Don2711 (468) - - APR 25, 2016
UPDATED: APR 26, 2016 Malty aroma. Burnt woody flavours.Chestnut appearance. Malty pleasant nutty creamy toffee taste with spicy bite on palate. Red berry flavours with licorice. Unusual but nice. Good strength. MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2005
Cask @ Oliver Twist, StockholmDruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2008
Dark ruby. Mellow malty. Medium sweet. Touch of salmiak, dark bread (limpa in Swedish) and coffee. Roasted aftertaste. Not too bitter. Nice. (Stout? No, to me this is more of a Scot ale)
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Leicester ’Spoons. Tempting ruby with a VERY stable thick beige collar and clinging lace. Faint choc, yeasty apple and cereal aroma deadened by that collar. Flavour another matter. Luscious dusty choc malt, sultana apple fruit (strudle), lovely faint smoke and choc clinging to the palate. The best English beer at over 5% I’ve had in a long, long while. Clean, rounded, beautifully fresh and packed with gently roasty malt chocolate goodness. Milky still. Can’t really fault this beer. Drinks smooth but deep and tasty like a really full mild, not a stout. HAIL THE BEAST. Glad I popped in. OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 At Rutland Beer Festival ... Appearance of coca-cola (minus the gas). Very toffee smell (lovely!) warm orange and toffee taste. No bitterness (unlike at spoons last time I tried.) Much better ante (3373) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2005
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear dark brown with red edges. Large creamy head. Roasted grains, toffee and almond in aroma. Rich and slightly oily flavour of black chocolate and toffee with undertones of almond and smoke. Long aftertaste of roasted malts and toffee-like hops. Pleasant stout.
gowdy (1097) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Cask pint at The Crystal Palace (JDW), Glasgow. Very cloudy, very dark brown. A little head. Mr_Pink_152 (4879) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Tried at the 2016 Peterborough Festival. Deep ruby brown colour, with an off white head. Aroma coffee, chocolate, and dried fruit. Taste light sweet to a roasted finish leaparsons (10502) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2002
Dark purple-red in colour. This is a fruity vineous beer with a light dry finish. The fruit flavours are almost juicy in the mouth. anders37 (26156) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2005
Cask @ Bishop’s Arms, Malmö. Dark brown colour. Small creamy head. Malty and hints of toffee and caramel in the aroma. Malty flavour with chocolate and caramel. Malty aftertaste, some hints of roasted malts in the aftertaste too. Very nice. planky84 (3214) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
Cask at NWAF, 2011. Brown pour with a beige head. Raisins, pear, red apples and peach in the nose. Very fruity. Crisp apple bite in the flavour, definitely an orchard fruit feel to it. Unsurprisingly a fruity finish.