Davros IX (302) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. A good porter with a lovely colour and plenty of burnt malt on the nose and palate. It was surprisingly refreshing and after the initial surprise following the pour, very welcome and tasty.
JorgeLee (2047) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask, Holborn Whippet. The lesser spotted (these days) strong fruity bitter! Dark reddish brown in colour, white foam. Initially sweet, malty, caramel, stone and red fruits, dries in finish with an earthy hop note. Nice bitter sweet thing going on, drinks very nicely, not overly sweet as these can be. Nice.
MarcinG (777) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2017 Butelka 500ml. Brunatny kolor z rubinowym refleksem. Piana lekko palona ,mala i szybko zanikajaca. Dominuje palona kawa i gorzka czekolada zarowno w smaku jak i aromacie. Dodatkowo melasa,kakao,palone slody owoce lesne w tle. Dosc delikatne w teksturze i o wytrawnym finiszu. Niezle
john44 (3034) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2017
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask Half Pint at White Horse Old Ale Festival 2012, Parsons Green, London in Nov 2015 - Very Dark Brown in colour. Tan head. Excellent lacing. Malty; roasty malts, smoky, coffee, some chocolate. Fruity; dark fruits. Spicy. Hoppy; very earthy hops. Quite bitter roast malty and very earthy. Very dry finish. Decent. (2015-11-21)
amhart88 (131) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark ale, porter. Roasted malts, coffee, molasses. Well balanced - neither overly bitter or sweet.
JK (6058) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black color. Very heavy roast. Dry flavor. Burnt malt. Bitter, some aromatic hops.
freekyp (2142) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A complex earthy mix of toffee, coffee roast, smokiness, and heavy leather sums up both aroma and flavor. Thick viscous mouthfeel. Ends in a long very leathery and bitter finish. Rich but highly unusual. Hops are mostly bittering in nature with little aroma.
HourGlass13 (803) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours up deep brown with a medium tan head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malts, some spice, and subtle smoke. Taste of caramel, spicy leather, some roasted malts. A organic spicy finish with subtle roastiness, and pretty bitter.
Perpignan73 (40) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2016 500ml bottle, chilled, poured into a pint glass. Aroma of chocolate, slightly roasty, hint of dark berry possibly cherry and tobacco. Minimal, lasting off white head, clear, red brown on close inspection. Medium body, lively carbonation. Bitter sweet taste, dark chocolate, hint of fruit. Bitter finish. Highly enjoyable example.
Idiosynkrasie (7315) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Clear, darkest brown colour with small to average, thick, creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Roasty dark malty and fruity hoppy aroma, Notes of chocolate, treacle, hints of liquorice, dark berries, a touch of red berries. Taste is roasty dark malty, slightly fruity hoppy, notes of chocolate, a touch of liquorice, hints of dark berries, a minimally leafy touch; minimally watery.