JorgeLee (2301) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2018 invinoveritas (156) - Greater Manchester, - DEC 31, 2016
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle. Glugs thickly, blackly, unwillingly. Nice nose of charred pine, resin. By contrast tastes rather flat and watery, but OK.
Bottle, from the brewery. Dark brown colour, white foam. A relatively sweet dark beer, hints of chocolate but also cola and pumpernickel. Medium finish. Slightly unusual but not unpleasant. macca147 (829) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 24, 2017
On tap at Pint Shop, Oxford. 1/2 pint. Pours a deep black with a tan head. Aroma: roasted malt, mild bitter cocoa, and smoked notes. Mild aroma. Taste: roasted malt, mild coffee, mild bitter cocoa, mild cream flavours. Mild flavoured but pleasant. Medium bodied. Mild carbonation. Mild lingering bitterness. A very decent porter, not amazing, but very easy drinking. kapusil (1590) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 13, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2017 0.33l bottle. Black body with a light brown head. Smoky beer with notes of chocolate, roasted malts, spicy hops and dark fruits. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Nice beer. Idiosynkrasie (8314) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 5, 2017
330ml bottle. Jet black colour with small to average, thick, creamy, moderately lasting and lacing, beige to tan head. Slightly grainy, chocolately, dark malty aroma, hints of cocoa, a touch of liquorice. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, hints of cocoa, pumpernickel, a cautious touch of liquorice, minimally matallic overtones. Tinaccio (550) - Milano, ITALY - SEP 26, 2017
330 ml Bottle from London Brewers Market, Old Spitalfields Market, London, UK. It pours black with a medium, creamy, beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, notes of smoked. Taste is light to medium sweet. Body is light, carbonation is low, texture is watery. Not liked so much...
daniele (9977) - ITALY - AUG 25, 2017
bottle bbe 1/3/18 scura discreta schiuma media persistenza discrete note tosta leggero cioccolato media secheza abbastanza amara media intensità filo aspro sephyrott (285) - - JUN 10, 2017
~1/3 pint from bottle at the Wild Card Brewery. Not very aromatic, good flavour, but a little bit light. Hints of coffee, caramel and roasted malt. planky84 (3591) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2017
Bottle from Oddbins Beer Shop, Blackheath. Black pour with a tan head. Aromas of cola, brown sugar, coffee. Flavours of coffee, chocolate, light sweet spice. Good. AndrewC (379) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Bottle. Umm nice. Black n colour with an aroma of Blackjacks. Hint of mango/pineapple to start with a nice sweet body followed by roasted malt. Kauge (2133) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 10, 2017
Bottle from City Beverage in London. BB 19.07.2017. 4.7%. Dark brown with thick tan head. Sourish fruity, chocolaty, bready, yeasty? aroma. Tastes sourish roasty, modest sweetness, some bitterness, dark chocolate. Dry roasty finish. Light on the palate, fine fizzy carbonation. A bit rough, archaic, not too elegant and not very much to my liking but not bad either!