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RATINGS: 590   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Originally brewed in 2005 as the first in our annual Decadence series, AleSmith Olde Ale follows the tradition of classic British-style Old Ales. This rich, malt-forward ale showcases soft notes of currants and dried fruit along with complex dark sugars, all of which are balanced by a subtle bitterness derived from the addition of traditional English hops. AleSmith Olde Ale is ready to be enjoyed now or it can be aged upwards of twenty years to further enhance its amazing depth of flavor. A hearty ale designed to please Bacchus himself!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11282) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Creamy off.white good mostly lasting head. moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. moderate malty and hoppy flavor.. Average bitter finish. oily palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (7373) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ Johns. Pours dark amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, candy, sweet dried fruit, figs, plums. Flavor is rather sweet, malty, caramel, dried friut, alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, warming alcohol in the finish. 270315

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (838) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2015
Olde Ale alesmith 75cl bottle. Pours a reddish, dark amber with a small, off white head. Aroma is very malty with typical, but strong english ale and caramel malts. Lots of nutty, caramel, dates, figs. Hazel, dry walnut and some banana and coconut. Taste has some of that slight fig sweetness, but is overall not very sweet. Lots of more dry, ale malty, nutty stuff. As it heats up it gets more of the caramel sweet notes. some hoppy bitterness as well. Full body and actually a medium high carbonation. Olde Ale alesmith 75cl bottle. Pours a reddish, dark amber with a small, off white head. Aroma is very malty with typical, but strong english ale and caramel malts. Lots of nutty, caramel, dates, figs. Hazel, dry walnut and some banana and coconut. Taste has some of that slight fig sweetness, but is overall not very sweet. Lots of more dry, ale malty, nutty stuff. As it heats up it gets more of the caramel sweet notes. some hoppy bitterness as well. Full body and actually a medium high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3042) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pours reddish but brown with a thick, fizzy beige head. Tastes like syrup, dried fruits, toasted malt, light booze. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like dried fruits, cherry, booze, roasted malt.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4138) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Cask at brewery. Pours ruby brown with with creamy beige head. Aroma is plums, raisins, bready malts, and some booze. Flavor is rich malt profile, dark fruit esters, sweet booze notes, and faint spicy hops. Full body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Torrefacto (839) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 28, 2015
Rubí oscuro y espuma canela. Aromas de chocolate, melaza y frutas confitadas. Cuerpo denso con inicio dulce de frutas confitadas, chocolate y tostados, final moderadamente seco con presencia de alcohol agradable que aporta calidez al trago.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - FEB 25, 2015
Look: pours a deep Amber. Slight haze to it. Light brown head. Smell: caramel. Sweet flower. Nice hops. Apple. Taste: sweet sugar caramel. Apple. Plum. Lots of sweet malts. Feel: thick mouth feel. dryness in the middle. medium carbonation. Overall: great beer. Very malt forward. Very sweet. Not a lot of alcohol burn. First drank: home 2/25/15 Vintage/ 2/26/14

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
annunz123 (921) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bread, caramel, fruit, nuts, and pipe tobacco in the aroma. Rich, smooth, sweet malty flavor with bread, caramel, toffee, and dark fruit. Some spice and drying alcohol in the finish. I like this style, and I love this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3410) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Pours an opaque brown with ruby hues and a thin tan head that leaves bubbles on the surface. Aroma is loaded with currant, prune and raisin...a bit of tannic red wine...mild brown sugar. Flavor really mellows the dark fruits and opens up with cool complexity...toffee, leather, mild coffee, faint tobacco and slight brown sugar. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with a finish that is sweet briefly and then dry and earthy/leathery/oaky and mildly boozy...warming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (831) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
Tap at BrewDog Nottingham. Aroma is fruity, alcohol, sweetness. Taste is fruity, alcohol. Good stuff


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