john44 (3062) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2017
Cask Half Pint at The Sultan, South Wimbledon, London Oct 2009 -
Dark Reddish-Brown in colour. Malty; bready malts, caramel, toffee, nuts. Fruity; plums, berries. Hoppy; some fruity and grassy hops. Is it an ESB or a Porter? Sweet fruity malty throughout with a hoppy bitter finish. Very drinkable. (2009-10)
harrisoni (18436) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Cask gravity at K&ES BF 2015. Clear very dark brown beer. Mild chocolate flavour. Good malts. Very drinkable bit like a mild. Yes decent enough touch of dark fruits. 47574xeCD (1123) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2015
Cask at The Merchants Inn, Rugby 14/04/15
Poured a dark chestnut clear brown with off white creamy head.
Notes of Vanilla, Chocolate, Pear Drops and malts. Pleasant stuff. VastActiv (6942) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Originally rated 01102011. Colour is clear dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, sweetness and roasted malts. Moebbels (792) - FINLAND - MAY 25, 2013
From cask. Body is dark brown witj minimal head. Nose has notes of caramel and roasted coffee. Taste is mildly bitter with coffee notes. Palate is weak with virtually no carbonation. This just feels flat and bland.
Hermod (7694) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2013
Cask @ Pullman, Helsinki. Dark brown,thin head. Roasty, leathery arooma with hint of licorice.flavor has licorice, roasted malt, hazelnuts. Finish is somewhat sweet and roasty with hints of plums. Light bodied, very easy to drink. mr_h (5434) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear dark brown, thin tan head, roasted malt and fruity hop aroma, caramel and berry fruits flavour, soft carbonation, oily feel, sweet malty finish Svesse (8579) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2011
(Cask at Castle, Chancery Lane, London, 23 Nov 2011) Dark reddish brown colour with brief, bubbly, beige head. Malty nose with dark bread, coffee and dusty hops. Malty, roasted taste with notes of caramel, dark bread, raisins, a touch of chocolate and a gentle bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a balanced malt sweetness. Quite nice. thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2011
A - caramel with floral spice
A - mid gold with thick head
T - sweet with hoppy bitter
P - mid and soft
O - pretty good fonefan (48669) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2011
Cask (handpump) @ Three Guineas, Station Approach, Reading, Berkshire, England RG1 1LZ.
Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, dark malt, dark berry notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.