not be out of place in a British pub next to the fire....