Theydon_Bois (20641) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2016
Cask at the Bootlegger, 11/12/16.
Rich mahogany brown with a decent off white head.
Nose is earthy fruits, spice, toffee, biscuit.
Taste comprises biscuit malt, light charr, cocoa rub, brown bread, light tobacco pouch.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying close.
Decent flavoursome bitter. theprof (1252) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2016
Cask. Aroma woody bready malts. Pours brown with white top and lasting lacing. Tastes malt biscuit, weak coffee notes and bitter finish. Slightly viscous residue on the palate. Meh.. downender (8891) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2016
Cask-conditioned at the Green Man, Bristol 1/12/2016. Deep brown, with a slight, off-white, head. Toasty beer, with a touch of chocolate sweetness, leafy hops and a moderately bitter finish. Fine. kwik-lime (2044) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2016
Cask at the Antelope in Surbiton. A little coffee, some nut, roasted malt, very drinkable. Pleasant, a bit more like a mild. Mr_Pink_152 (5550) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Tried at the Queens Head, Kings Cross. I would have called this a Mild every day of the week. Dark reddish brown colour slight tan head. Aroma light coffee and roasted malt. Taste slight sweet fruity to roasted bitter. Thinnish body.
AshtonMcCobb (6916) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2016
On cask at Monsal Head Hotel.
Appearance - deep amber to red with a creamy head.
Nose - toffee, nuts and sweet malt.
Taste - soggy bran flakes (not in a bad way), honeycomb .
Overall - this is good and I’d say it’s more of a Scottish Ale in style. tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Gravity, cask, Hop Beer Shop, Chelmsford, Essex, 17/3/2016.
Black malt. Opaque. Beige lacing. Lovely hoppy nose. Licorice. Leather. Blackcurrants. Taste is blackcurrants, leather, black German licorice, chocolate gateau cake, tar. Superb use of dry-hopping. Soft malts. Incredibly clean. Great beer. mr_h (5949) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Cask by gravity at Ayrshire Beer Festival, Concert Hall, Troon (1 Oct 2015), coffee aroma, blood red, brown, thin bubbly head, no lacing, coffee flavour with a dry, bitter malty finish. jjsint (3496) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Gravity cask at the Drayman’s Son, Ely. Very dark brown, a bit flat-looking with no head to speak of. Coffee and charcoal aroma. Focussed and intense. Taste starts sweet but the burnt coffee bitter pervades just after the initial sip. Body’s a bit thin and flat but it’s not the end of the world. I like this but... a bitter? Are you sure? evergreen0199 (3494) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Cask at Ealing Beer Festival 2015, Ealing, London. A dark ruby brown coloured pour with a medium off white bubbly head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate, slight sweetness.