adamnase (994) - Kronoby, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2017 ectuohy27 (1308) - Tallinn, - MAR 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pretty good--some caramel/toffee without overly cloying sweetness; light enough to be refreshing (but strong enough to make sessioning a bit harder!)
50cl bottle from Alko. Pours deep mahogany colour with an thick off-white head. Aromas has molasses, toasty malts, rye bread. Flavor has caramel, toast, dark bread, sweet malts. Ripe fruity, mild nutty finish. Solid. simontomlinson (673) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2017
Frothy beige head left a good cover on jet black slowly effervescent body.
Treacle, licorice & dark spirits aroma.
Medium to full bodied, super smooth & velvet like on the palate with a clean back.
Sweet dark berries, stone fruit, malt, demerara, honey, aniseed & nutty tastes. TET (3275) - Kaarina, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2017
A dark brown beer, a head is big and beige. Aroma has breadyness, sweetness of syrup, some red berries and chocolate. Taste has syrup maltyness, some roastiness and breadyness. Medium bodied, nicely smooth palate. Traditional and that I was expected. Decent. rotaman14 (785) - Wiesbaden, GERMANY - DEC 4, 2017
Aroma: malty and toasty with bready and nutty notes. No vegetable or grass aroma. Taste: roasted malt, then a coffee-like bitterness, then a bitter roasted finish. Palate: quite heavily carbonated. Hermod (8508) - Vantaa, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2017
50cl bottle from Alko.
Poured deep mahogany color with a thick off white head. Perfect look.
Molasses, toasty malt, rye bread, some raisins in aroma.
Flavor has caramel, toast, dark bread, sweet malts. Ripe fruity, mild nutty finish. Solid.
kwik-lime (2116) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2017
Bottle brought back my a mate to give me a new country tick. Dark pour with decent beige head, caramel, slightly sugar malt, some dark fruits. Nice. Scopey (16223) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2017
Bottle at C&R Pre-GBBF tasting 2017. It pours clear deep copper - brown with a medium white head. The aroma is malt - driven, brown bread, earth, wood and toasted nut. The taste is toasty, woody, earth, leather, brown bread, dirt, spice and toasted nut with a leathery finish. Light - medium body and average carbonation. Fairly ok for style. mR_fr0g (13977) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Bottle shared at Chriso’s and Ruth pre GBBF shindig. 02/08/2017. Many thanks to jinroh. A nutty brown coloured pour with a a halo. Of off white head. Aroma is sweet nutty brown bread, sugary, raisin. Flavour is composed of sweet, raisin, nutty, raisin, brown cakey malts, . Palate is medium sweet. Malty, moderate carbonation. Ok. MrTipple (6952) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2017
Sweet, dark malts, caramel, toffee. Clear, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Medium sweet. More dark, sweet grain malts, caramel, chocolate, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Nice Dunkel, decent complexity. Bottle at Chriso & Ruth’s pre-GBBF shindig, Kensal Rise. Kauge (2131) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 16, 2017
Bottle, BB in a month. Sweet malty character, a bit muddy-herbal-earthy... Crisp, dryish finish, bit of a metallic tingle. Overall not bad, although I like the light version more. Would love to try the non-filtered versions.