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


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RATINGS: 752   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (19347) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2006
2004 bottle from Utobeer. Cloudy chestnut colour with lasting white head. Excellent hop aroma. Good malts too. I like it. Good balance and nice flavours

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (17284) - P´Castle, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2016
12 fl.oz bottle. Klares bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit einer mittelgroßen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch süß karamellig malzig, nussig, leicht süß holzig. Geschmack süß malzig, süß holzig, Vanille, rote Früchte, gering oxidiert, gut!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (16973) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, alcohol, malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16523) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2007
Bottle. (2006 vintage) Deep golden pour, with microfloaties bluring the body, and a beige head on top. Fruity and caramelly aroma and flavor with some beef-stock. It finishes fruity, with caramel and some roasted malt. Medium body. Quite nice, with a pleasant balance between fruit and caramel. I would like a full body and more pronounced flavor and aroma though. (070809)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2005
Bottled 375ml, vintage 2004 (best after 04/2008)
Nut brown, small tan head. Plums, licorice in the nose. Alcoholic, fruity with plums, dates. Foamy carbonation. Bitter alcoholic aftertaste with licorice notes. Nice Westvleteren 12 clone.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Vintage 2008. Amber pour with an off-white head. Seems to have passed its prime. Cardboard, water, and a generally oxidized aroma. Some sweet caramel and dark fruit, some toasted bread as well. The flavor is fairly sweet and sugary. Caramel and some fruits, cardboard, and a bit watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2003
Muddy brown. Aroma - banana, vanilla, slight medicinally phenols. Mango, date and passion fruit esters. Yeasty and phenolic palate. Dryish finish shows some alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2010
Bottke at home. Cloudy red/amber - white head. Candy, sweetness caramel, alchoclic, high malty, yeasty, light bitterness, raisins, fruity, ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2010
375mL bottle, pours murky orangey dark brown with a medium beige head and lots of sediment floating throughout. Aroma of butterscotch, caramel malts, grains and some fruits. Mouthful is extremely smooth and creamy, with flavours of dominant butterscotch, caramel, biscuit and light fruitiness. Excellent!

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