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Brewed by Adnams
Style: English Strong Ale
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 713   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Pasteurised Bottle.
A fine, heartwarming English Beer, rich in flavours of malt and hops.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 3, 2007
Bottle: Spiced aroma, some corriander and carmelized sugar notes; heavy bicuitiness with a tart finish. Quite good, actually.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjoeng (18) - - SEP 13, 2014
6.3% ABV. RUBY RED BEER Pours out with a nice m

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (781) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear, dark ruby colour with thin cream/orangey red head that lasts about 5 mins. Aroma is of malts, barley, hops and dried fruit. Nice malty, hoppy taste with raisins coming after. Really smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2825) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Tap at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is reddish brown with small creamy white head. Aromas and flavors: Sweetness, dark fruits, nuts, some alcohol, hops and malts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
msalsbury (26) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2014
The flavor starts out with a slightly hoppy note and a very darkly roasted grain bitterness, followed by moderate maltiness, and finishing with a hoppy bitterness. It’s a beer I really want to like, but just don’t love.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mt_hall (116) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottled. Clear dark red-brown with a small cream-coloured head. Malt and noticeable alcohol on the nose and sweet malt and molasses flavours. Warming alcohol, a dry finish, and balancing bitterness. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Appearance: Clear copper/ruby with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Toffee, raisin, malty, caramel, light fruit cake. Taste: Low/medium bitter and sweetness and low sourness. Palate: Medium thick grainy texture and body, average carbonation, abrupt dried fruit, malty toffee finish. Comments: Good and lace.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeliriumT (358) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
Pours dark with tan lacing. Aroma is rich with dark fruits and raisins. Flavour is similar to the aroma but with some lingering bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1157) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
A dark reddish-brown coloured beer with a thick and frothy off white head. A strong nutty malt aroma, caramel and a yeasty bready element. Full mouthfeel. A mouth-filling malt flavour. Nutty and bready, with a sweet taste of caramel and a hint of bubblegum. An alcoholic sourness comes through in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (606) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
From a bottle. It’s a very strong flavoured beer, not for a casual session. A bit too much going on to be great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (906) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 2, 2014
BB 28/02/2015. Poured a semi-translucent deep mahogany with an off-white, two- to three-finger dense foam stout-like head that retained very well. Laced OK in rings. Aroma dominated by mellow tones of malt, maybe a hint of dried fruit and little else detected. Taste of soft sweetish malt with a slightly mild bitterness. Light body. Smooth, soft, light with a slightly sweet finish. Quite good (better than cask).


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