Davros IX (353) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2017 Scipio (1076) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a medium beige head. Aroma is malty, has mostly chocolate, some caramel, along with raisin notes. Upon tasting, I still get a dominant chocolate flavor as well as the caramel. I also get some fruity tartness as well. I believe apple and a little bit of cherry. It is a little sweet. The aftertaste is mostly those fruity impressions. Light to medium in body, much more than you would expect for such a light beer. More thin texture. This is balance well. There is a lot more here than I would expect for something this week. Its definitely worth a try.
No head, but some lacing. A lovely dark colur and a real hit of lightly bitter chocolate on the first sip. It was quite a surprise and very nice. The sweet and bitterness was nicely balanced and it had a very good low abv. I liked this a lot and I will seek it out again. john44 (3101) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle. Refreshing black mild ale with chocolate & roasted malt & bitter hop taste.
MarcinG (864) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Butelka 500 ml. Ciemna ,brunatna barwa. Piana srednia ,bezowa. Aromat nikly,slodowy z karmelem i kawa. W smaku palone slody kawa karmel..dosc wytrawne. DSG (14764) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 30, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Dark brown. Aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, toast, dark bread, minerals, vegetal notes. Sweetish flavor with malt, toast, nuts, caramel, minerals, bitter finish. Medium-bodied. zvikar (6149) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 26, 2016
At the Beer and Beyond shop, Pours red to black with a beige head, aroma of toffee, caramel, roasted malt, flavor is slightly bitter and dry with chocolate and cocoa, medium bodied
kerenmk (4751) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 11, 2016
Bottle. Thanks Danya F! Dark Brown. chocolate and toastiness, some dates and prunes in the nose, bitter and burnt toast in the mouth. light body, fizzy, a little burnt aftertaste. Pretty cool. Pyobon (1398) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2016
(Bottle) Pours very dark brown with deep red hints and a nice thick, but short-lived, beige head. Good aroma - dark malt, toasty, hints of nuts and flint. Medium body with lovely soft carbonation. Nice taste - toasty malt with great balance, some nice bitterness. Excellent mild. seymour (2045) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JUN 2, 2016
Poured from a tall brown bottle into a tulip glass at Cicero’s in the Loop. Opaque dark brown, reddish at the corners when held to the light, with sudsy beige foam and lace. Malty, dark toasty (not roasty), molasses, pie cherries, black liquorice, nutty, cacau nibs. Light body but complex flavour and mouthfeel, the multi-layered aftertaste went on and on. Phenomenal mild ale, authentic style-defining, delicious. I CANNOT WAIT TO DRINK MORE. Godfather50 (238) - SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Pours darker than ruby with a lovely off white head. Little nose but digging in the mouthfeel is superb. Soft, lively pillow of chocolate feathers fluttering down from a cool breeze of bubbles. The brown malt is lifted perfectly as melted malty marshmallows. There’s no snense that this beer has water in it. Rather it has melted and been bottled before it sets. Nice. harrisoni (18572) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle from M&S Stratford and drunk at home. Black deep ruby colour lasting beige head. Bit of buttery malt on the aroma. I love this beer on cask. It’s just not as good in bottle, lacks the mouthfeel. Finish is decent some dark fruits on finish is also good. Nothing offensive. Lacks that wow factor of a cask beer.