harrisoni (19327) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2008
Cask gravity at Reading BF 08. Slightly hoppy aroma. Black colour with dark brown edges. Intense malt aroma. That is a good stout. Good grainy choc and a lot of grapefruit hop. Just a great aroma. Intense flavours. Amazing and quite possibly my beer of the festival. Leighton (22304) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2011
Cask at Euston Tap. Dark brown pour with a dense, creamy beige head. Lots of citrusy hops on the nose with some ashy, roasty malts. Medium sweet, some juicy, resinous bitterness, light burnt wood, mild tobacco. Medium bodied with good, on-the-money average carbonation. A bit of sticky hops to finish, piney, good bit of roast and charred wood. Fantastic. Benjii (3050) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2011
On cask at The Stagg’s Beer Festival, 2011. Pours a dark brown colour with a fair tan head. Aroma of roasty malt and hops. Similar flavours. Mild carbonation and the mouth-feel is a little oily. Very nice! Beese (3210) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Cask at The Euston Tap, London on 17 Mar 2012. Poured black, with a dense beige head. Aroma of citrus hops and roasted malt. Really thick mouthfeel. Flavours of dark fruits, dates, raisins and burnt malt. asheft (3108) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2009
[cask @ RBESG 2009]
Nice and roasty aroma with plenty of floral and herbal hops. Opaque black under an eternal, light brown fleece blanket. Roasted barley vanilla and burnt flavour with some detectable hops. Sour and with black malt bitterness and a hazelnut note. Medium body, moderate carbonation, dark malt bitter finish.
FatPhil (17077) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 19, 2013
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Fest2013)
Beautifully soft chocolatey aroma. Almost black, ruby glints, loose tan head. Much richer burnt body. Not ashy though. Full, but also very drinkable, body. Finish leaves you with a lovely mellow burnt roast - nice one!