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Brewed by Coopers Brewery
Style: English Strong Ale
Regency Park, South Australia, Australia

bottled
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RATINGS: 691   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Brewed with choice malts and an extended top fermentation. This naturally conditioned ale experiences interactions between the robust malt, hop and yeast characteristics, to exhibit an intriguing journey of flavour development over a period of five years when stored under cellar conditions.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2008
<b>Bottle.</b>
Unclear medium orange amber color with a small, virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, vintage notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (070808)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30755) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2008
37.5 cL bottle, 2007. Pours cloudy deep orange with a creamy off-white head. Dense malt aroma with a note of overripe citrus fruit. Flavour starts sweet malty but soon turns into a more alcohol dense, warming and solid overripe fruit flavour. Ends with a light alcohol bite and quite warming too.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2005
A hazy orange beer with an orange head. The aroma is sweet hoppy combined with notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet yeasty with notes of caramel and a dry end, but surprisingly I find the mouthfeel somewhat watery.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2005
(BOttle 37,5 cl) Unclear, greyish amber and a small off-white head. Weird, indefinable smell - not very pleasant. Some caramel in the flavour and then really nothing much. Quite a disappointment. 160805

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2005
Bottled at RBESG 2005. Cloudy orange coloured with a yellow head. Aroma of fruits and malts with notes of caramel. Flavour of malts and caramel with a hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20252) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2005
Bottled, 2004 vintage. Hazy lightbrown, big creamy white head. Caramel and alcohol in aroma. Chocolate, caramel and alcohol in flavour. Creamy coffee in aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19233) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2002
2000 vintage: Dark amber with big, airy head. Fruity, malty and full bodied. Sweet and buttery. Rather low bitterness. A complex, subtle, rich ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2007
Bottle Vintage 2006. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Sweet malty caramel aroma with some fruity hints. Sweet malty caramel flavor. Sweet malty caramel finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
27th May 2012
2007 Vintage! Clear deep amber beer. Short lived bubbly white head. Light palate, crispy and semi dry. Caramel malt, light oxidisation I think. Creamy and dry. Faint orange hops. Dry finish. A bit tired possibly. A 2009 bottle provided a bi more zing and less oxidisation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2011
Cloudy amber color; generous head, compact. Aroma of caramel and sugar, lightly soapy. Ordinary body strength; it has caramel flavor, and unfortunately also a metallic touch, that makes the final a bit harsh; a high yeast presence also makes it a bit astringent; there are also traces of sweet liquorice and vegetables. Nothing spectacular here.


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