ManVsBeer (11500) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2016
Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2016. Black coloured ale. A little thin tasting, but very pleasantly smoked in both aroma and taste. Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Stange. Supplier: The Beer Emporium (Bristol). Very fruity for a stout. Thick and creamy head. Stuu666 (15537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at the Hanging Bat. Black, nose is liquorice and chocolate, taste is dry roasted malts, sweet chocolate. allmyvinyl (11326) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours clear dark brown, red-tinged. Foamy beige head. Aromas of light chocolate and stone fruit. Taste is light roasty bitterness, more fruit. Light body, abrupt finish. OK. Grumbo (4597) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Cask at the Beer Emporium, Bristol. Black in colour with an average size, lasting tan colour head. Aroma of malt, roasted chocolate and peat. Rather dry feel. Body is medium-full, slick texture, with soft carbonation. Enjoyable beer.
Theydon_Bois (21899) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13 thanks to Ronny for the pour.
Light black/v dark mahogony brown with a thinnish light tan head that clears to a swirl/edgeing.
Nose is dark toffee, light smoke, mineral notes, light chocolate.
Taste comprises cardboard, light smoke, dark toffee, thinner than the aroma.
Light to medium in body, a little on the watery side.
So so stout affair. rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. Pitch black beer with a small brownish head. Roasted malt aroma, soot, raisins, licorice notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, prunes, raisins, licorice, some tar. Thin bodied, with a roasted soot finish. Niall73 (2461) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. Nice coffee choc aroma with dark fruits. More of the same in the flavour. It’s just OK, a little watery. DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Cask Stillage from the Cellar at Prince Of Wales, Foxfield 04/10/2008
Fruit and roast aromas. Tiny beige head. Black a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a crisp and very dry bitter roast finish. downender (9065) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2013
Cask conditioned at the Cumbrian beeriodical, Seven Stars, Bristol June 2013. Near black with a slight, off-white head. Chocolate, some dark fruit sweetness and some toastiness in the finish. Fine.