JorgeLee (2168) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2017
Cask, GBBF 2017. Dark brown black, off white foam. A very nice rounded stout, hints of toasty malts and chocolate, not that dry/bitter from malts, some nice fruity notes, hint of sweetness. Slipped down nicely. mR_fr0g (12957) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2017
Cask at the GBBF 2017. Day 3. 10/08/2017. A black dark brown coloured pour with a forthy tan head. Aroma is ashy roast, oyster, mineral and liquorice. Palate is dry roast,internal, decent cask condition. Flavour is composed of dry ashy roast, butter liquorice. Decent. dchad56 (519) - - JUL 6, 2017
Bottle - browny black, only small tan head round rim. Decent chocolate liquorice aroma. Good mouthfeel. Full bodied, lasting taste of chocolate and liquorice with hint of coffee. john44 (3215) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2017
Bottle. Black. Very Malty; liquorice, roasted malts, coffee, hint of chocolate. Fruity; sour, berries. Hoppy; grassy/earthy hops. Relatively mild roast malty taste throughout with a slight sour edge. Not bitter. Easy drinking. Sessionable stout.
gegwilson (3759) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle from a Waitrose. Mahogany with a foamy cream head. Roasty aroma with some plasticene. The taste has chocolate and light spice. Toast also. A little thin with moderate carbonation. OK.
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
16th October 2015charule (2277) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle on holiday in Lyme Regis. Clear dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light, semi dry and fairly crisp. Thin tangy dark malts. Some dark chocolate. A little roast bitterness runs throughout. Light dry finish. Drinkable but just another stout.
On tap at The Volunteer. Poured almost black with off white head. Aroma min caramel choc roast. Light carb med bod. Taste roasty bitter off flavor oat. GothGargoyle (2587) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2015
Cask. Black (I don't have a hat to check against) with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is liquorice, burnt toast, black currant, toffee, earth. Light bodied, creamy mouthfeel, lightly bitter on the palate with a touch of umami and astringency. Taste is dark toast, chicory, toffee. Leighton (21880) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Cask at CBC Holborn - London. Pours clear, deep reddish brown with a foamy fawn cap. The nose holds ashy roast and milk chocolate. Light sweet flavorbwith continuing milky chocolate, earthy bitterness, some burnt leaves, mellow ash, dried berries. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Decent balance to finish, further cocoa, subtle earthy bitterness, burnt wood. Fine. berkshirejohn (6588) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Cask, gravity dispensed, at the Spring Festival at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst. Darkest mahogany in colour with a ring of white head; chocolate malt aroma; and a sweet chocolate malt taste with some chewy toffee in the background; then a dry finish with some lingering coffee grounds.