Iznogud (4730) - CROATIA - NOV 5, 2017
Cask at The Castle Hotel, Manchester. Pours brown with small off-white head. Malty, toasted, some fruit, caramel, some coffee. Sweet, bitterness in finish. Soft carbonation. Bit watery. Medium bodied. redders1974 (1702) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2017
Somewhere between a strong ale and a esb earthy. Caramel dry bitter finish pours clear amber thin head. Antzrhere (181) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2016
Pours dark brown but clear, with white head. Taste is roast, earthy, malt chewiness, caramel. Nice balanced beer Scopey (16277) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Cask at Three Judges. It pours clear darkest brown with a thick tan head. The aroma is toasted brown bread, coffee grounds, cacao nibs, malt loaf, wood and light charry/ashy note. The taste is dry, bitter, wood, varnish, leather, mild astringency, earthy, dirt, coffee grounds, burnt cake, charred wood and some dried fruits. Medium + body and soft carbonation. A bit chewy and earthy, but decent for style. mr_h (6072) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Cask by Aitken Font at Bow Bar, Edinburgh (16 Jan 2012), malted barley, chocolate aroma, dark brown with a good oatmeal head, malty, coffee, chocolate flavour, prolonged coffee aftertaste.
Mr_Pink_152 (5774) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Tried at the Nottingham beer festival 2015. Dark ruby colour with an off white head. Aroma has stewed fruit taste fruity. sound67 (784) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2015
[Waterloo Beer Festival, Liverpool, 2014] - Lymestone Brewery Stone the Crows, 5.4%, dunkel kupferfarben, noch transparent. Leichte natürliche Kohlensäure. Insgesamt noch wässrig, mittlerer Körper. Im Antrunk trocken, schon recht bitter. Rote Früchte vorhanden, aber eben ohne die Süße. Zur Mitte deutlich floraler, Bitterkeit nimmt zu, Frucht tritt zurück. Im Abgang etwas Fichtennadeln, Nachhall deutlich und anhaltend bitter. Vom Charakter ein Red Ale Towey1989 (3445) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A clear deep ruby brown colour with a foamy off white head. Aroma of chocolate, blackcurrant jam, plum, smoke and nuts. Taste of chocolate, plum, raisin, some nuttiness and a hint of coffee. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A spicy, fruity malt finish with some roasted bitterness . A fruity beer with good amount of flavour. I’ve had this in a better condition elsewhere and really enjoyed this more. MrBlueSky93 (535) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Hops in a Bottle.
Pours dark brown with creamy-tan coloured head. Aroma of caramel, loads of it, bread, light malts, dark fruits, plums, chocolate. Taste of initial dark chocolate, then coffee, dark fruits, touch of caramel, then some fizz, really viscous and thick, coffee and choc then comes back and mingles with the fruity flavours. Lovely!