The_Osprey (9100) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2017
August 2017 - Cask, handpull, at GBBF 2017, Kensington Olympia. As 'Potbelly Beijing Black'. Dark cola brown with a red hue, minimal light brown head. Aroma is cola, dark bread crusts, creosote. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is cola, dark breads, resinous. Decent mild. (6-4-6-4-14=3.4) john44 (3392) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Cask at GBBF 2017, Olympia, London, Aug 2017 and coincidentally at GBBF 2007 - Very dark brown in colour. Slight tan head. Malty; roasty malts, grainy, chocolate, coffee, caramel. Dark fruit notes. Moderate hop bitterness. Bittersweet roast choc and coffee malty throughout. Pleasant easy drinking Mild. (2017-08) Mr_Pink_152 (5524) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2017
Tried in bottle from Waitrose, Stamford. Deep ruby to almost black colour with a thin tan head. Aroma dried fruit and light chocolate. Taste light fruity sweet. Medium to full body. niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2017
Cask at Congress, Longton. Pours black brown with a light tan head. Some sour fruit, little smokiness, smooth, more sourness. theprof (1236) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Tap at the Derby Winter Beer festival.Aroma of dark fruits. Pours dark with ruby lights. A bit watery in my view but still has a roasted caramel malt flavour to satisfy the dark mild drinker and there is a sweet finish. Palatable.
Martinus (4701) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2015
Black colour, beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, brown bread, brown bread dough. Sweet malty flavour, caramel. Bit thin. Sweet finish, chocolate.Aniela (4215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2015
(from draught @ GBBF ’14, London)
From my backlogg:
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Black beer with an beige head. Hoppy fruity aroma. Fruity citrus caramell vinous flavour. brighd (3) - Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015 does not count
Cask, Windmill Coventry. Very Dark with moderate head. Pleasent and smooth to drink, with no off features. Theydon_Bois (20600) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 2, 13/08/14.
Light black with a moderate tan covering.
Nose is liqourice, brown bread, light roast, hint of cocoa powder.
Taste comprises earthy notes, light roast, toffee, dark fruit rinds.
Medium bodied, moerate carbonation, semi drying close.
Pleasing enough mild.
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Black beer with a beige head. Hoppy fruity vinous aroma. Fruity vinous flavor, citrus, some caramel.