Davros IX (303) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2017
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
2016 catch up - Bottle at home - Strong, malty, smooth, dark & thick. Taste the alcohol and a good ESB.
ThirstyBird (2895) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2017
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at the brewery, pours a super dark cola color with a tan head. The smell is dark fruit, roasted dark malt, dark chocolate. The beer tastes dark fruit, roasted malt, some chocolate while ending fruity and dry. The body is light/ medium with fine carbonation.
jjsint (2924) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Handpull cask at the Golden Hind, Cambridge. Ruby, noticeably translucent with a small cream-coloured head. It has a simple and unassuming malty scent with a strong suggestion of raspberry. Taste is sweet and malty with tannic notes. It turns bitter for the finish with berry, red wine and juniper in the aftertaste. Tring are brilliant at making simple, understated beer, and this is no exception.
anders37 (25814) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask gravity @ Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel nutty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish.
Scopey (14257) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the George, Croydon. It pours deep brown with a small, bubbly off-white head. The aroma is bitter - sweet, dried fruits, cherry, fruit cake, oily, wood and leather. The taste is bitter, earthy, wood, leather, dull toffee, caramel, dried fruits and leaves with a dry, woody finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Decent fruity character, but it is a touch twiggy. OK.
Stuu666 (12817) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the foot of the walk. Pours clear amber, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is similar, dry, chewy.
AndrewC (373) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from the brewery. Deep dark brown. Soft mouth feel. Low hopping. A hint too much alcohol showing through. Roasted sugar.
renffisch (891) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Wetherspoon Chancery Lane, draught. Darkest red mahogany, creamy head. Stewed old fruit nose, medium mouthfeel, sweet in flavour and quite quaffable
ManVsBeer (10022) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ Wetherspoon’s Piccadilly, Manchester. Deep ruby red with a creamy head. Has a malty nose, with some paler malts fused with a graininess in its taste that ends with a bitterness.
berkshirejohn (6412) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Crosse Keys (JDW), City of London. Chestnut with a tight cream head; aroma of dry roasted malts with a touch of coffee; full of rich plummy fruit flavours; with a sweet jammy finish, nicely balanced with toasted grains. If you like toast and jam then you’ll love this.