Grumbo (3974) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2017
Bottle from Tomlinson’s Beer Shop, Inverness. Poured very dark brown with an average sized off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, light coffee, and moderate chocolate. Medium sweetness with moderate bitterness. Medium body, slight oily and watery texture, soft to flat carbonation. jfb (6624) - GERMANY - FEB 16, 2017
(bottle) clear deep ruby colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of toasted malts and brown sugar, with some notes of soy sauce, dark chocolate and yeast. flavour is mostly dark fruits and gently roasted malts, with a touch of herbal hops and yeast in the semi-phenolic finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation. Stuu666 (14841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Cask at praf 2013. Pours deep brown, nose is chocolate, coffee, taste is sweet and roasty. DedicatedToFun (4003) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Tap, brown pour, white head, nose and taste are both lots and lots of coffee allmyvinyl (11019) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Alesela. Clear dark reddish brown with a minimal white head. Aromas of chocolate and light coffee notes. Taste has light bitterness, dark chocolate sweetness. Slightly thin texture, but just about creamy enough. Best I’ve had from here.
JohnRMurdoch (5049) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2014
500ml bottle from The Good Spirits. Co. Almost black, reasonable head. Sour grassy malt aroma. Sweet treacle tar flavour. Sour grassy aftertaste. Not my sort of beer. Theydon_Bois (20621) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Bottle, from Tomlinsons, on the train from Inverness to Hereford 21/10/13.
Dark chestnut brown with a good sized beige head.
Nose is dark toffee fudge, vanilla, bready malts, cake mix.
Taste comprises light roast, mineral notes, earthy, dark fruit tang.
Medium bodie, fine carbonation, tangy fruit in the finish.
Ok if a little strange for a stout, carries a hybrid profile in terms of an ESB/Stout cross. mr_h (5943) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Cask by handpump at Pot Still, Glasgow - clear dark reddish brown, good creamy beige head, roasted malty aroma with a bit of berries, nice film of lacing, malty red berry flavour, very sweet for a stout, fruity finish ianwelby (1525) - SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Brown-black beer with a thin head and a very faint malt aroma. Malt and fruit flavour with a slight hop finish. Quite drinking gowdy (1116) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Taste at the Paisley Beer Festival. A dark colour. Quite cloudy. Not much head. Okay.