worldbeertaste (1805) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015 leaparsons (10504) - Wigston, Leicestershire, - AUG 4, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Dark brown with a fluffy off white foam. Aromas are cocoa, raisins and tea with nutty alcohol and medicinal notes Some damp cardboard with low lemon. Flavours are raisins with herbal notes and dry tea. Earthy hops with a peppery finish. Merely OK.
Darkish caramel wih a creamy white lasting head. Smells of of faint liquorish and caramel and tastes about the same. The aftertaste is of burnt vegetable. niquillis (2689) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Pours chestnut with an off white head. A little smoke, some dark fruit. A little Snecklifteresque. Not bad. Gary (1999) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Fuck,i expected an old ale or mild ,something fucken coherent to the title of "dark ale" .this is a bitter! IF I want bitter i drink it CASK like god meant. lts an ok beer though but would be better cask and god damn dark. Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Appearance: Dark ruby with beige head.
Aroma: Raisin, light fruit cake, plum, subtle liquorice and roast malts.
Taste: Low sourness and sweetness with low/medium bitter.
Palate: Light/medium thick grainy texture and body, average carbonation, lingering roast malt fruity finish with a quite bitter finish.
Comments: Good and lace. MichaelAwesome (6516) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Fine one with barley, some rye and roasted malt in the back. Easy drinkabilty with moderate sweetness and some chocolate towards the end. Not bad.
McTapps (6856) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a deep dark brown colour with low ehad and medium body. Aroma of barley and hops. Taste of barley, bread, roasted hops, caramel, vanilla, dark berries and leaves. Earthy hints. easy drinkable nd refreshing. Not a bad beer. Mr_Pink_152 (4888) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Colour is deep brown, (not as dark as I expected from the name) with a frothy white head. Aroma has raisins and malts. The taste is similar. Really not what I expected from the name. An ok bitter. frothy head. johndoughty (5403) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Dark with a small head. Malty with a medium body.Slightly .
Cheap and cheerful. deanso (10073) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - MAY 12, 2014
50cl bottle from Tescos.
Decent off white head. Clear amber pour. Ok, nothing special. weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Bottle at home. Darkish amber brown with a thin pale brown head. Aroma has some nuts, tobacco, fruit. Flavour has some dark fruits, tobacco, dry bitter finish. Didn’t care for this much.