fonefan (48622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2012
oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2011
Bottle 500ml. clear glass.
Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, milk chocolate, malt extract, toffee. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, milk chocolate, dark malt, light roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Bottled. Deep ruby red colour, small off.white head. Aroma is chocolate, toffee, ashes and some other coffeeish and mild fudgeish notes. Flavour is roasted malts, toffee, ashes, coffee and some other stuff. omhper (24961) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
Bottled at chriso’s. Dark brown, beige head. Some chocolate and caramel. Mid sweet with medium body. Caramelly with low hop rate anf bitterness. cgarvieuk (24161) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2012
bottle at home ... deep brown ... bubbly tan head ... soft toffee fruits ... creamy toffeee malts ... quite a bit of puff candy ... sweet roast ... ok but not as rich as i like Leighton (21075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle at home in London with Chris. Pours clear, dark brown with a small, off-white head. Dark malts on the nose with hints of cocoa. Slight lactic sweetness in the flavor, some faintly roasted malts, very light earthy bitters. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes slightly tangy with that lactic bit, some faint char, very faint dark fruits. A decent beer overall, though lacking a little in the complexity department.
Koelschtrinker (20208) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 23, 2013
Röstiger Antrunk mit trockenen, leicht schokoladigen Noten. Die Röstnoten bleiben mild, aufkommende Bitternoten sind ab dem Mittelteil im Vordergrund, was sich auch nicht mehr ändert. Durchaus in Ordnung. 11/9/8/8/9/8 harrisoni (18407) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2011
500ml bottle from Sainsburys. Well what can I say about yet another Sheps pasteurised beer in a clear bottle that I havent said already? Well I like Sheps smaller brews over the past few years. The head brewer has actually produced some decent berrs. This has a decent roasty aroma with some good dark fruits too. Blackberries and blackcurrants. The body only suffers a little from the light pasteurisation. The finish is surprisingly decent. I rather like it. The choc the fruit the finish. Decent bhensonb (15079) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle from the Cromwell Road Sainsbury’s. Pours very dark brown with a slight tan head. Nose is mild chocolate. Med minus body. Stiff carb. Flavor is smooth roast/dark/burnt malt with some chocolate. It’s dry and reasonably bitter in the finish. imdownthepub (14441) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2010
Bottled, 500ml from Sainsburys, Banbury. Black with tan head. Chocolate, fruity, licorice flavours on a slightly sweet body. Some carbonation, thinnish but nicely drinkable. kermis (12869) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours near black with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, cocoa, milk chocolate, light toffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.