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Brewed by Brains
Style: Old Ale
Cardiff, Wales

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Continued to badged as Buckleys for some time after the takeover by Brains but that seems to have been dropped now.
The Rev. James is named after the founder of Buckley’s Brewery the Reverend James Buckley (1770 – 1839).
The Rev. James is brewed to a traditional recipe and has been described as having a flavour not commonly available these days. Full-bodied and warming, The Rev. James is rich in palate, spicy and aromatic with a deeply satisfying finish.


sfhodense's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NŘ, - JAN 14, 2013
Pours copper with a beige head. Aroma is breaddy caramel, grass, fruit and light nuts. Flavour is breaddy caramel, fruit, pine, toffee and light nuts.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (3371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2014
Cask at the Haymarket. Nice clear copper pour, but a butter bomb to be honest. Loads of toffee and butter. Not very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4689) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear dark amber with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and caramel. Flavors of toasted malts, caramel and fruity
Decent

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1395) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Cask some pub in Porthmadog. Brown ok white head. Aroma is red fruits caramel malts taste is same nice sweetness. Medium body. Decent stuff.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (4100) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
On tap at the Ale House in Cowes. Brownish and clear look with a simple nose of malt and some coffee. Easily drinkable with a sweetish background, some earth, nuts and raisins. Bit sweetish and slightly smoked at the end. Fine one without being special in any way.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (4100) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
On cask at Cowes Ale House. Pours out in a clear brown colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of barley and mild hops. Taste of mild barley, light malt, mild hops, nuts and cake. Hints of rum and straw. Nice beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StueyD (1160) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
A mid orange brown coloured beer with a weak off white head. A strong malty aroma, plenty of caramel and nutty aromas, with a hint of hop. Very dry mouthfeel. The taste is very bitter, which dominates and flavours, so the malty caramel, nutty elements are a tad lacking. This bitterness lasts into the finish. Tasted at the 17th. King's Lynn Beer Festival, Stuart House Hotel, King's Lynn, Norfolk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdavies83 (22) - - JUN 26, 2014
Rich, warming and deep in flavour. An old bitter in appearance and aroma, but not a bad drop overall. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (711) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2014
On draft at plastic pub in Tewksbury.. Clear deep amber with off-white head. Fruit and spicy aroma, with hops. Balanced taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2095) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
cask@Charlies Bar, Copenhagen - dark amber to brown pour with medium off-white head. Toasted malty aroma and taste, medium sweet, with some toffee, biscuit, medium bitter finish. Ok.


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