john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Apr 2010 - Pitch Black in colour. Malty; sweet malts, dark chocolate, caramel. Fruity. Hoppy; some hop bitterness to balance the sweet malts. Good malty/fruit/hop balance. Sweet malts dominate ending in a moderately bitter hoppy finish. (2010-04)
greenclansman (834) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - MAY 10, 2012
Black color with reddish lights.
Thin body, watery texture.
Nice roasted aromas. Roasted malts on taste as well.
Easy going but pleasant beer. madmitch76 (26467) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2010
14th April 2010. Clear dark red brown beer. Smooth semi dry palate. Nicely joined up beer. Smooth dark malt. Pretty fruity - cherry, orange, tangy. Some subtle dark chocolate underneath. Dry finish. Tasty and very drinkable. fonefan (52426) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2010
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2010
Cask (handpump) @ The Back of Beyond, 104-108 Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire, England RG1 3BY.
Clear dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. 
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 09/04/2010
Fruit and roast aromas. Beige head. Dark red coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a creamy dry and slightly bitter roast finish.
Gary (2094) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2010
Herold Black Lager is a real drink , the best Schwarzbier in the world imo. Had this cask at a JDWS and it was cool and more interesting than most in their festival. Roasted chocolate and burnt raisin profile , with a little motor oil in the finish . Swillable ,tasty Schwarz. wheresthepath (2424) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2010
[Gravity cask at the Back of Beyond, Reading] Black with ruby hints, no head. Sweet chocolate, camp coffee and a bit of treacle causes it to be rather sweet up front. However, it’s saved by roasted malt coming through in the surprisingly dry finish. It’s rather nice actually. Bullit (4825) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 26, 2010
Cask @ Edward Wylie, JDW. Dark brown - red colour, tan lacings. Aroma is toasted malts, sweet licorice. Flavour of sweet licorice, roasted malts, some fruits. A bit watery. Agree on the aniseed mention. A bit smoky. Lots of things going on in this beer, but its a bit on the sweet side. bobinlondon (1297) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Moon and Sixpence (JDW) Hatch End. Almost black with a creamy tan head. Dry roast coffee and chocolate with a little caramel and peppery Saaz hops. Interesting to try this cask conditioned. berkshirejohn (6771) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Cask at the Monks Retreat (JDW), Reading. Black with a reddish glow and ring of tan head; aniseed aroma; thinly bodied, the flavour blends aniseed and fruit with a light waft of smoke. Very drinkable.