Theydon_Bois (20600) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Bottle split at CBC Islington, picked up somewhere in the West Mids I imagine , 26/04/17.
Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent light beige cap.
Nose is tangy dark fruit rinds, spice, charr, burnt toffee, light hop dusting.
Taste comprises mellow roast, cocoa rub, toffee, charr, black peppery spice.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a touch of hop bite.
Ok porter. Mr_Pink_152 (5529) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2017
Bottle from beer Gonzo. Deep chocolate brown colour with an off white head. Chocolate and fruity aroma. Raised bitter to bittersweet taste. Full body. madmitch76 (25519) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2017
26th April 2017Scopey (15652) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2017
Craft Islington bottle share. Thanks to Colin. Cloudy dark brown beer, good tan head. Tangy malts, some burned toffee. Light fruits and bitter floralness. Little spice and mild coffee on the finish. Decent.
Bottle at Craft Islington share, thanks to TBoizy. It pours hazy deep brown - black with a light tan head. The aroma is fresh, soft, sweet, tangy fruits, berry, earth and cocoa. The taste is soft, sweet, dying after a bit, tangy berry skin, earth, wood, leather, juniper and cocoa. Finish is drying and a bit ashy. Medium body and fine carbonation. Fair, but wouldn’t stand out in a crowd. MrTipple (6424) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2017
Floral hops, earthy notes, dark, toasted malts, dark chocolate. Hazy brown, massive, beige head. Medium bitter. More dark, toasted malts, floral hops, soft carbonation, medium bodied. OK Porter, maybe not quite balanced. Bottle shared at CBC Islington tasting - thanks to Theydon_Boys!
The_Osprey (9102) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2017
April 2017 - Bottle share at CBC Islington. Big thanks to Colin. As ’Twisted Barrel Oblivion Export’, 6%. Pours brown with a red hue, huge foamy brown head leaves full lacing. Aroma is airy with some light dark chocolate vibes. Body is light, tingly carbonation, frothy. Taste is earthy, light roast malt, spicy and salty finish. Good. (3.6) Leighton (22297) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2017
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Cloin. Pours hazy brown with a big, foamy tan head. Woody aroma, some leathery berries, a little cocoa. Light sweet flavour with light berry tang, woody dryness, earth. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Ashy bitterness in the finish, more drying wood, minerals, earth. So so overall. mR_fr0g (13474) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2017
Bottle shared at craft beer Co Islington. Many thanks to Colin for this one. A hazed dark nutty brown coloured pour with a a lasting light tan head. Aroma is earthy choc, hint of powdered choc, light jammy fruits. Flavour is composed of jammy fruits, powdered choc, earthy, powdered choc. . Plate is frothy effervescent, airy carbonation, earthy toast. Woody roast lingering. 47574xeCD (1256) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Draft Keykeg at The Brewery. Poured Pitch black with a tan head
Aroma is roasted fruits, liquorice and Chocolate malts, Taste is roasted burnt malts, ash, charcoal, chocolate and dark fruits. Good Stuff. Mjp12 (2022) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2016
Pours black from a bottle, with a really thick foamy off tan head. Lots of licorice on the aroma, with sweet dark fruit on the tongue. Great bitter finish