Grumbo (4596) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2017 ladnewton (2098) - London, Greater London, - NOV 19, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Gate House, Coventry on 28th October 2015. Rich brown with pale brown thin lacing foam. Nutty, malty aroma. Malty in-mouth with fruitiness and nuttiness - hazelnut. Bitterness and malt dominate finish, with slight tang of citrus. Medium bodied with light carb.
Cask at The New Inn, Colchester. Pours mid brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of toffee, nut, bread, malt and fruit. Moderate sweetness and bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, soft carbonation. Malty slightly dry finish. Very drinkable bitter/brown ale. Fin (11184) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Cask, handpump at The Killingworth Castle, Wooton, Oxon, Tuesday 22nd July 2014 on first trip out in Chico Custardez. Pours mid brown good clarity, nice sweetness, malty with a good slightly earthy bite, good brown ale with a little sweet chestnut bite and creamy edge. In very good nick and was a very decent beer. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4 Theydon_Bois (21887) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2014
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 04/06/14.
Yet more twiggy work this evening @smalltownengland.
Dark amber with a good sized light beige covering.
Nose is toffee, brown bread, dark malt, orchard notes.
Taste comprises dark fruit peel, malty base, fruitloaf, light spice.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close.
So so, predicatable, yawn by name ... imdownthepub (15660) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’14. Brown with white head. Heavy sweet caramel, toffee flavours right from the off, a butterscotch bomb to my palate, some roasted maltiness but little else got through. Not great.