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Heineken UK
Brewed at Thomas Hardy Burtonwood

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bulldog is an award winning strong ale that was first brewed for the export market in 1947. The traditional recipe and maturing process of "warm conditioning" which takes place after fermentation, has been deliberately retained to preserve the strength and quality. The beer is dry hopped and the distinctive mellow flavour of Bulldog Strong Ale allowed to develop slowly.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - NOV 7, 2007
Bottiglia da 33cl comprata alla Standa in via Cesarea; versa colore ambrato chiaro con pochissima schiuma che svanisce dopo un sorso. Aroma non molto complesso di miele e alcool, sapore decisamente alcolico con qualche nota erbacea e un buon amaro di luppoli nel finale. Non buona, ma neanche cattiva come mi aspettavo che fosse.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6314) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2007
Small offwhite lasting head. Orange body with carbonation. Light fruity malty hoppy aroma. Sweet-dryish resiny fruity hoppy taste with a firm malty backbone. Herbal notes, and some honey. Very nice. (0.5 pint draft at Mulligan’s, Milan.)

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heavy (2161) - Split, CROATIA - SEP 17, 2007
0.33 l bottle. Pours dark yellow to orange clear body with extra small head forming after pouring the beer. Aroma is very weak, malty. But flavor is quite full, pleasant, very light, exceptional. Alcohol is felt maybe just a little on tongue as sparkling. Very nice long finish, maybe just a hint bitterish after a while. Average carbonation. Very good beer, if aroma was stronger it would gain higher score.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2007
Crystal clear brown beer with a small-ish but lasting white head. Aroma is sweet and musty/malty, again sweet malt like flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20
mzzr (8) - ARGENTINA - AUG 17, 2007 does not count
Light red ambar with creamy brownish head. Smell is caramel and malty. On mouth is complex, malty and rich yeast. Hops are notorious and ver dry in the aftertaste. Nice beer and highly recommend it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5765) - ITALY - JUL 30, 2007
rossa poca schima note maltate in bocca luppolo e note decisamente tostate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2428) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 27, 2007
From my notes 6/10/07 pours a one-finger off-white head that fades slowly to a thin layer, leaving some lace. Clear amber color. Malty/fruity nose. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Flavor is malty with a malty/cidery finish. Brewed Oct 31, 2006. €4 ($5.48) for a 330ml bottle from the Holiday Inn Venice, Italy

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 9, 2007
Bottle. Light creamy beige head that mostly diminished. Clear light sparkling body with an amber colour. Very fruity notes with some hops and sweet malt. Light to medium bodied with an average carbonation. Flavour was light sweet malt with some balancing hoppy bitterness. Finish was slightly dry and bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - JAN 22, 2007
An amber beer with a light brown head.Sweetish aroma with some hops. Malty flavours, with some hop in the finish. Not oustanding but a drinkable beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabjork (674) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2006
Bottled. Clear dark dolden in colour. It has a minor bubbly white head, lacings. The aroma is corn-like and malty. The flavour is malty and dry. I sense sugar and caramel in this one. Thanks to Dorqui for this one.


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