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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This English Estate October Ale is brewed with 10% raw wheat and 10% split peas. Fermented with our house Scottish ale yeast and barrel aged for 100 days in 1st beer use French Oak barrels.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7614) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 13, 2016
Lotsvof caramelized malt and some citrus. Pours orange with ok head. Quite sweet on finish. Lots of booze and quite syrupy consistency. Very sweet with some mash malt and asteingency. Tap at Rustico.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7313) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2016
4oz draft pour at Rustico Alexandria. Poured a very clear, golden orange color with a small, very lightly off-white head. Aroma was booze, lots of sweetness in there - totally clean malt character - alcohol burning.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Rustico Alexandria. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of grapes, oak, white wine. Tastes of malt, grapes, floral notes, white wine, oak. Medium body with a dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (21427) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 25, 2016
Ahh yes, the rate and elusive English Strong Ale style. Crystal clear golden color, see pic please. Aroma of boozy herbs. Taste is powerful boozy. Holy cow. Definitely the best split pea beer I’ve had in my entire life.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (9380) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Draft at the brewpub, served in a flight. Pours a clear gold color with a small white ring for a head. Notes of apple, oak, tea, grass, astringent booze, wheat, and vegetals. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a bitter, boozy mouthfeel. A bit harsh and uneven.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2016
On tap at the BD in Chalfont. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized bubbly head. Some earthiness, floral, wood, and some fruitiness. Some alcohol burn in the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear gold with a filmy white head. The nose has some astringent cleaner, pale bread. Medium sweet flavorbwith harsh alcohol, butterscotch, ripe citrus. Full bodied with fine carbonation. How finish, lots of booze, simple bread. Harsh.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JulienHuxley (5590) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2016
Sample on tap at the brewpub. Clear gold pour with thin white head. Aroma is leafy hop aroma, tea, light honey. Taste is kind of hot, boozy, light honey. Palate is med full bodied with med carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (4208) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Draft at source. Nose is lightly spicy with a rye like presence. Light woody tannins. Taste is very malty and a great Scottish ale. Light peat. Wonderful caramel and toffee not too sweet. Wonderful woodsy tannins help dry it out.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VsXsV (3922) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2016
Draught at Bear Republic. Clear golden liquid with medium white head. Aroma of lemon, wood, toast, light caramel and grain. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of caramel, booze, wood and lemon. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Ok.


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