Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Old Ale
Toronto, Canada


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Vicars Vice Olde Ale is a 8.1% abv strong ale brewed with heritage British malts, Fuggles and Goldings hops, and fermented with a dry finishing English ale yeast.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma: frontal chocolate cream with mild roast notes. Touch of black tea at end.
Look: poured murky cloudy dark amber brown with medium tanned darker top. Rings on glass , light lace. 4-
taste etc.: medium full bodied. Dark roast, vanilla, anise with chocolate base. Milder carbonation with slight creamy walls. Alcohol well covered. Some smoke noted at finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4687) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
2013 vintage. pours hazy medium dark burgundy with a small yet reviving and creamy light beige cap, leaving appreciable lacing. tasty dried raisins, burnt caramel and browned malts, allspice, fairly spicy, gently oaked and smoked, grassy and just a touch of dirt. light carbonation, medium body - oily, semi-sweet, very lightly astringent and grassy-spicy finish. very nicely executed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (363) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
2014/12/20 - Pours a dark brown/amber colour with a thin khaki head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is dark fruits, toasted malt, wood, toffee and a hint of cocoa. Taste is raisins, plumbs, toasted malt, toffee, coffee, cocoa, wood, smokey notes and a hint of tobacco. Mouthfeel is a tad thin with average carbonation and a drying, slightly warming finish. Surprised by how much I enjoyed this. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1146) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle from LCBO. Aroma of dark fruits and light toffee. Sweet grape taste, some toffee, smooth with a sweet finish. Surprisingly good - well dine Amsterdam.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (6777) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
[5919-20131011] 500mL bottle. Toasted grainy wood aroma has a light chocolate dusting. Clear, brown dark red body with a quick foamy off-white head. Sweet portly roasted bread and coffee-infused wood barrel flavour. Full body. Delicious, great balance, aptly named. (8/3/9/4/16) 4.0

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
Slightly muddy moderate brown. The aroma has caramel, a little toffee, not much going on. The palate has more life - stewed fruits, alcohol spice, toffee, light molasses, wood, let down only by a little bit of a thin finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Randy4Beer (250) - - MAR 21, 2014
Appearance - pours Coca-Cola black with hints of red catching the light. Thin off-white head. Nose - lots of mocha, chocolate and cherry hit the nose immediately. Palate - medium mouth feel, with some burnt malts, and mocha flavours. Light cereals. Very light booziness. Overall - this is very easy drinking for an 8.1 percenter. Finds a nice niche of not bitter, but not too sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gilvanblight (801) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
Beer Review Vicar’s Vice by Amsterdam Brewery Very coke like pour. Not a lot of head. Boozy and nutty scent. Fruity. Very fruity. Warming. Pleasant. Boozy. I like boozy. Dates. Smokey finish. Really like this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GRM (3084) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
Glass, 4-ounce, cask, Cask Days at Toronto, savoured on October 19 2013; eye: black, opaque, tiny sheet of tan head, no lacing; nose: plum, light burnt caramel, light vinous; mouth: plum, light burnt caramel, light vinous, vinous finale with presence of plum, medium body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, a bit thin; overall: ordinary FRANÇAIS Verre, 4 onces, en cask, Cask Days à Toronto, savourée le 19 octobre 2013; œil : noire, opaque, petite couverture de mousse fauve, pas de dentelle; nez : prune, léger caramel brûlé, léger vineux; bouche : prune, léger caramel, léger vineux, léger sauce soya, finale vineuse avec présence de prune, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucrée, un peu mince; en résumé : ordinaire

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bunget (573) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
650ml bottle. Clear brown-amber body, small chocolate head with good retention. Aroma of rye toast, caramel, herbs, sour cherry, leather. Taste dominated by roasted malt, caramel, some dark berries, a touch of dark chocolate, and a strong boozy warming effect.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ncube (79) - - JAN 19, 2014
Strong, malty, firm but not cloying sweetness. Dark fruits and nuttiness. Licorice, fruity dark chocolate, and earth. Nice dark red-brown. Mild carbonation. Overall I wanted some more complexity, but not a bad beer.

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