MrTipple (7282) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2017
Dark chocolate, bitter baking cocoa, dark roasted malts. Hazy dark brown, tiny, creamy beige head. Medium bitter. More dark bitter chocolate, bitter, dark malts, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Decent, well-balanced. Cask at GBBF17, Kensington Olympia. The_Osprey (9916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2017
August 2017 - Cask handpull at GBBF 2017, Kensington Olympia. As 'Sonnet 43 I Shall But Love'. Opaque black with a foamy brown head. Aroma has lots of dark chocolate, chocolate syrup, cocoa nibs etc. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is coconut up front, more chocolate notes, a little ashy. Tasty. (7-4-7-4-15=3.7) Theydon_Bois (21853) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2017
Cask at GBBF �17, day one, 08/08/17.
Light black with a decent tan head.
Nose is chocolate, light charr, spice, toffee.
Taste comprises milk chocolate, faint coffee, lactic nip, spice, light roast.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying close.
Decent enough porter. madmitch76 (26850) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2017
8th August 2017Beerhunter111 (23763) - Beerland, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2017
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Hazy dark brown beer, small tan head. Palate is light and semi dry, modest carbonation. Decent dark chocolate malts. Touch of roast bitterness. Chocolate gets tangy alongside some dark fruits. Light dry finish. Tasty but no real coconut here for me.
Sampled @ GBBF 2017, Day 1. A black beer with a small tan head. Aroma of Coconut, sweet Chocolate. Taste of Chocolate, sweet cookies, Coconut.
Beese (3337) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Kensington Olympia. Nice with lots of burnt notes, but there's a lot of unwanted coconut in there. mR_fr0g (14241) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at the GBBF 2017. Day 1. 08/08/2017. An oily brown coloured pour with a a whispy tan head. Aroma is waxy, crayon, coconut, earthy. Flavour is composed of medium sweet, chocolate, coconut, toasted, vanilla. Palate is oily, semi sweet malts.. Bitter earth. Not bad. cgarvieuk (26609) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at GBBF 2017... Dark black.. Thin tan lacing... Fru coconut chocolate roast malts nose... Big rich coconut chocolate roast malts.. Heavy meaty malts ManVsBeer (11487) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2017
Wakefield Beer Festival 2016. Has a light smooths roasted malt, not milky but the coconut influence is evident. gegwilson (3837) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2016
Cask in the Golden Smog, Stockton. Black with a frothy beige head. Sweet chocolate and coconut aroma. The taste has chococlate, coffee and light spice before a nice coconut finish with just a touch of liquorice. A real surprise. Outstanding.