jooilakon (277) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2017
Bottle 330 ml from HonestBrew. Aromas are smoky with subtle malts. Small white head and hazy dark-golden / light amber body. Taste is quite rich and smoky with malts and some flowery notes. I have never been a fan of smoked ales and this is not an exception, but I can understand that others like it. johndoughty (5538) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2017
Bottle. Golden with a small head and clear appearance. Lovely smoky flavour with maltiness in the background. Medium body. The flavour takes some getting use to but after a while I realised that it was distinctive and enjoyable. A very drinkable beer which I rate highly but i can understand others finding it a bit weird. BeardedAvenger (1116) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2017
Keg at Rake, Borough. Smokebomb atoma. Some wood stain. A murky opaque amber. Thin but creamy white head. Obviously smoky vut there are hints of sweetness. Medium bodied. creamy. A prickle of carb. Long finish - it's smoky, funnily enough. Nice. Muggus69 (2721) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2017
330mL bottle from BoozeBud. BB FEB20
Hazy orange body, white head hangs around.
BOOM overwhelming aroma of brutally smoky peat - burn tyres, iodine, seaweed.
Smooth texture, some sweetness & weight calms things down a bit...
It’s actually not as intense as I was expecting - the malt character tones things down a bit, gives a sweet bread crust character to proceedings. Still...it’s bloody smoky - sulfury, iodiney, briney; it’s like a fishing boat caught on fire & you decided to blend it up & drink the juices.
Challenging, intimidating, god it lingers - sort of like an Islay whiskey without the complexity & barrel character. Not sure. erikaraeb (269) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2017
Overwhelmingly peaty from start to finish. Not getting any other flavours coming through or any hints of what kind of underlying beer this might be. I’m normally into smoked beers, but this is too much. Would be a nice-tasting peat in the right balance, too.
Beese (3209) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2017
330ml bottle at Kill the Cat, Brick Lane. Wow! I love me some peaty whisky and beer to boot. This was really, really intense and unique. I've had loads of peated malt beers, and Isley Barrel Aged ones, but this kicked it up a notch. I can't say it works 100%, but it's a good attempt at something very out there. Skarecrow (928) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 3, 2017
Slight hazy yellow pour with OK head.
Strong Elastoplast aroma with peat reek at the back.
Very strong smoky peat taste which carries through from beginning to end.
Certainly a unique beer if a little overpowering.
Fans of Islay single malt whisky would probably like it.
Idiosynkrasie (7950) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2017
330ml bottle. Clear, amber colour with small, creamy, minimally lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Sweet-ish, malty, peaty aroma, hints of TCP. Taste is minimally sweet, caramel malty, dry peaty, hints of TCP; oily palate, flat carbonation. Monotonously peaty, insipid. So-so.