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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2011
Draft @ FoBAB 2009, Chicago, IL. Pours a hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with oaky hints. Fruity malty caramel and vegetable flavor with oaky hints. Has a fruity malty oaky caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (21661) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Leighton (18719) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17239) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2012
Tap at Barcade, Brooklyn - 02/03/12. Pours a hazy reddish/amber colour with a thinnish white head. Sweet malts and caramel on the nose and also some sweet fruit aroma’s. Tastes as nose allied to a little honey, syrup, burnt sugar. Medium to full in body, not too much carbonation, sweet and boozy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14170) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Tap at the Bistro BA fest. Hazy amber with a 1 finger beige head. Mild fruit aromas. Medium body with mild, foamy carbonation. It’s fruity,oaky and a bit spicey. Really good taste. More like a non-sour Belgian than anything I can think of, but English Strong Ale fits. Very good. Mild sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2010
On tap at Bistro BA fest poured a cloudy tarnished gold with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of straw, peach, oak, vanilla and barnyard funk. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, oak, vanilla, fruittiness, barnyard and a hint of leather with a crisp dry lingering funky fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2011
(Draught) Pours a hazy golden amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of florals, cooked peas, caramel, ginger, and light roasted malt. Flavor of caramel, split peas (odd), light vinous, vanilla, oak, and spices. Smooth for the abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11645) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10244) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Lots going on in this tawny brew. Gives impression of brandy with it’s fruitiness, but there’s no brandy. Oaky, sweet smelling. Hints of peat make their way into the aroma and flavor, but just hints. This is a malty barreled sweet brew, though not overly sweet or hot, and with a unique flavor."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (10216) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 12, 2010
On tap at Jackie O’s during the Barrel Aged Beer Festival. Poured a hazy deep gold with a white head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma had sweet grains and cereal with a bit of pea and a bit of wine. Flavor didn’t come together well with an odd pea note, overly sweet grain and a wine note that didn’t really come out.

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