gunnar (9696) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2009
On tap @ Beiaard, Amsterdam.Pours amber with a small white head. Malty aroma. Taste is sweet, floral, wood and spices, ends hoppy bitter. Smooth mouthfell. DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 04/11/2001
Dark red coloured with fruity and earthy aromas. Bitter hop finish.
2. Cask Handpump at the Sedge Lynn, Chorlton (JDW) 03/07/2004
Mid brown coloured with a fruity aroma. Crisp and smooth malt finish.
3. Cask Handpump at the Roebuck, Northwich 28/12/2008
Some hop aroma. Mid brown coloured smooth on the palate and fruity with a crisp and slightly dry malt finish.
4. Cask Handpump at the Roebuck, Northwich 17/10/2009
Some hop aroma. Small white head. Copper mid brown coloured and fruity with a little bitterness in a crisp full malt finish.
5. Cask Handpump at the Wheatsheaf, Sandbach 02/01/2010
Slight malt aroma. White head. Mid brown coloured with some alcohol present. Fruity citrus flavoured with a dry and bitter malt finish. The_Osprey (9140) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Cask at JDW Putney. Clear dark orange amber, still, decent foamy off-white head, sparse lacing. Aroma is caramelly malt. Body is medium, slightly foamy, smooth. Taste is toffee, lightly ashy, slight citrus, some chemical, a little drying. Decent. downender (8882) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Hobgoblin, Bristol. Chestnut coloured with a decent off-white head that left plenty of lacing. Red fruit and sweet malt aroma. More fruit in the flavour before a decent bitter finish. Ok. maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 Cask conditioned - no sparkler. Aroma is of fruity blackberries, the colour is a deep reddy brown, no head. The beer is a bit thin in the mouth for its strength, but has a good sweet berry fruit aftertaste.Score 3.4
Cunningham (8388) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2014
Subsequent ratings scored 3.7, 3.4 and 3.0. Average becomes 3.4
Appearance: Deep nutty color with a creamy off white head. Lovely lacing.DruncanVeasey (8283) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2008
Aroma: Toffee and some fruity notes.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Toffee, nutty, mild spices and a bit fruity.
Overall impression: Nice and easy drinkable.
Personal stats: Handpull at The Old English Pub in Copenhagen, Denmark
The White Lion, Tamuff. Chestnut with a tight beige collar. Sulphur, caramel, slightly sourish stone fruit, a faint dusting of choc. Mellow, mild-like, dunkelish stillness. Alright, but a bit drab. Could use a richer or roastier depth of flavours. Finn (8149) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
Doggetts Coat and Badge, Southwark 2 Nov 12. Nicholson Festivaløl. Mørk amber. OK tett skum som varer lenge. Topp utseende! God karamellaroma. Smaken søt karamell. Litt tørr frukt i ettersmaken. Sigmund (7916) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2017
Cask pint at Slain’s Castle, Aberdeen. Ruby colour, creamy off-white to beige head. Malty aroma and flavour with notes of toffee and caramel, some nutty notes too. mjs (7685) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2008
(Cask at Queens Hotel pub on 2008-07-03) Dark amber. Clear. Small white head. Malts and yeast in nose. Medium palate. Malts, yeast and bitterness in taste.