Theydon_Bois (20904) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2016
Bottle split at Chris & Ruth’s pre GBBF Shindig, 07/08/16. mR_fr0g (13657) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2016
Dark mahogany brown with a decent beige cap.
Nose is cocoa powder, light charring, spice, toffee.
Taste comprises roast malt, biscuit crumble, toffee, cocoa powder, dark fruit esters.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok but lacks depth for the ABV.
Bottle shared at the pre GBBF chriso’s tasting day 2 07/08/2016. Thanks to Steve I’ve known. A opaque black coloured pour with a a thin tan head. Aroma is coffee bean. Veg, roast, toasted coconut, milky. Flavour is composed of tangy sour, sweet brown malts, brown maple, honey. Plate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation, creme, The_Osprey (9346) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2016
August 2016 - Bottle share at Chriso’s Sunday Shindig. Thanks! As ’Lacada Salamander Series #1 Utopian Stout’. Opaque black, small foamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, ash, earthy, burnt coffee bean. Body is light, frothy with soft carbonation. Taste is earthy, breathy roasted malt, chocolate, a hint of varnish and booze. Decent. (3.5) Beersiveknown (5303) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle shared at Chris-o’s tasting courtesy of simon boyle, cheers! rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2016
rich, fruity, licorice, roasty, slightly astringent, cocoa, coffee, medium bodied, low carbonation, slightly oxidised.
Chris and Ruth’s Shindig 2016, Sunday. Black beer with a nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, licorice, caramel, some cocoa. Roasted chocolate flavor, cocoa, some licorice. Quite nice.
Beerhunter111 (22970) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2016
Pre-gbbf-shindig. Fast schwarze Farbe, geringe bräunliche schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, schokoladig, süß. Geschmack süß schokoladig malzig, toffee, etwas Vanille. Benzai (16758) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2016
Sampled @ ChrisO Pre-GBBF Shindig. Opaque pitch black color, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, moderately roasty, medium bitter, slight caramel and chocolate in the distance. Decent body and carbonation. planky84 (3453) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle at Chris and Ruth’s pre-GBBF Shindig, 2016 (Sunday sesh.). Black pour with a beige head. Raisin, malt and caramel aroma. Flavours of raisin, toffee and dark fruit. Good.