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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Old Stitch is based on a 17th century recipe developed by Frank Clark at Colonial Williamsburg.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7913) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Draft at Colonial Williamburg. Pours hazy dark brown with minimal off-tan head. Nose was earthy, bready vienna malt, mild cacao, nuts, and backup hops, Tasted rich, with an earthy nutty malt up front, some mid-palate cacao, and a smooth finish. This beer matched really well with the cramped and old-fashioned confines of the tavern we were in, and really seemed to fit the period well. It took me back in time.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4748) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Draft at Brewery. Poured a medium-brown color with a slightly tan head. Aroma was nutty, caramel, toffee. Flavor was a touch of caramel, nut, toffee was there. Nice earthy notes and some grain in there. Pretty tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (3915) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Aroma of coffee, bran flakes, and unmalted roasted barley. Cloudy brown, thin yellow head. Robust, roasted barley flavor, kibble and coffee, grainy.. Good with berry pie.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2012
The clear highlight for my wife and I of a very good tasting session. Rich, complex brown ale. Nothing strong, just a mix of lots of flavors...leather, maple syrup, something nutty. I don't usually rate samples, but I want to remember to try this again if/when possible.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5284) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Growler from Alewerks. Very dark, opaque brown cola colored pour. Tall, thick tan head. Aroma is strong toffee, caramel notes, molasses, and dark bread. Taste is chocolate covered nuts, caramel, light toffee, molasses, dark bread, toasted grains, and earthy hops. Body is medium with a soft, creamy carbonation. Ends with a touch more bitterness, chocolate, strong nuttiness, earthy hops, caramel, toasted bread, dark bready notes, soft grains and molasses.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gizmo_ber (158) - - MAY 26, 2012
Sample at AleWerks in Williamsburg, VA. Nice smooth beer, very flavorful and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2413) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 23, 2011
On-tap at Chownings Tavern Williamsburg, VA. 18th century recipe. Pours no head, no lace. Deep brown color. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Light malty chocolate nose and flavor is roasted chocolate with a burnt chocolate finish. $5.50 for a pint mug.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holdwine (1077) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2011
On draft at Chowning’s Tavern in Williamsburg. Based on an old (I forget how old) recipe and served in Colonial Williamsburg. Unique profile for a stronger brown ale. Dark muddy pour (popular description). Nice malty, bready notes. Also, some toffee on the tongue. More of a sipper. Fun beer and well made.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2011 Courtesy a few brewery employees at Sexual Chocolate 2011, pours saver, great malty sweet aroma, a tad bit watery but interesting, almost a biscuit like quality. Quite nice, a better Fat Tire.


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