TedE (1332) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 19, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Dark caramel toffee nose. Ruby red beer with billowing cream coloured head. No apparent carbonation. Lightly fizzy on the tongue, medium body. Initial fruity (watermelon?) finish followed by lasting toasted malts. A touch of alcohol right at the end. Not bad. M_Sack (720) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper/brown. Frothy light brown head that sticks attractively to the glass. Quite complex aromas as the beer progresses through various temperatures of toasty caramel, cola, chocolate, rum and grandmas fruitcake. Cola and rum flavours at the front of the palate lead into chocolate and coffee, with a long, bitter, toasted finish. The whole beer is let down by over carbonation. Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 22, 2014
From the Lord Nelson taps. Pours black. Great aroma of coffee, burnt toast. Bit of dried fruit. Wonderful on palate. Sense of rum on the tongue. Pleasant finish without bitterness. Not quite a stout but quality beer.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Oakes (17684) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Amber, slightly hazy and the aroma is a bit caramelly with a hint if bubblegum. Med caramel, sweet, with a little bit of earthiness. Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 16, 2013
Poured from a bottle in a cocktail bar called Kremlin in Canberra, ACT. Poured a dark brownish colour. Caramel smell and quite a sweet taste.
gnoff (10416) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2015 First ratingTravlr (24875) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Draught half pint at the brewpub on July 12, 2013.
Described as an Old Ale at 6.1% ABV.
Cloudy semi-dark brown color, tan head. Malty, sweet taste. Herbal, sweet aftertaste. Fizzy, high co2, mouthfeel; medium bitterness with a mineral sparkling finish. Sweet, malty, caramel scent.
Draught as part of a tasting paddle at Lord Nelson on October 9, 2015.
Hazy dark brown color, teal head. Fruity, some banana, alcohol taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Light roasted, grainy scent, some milk chocolate.
Draft at the source. Hazy deep dark a,ber color, fluffy tan head. Aroma of sweet malt. Tastebis malty as well, with a bit of toast and black pepper. CH-303 (2252) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Appearance: Dark brown, some tan head.
Aroma: Dark fruit, dark malt, roasted.
Taste: Dark malt, nice fruit. Sweetness. Nice!
Info: 285ml draft (schooner), 2/6-2013 Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2013
Pours a dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel and bread with roasty notes. Taste is medium sweet leading to a dry roasty finish. Not bad. Theodopilos (68) - - MAY 18, 2013
330ml bottle, I had this beer on tap at The Lord Nelson hotel 3 years ago while on hols in sydney,being a dark beer and a cool day in Brisbane I took the bottle out of the fridge and left it on the bench for 15mins, okay let’s road test this beer, poured into a snifter glass, not much aroma but the taste is rich and roasted, good lacing inside the glass, quite a nice beer