trapped (3150) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 10, 2017
Draught @ The Jeffrey. Inky black with large foamy beige head, coffee aroma, low carbonation, sweetish mocha taste with alcohol undertones, smooth body, long bitter mocha finish with little alcohol aftertaste. Very smooth ad generally well covered alcohol content. The_Osprey (8010) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2017
January 2017 - Bottle share at Leighton’s final final Bayswater tasting. Thanks Leighton! As ’Rushing Duck Ded Moroz’. Opaque black, huge foamy dense brown head leaves full lacing. Aroma is vanilla, ashy, dark chocolate, seared peppers, booze. Body is light, tingly carbonation, frothy. Taste is boozy and dry, some tangy berry, ashy dark chocolate, toasted bread. Fairly rich. Good. (3.9) Theydon_Bois (19559) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Rushing Duck ded moroz
Bottle split at L42, thanks to Leighton, 23/01/17.
Black with a decent tan head.
Nose is dark malts, spice, toffee, black pepper, chocolate.
Taste comprises roast malt, toffee, aniseed balls, light peppery spice, coco rub, liquorice.
Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent enough impy.
Scopey (14778) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Bottle thanks to Leighton, shared at level 42. It pours dark brown to black with a small light tan head. The aroma is soft, sweet, juicy, toasty, chocolate, coconut and light vanilla. The taste is smooth, roasted malt, toasty, earthy, wood ,sugary, alcohol boost, dark chocolate, coffee, baked goods and a touch of spice with a slick, boosty finish. Full body and fine carbonation. A do find it a touch rough around the edges, but not bad. yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2017
From tap. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, caramelish. Rich malty. Dense darkand roasted. Bitter, dark malty and dark roasted finish.
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - JAN 23, 2017
75cl bottle shared at Leighton’s. It pours a pitch black color with a large beige head. Aroma is full of toasty notes of wood vanilla chocolate and lactose. Taste is medium sweet with notes of chocolate, vanilla, tart red berries, oak. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very nice madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
19th January 2017Leighton (21299) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Farewell Bespin Bottleshare. Thanks to Leighton (although disappointed it’s not the ba version). Almost clear deep brown beer, very tidy pale tan head. Palate is airy, semi dry snd has good fine carhonation. Mellow dark malts, tangy. A little coffee. Tangy dark fruits. Dark chocolate powder. Airy dry finish. Decent.
Bottle shared in London - picked up in a trade. Pours deep black-brown with a frothy, tan head. The nose has some ashy roast, burnt coffee, baking cocoa. Medium sweet flavour with more chocolate character, ash, baking cocoa, dried berries, bittersweet coffee. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Nicely balanced finish with more baking cocoa, a little scorched earth, coffee ice cream. Very enjoyable. mR_fr0g (12128) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Bottle shared at Leightons place, 19/01/2017. Many thanks to Leighton for this. An opaque black jet black coloured pour with a lasting frothy mid tan head. Aroma is tangy raspberry berries, ashy roast, coconut, bitter liquorice, black roast. Flavour is composed of ashy roast, bitter black liquorice, milky roast, . Palate is full bodied, creamy, highish carbonation, . Hot alcohol in the finish. Pretty good. egajdzis (6590) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Opaque black with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, chocolate, coffee, anise, alcohol. Taste of chocolate, roasted malts, some burnt notes, dark fruits, some alcohol.