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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2504) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 13, 2014
Tasted on 4/13/14 from a capped 375mL bottle from the first year of the Cellar Reserve, big thanks to Aaron Nielsen for muling for me. Pours nearly opaque dark burnt amber with a thin bubbly head coaxed out of a vigorous that actually sticks around for some time. The nose is lemon sour with some dark, candi-style malt, brown sugar, and a nice vanilla cognac oak aroma. The flavor is a the same, delicate, but complex with the same lemon sour, hint of candi and brown sugar, faint touch of vanilla oak, and even some herbal white peppercorn. The body is nearly full with nearly no carbonation, light tannin, and a long sour and herbal white peppercorn finish.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (17446) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
27th April 2015
King’s Arms Tap Takeover. Keg. Opaque black - brown beer, tiny pale tan head. Palate is light, dry and crisp. Modest dark malts, a whisper of dark chocolate. A dried fruit and lemon sourness emerges. Tart dark fruits and a little Coca Cola. A forensic trace of Cognac. Finishes light. A quad? Bit sour for that innit?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (4945) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Keg at the kings arms tap takeover . murky brown mahogany coloured pour with a fleeting head. Aroma is semi sweet sour wood, tart apple, raspberry. Flavour is super sour, tart acid, sweet and sour, hint of vinegar, tangy sour. Palate is crisp and tart, little acid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
Keg at the Kings Arms during the Crooked Stave tap takeover - London. Big ups to the pub for getting these beers in! Pours murky dark brown with a creamy beige head. The nose holds brown sugar, molasses and tangy, dark fruits. Medium sweet flavor with lots of wood, old leathery berries, Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Tart finish with more woody notes, modest earthy bitterness, beat-up leather. Novel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12058) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Keg at the Crooked Stave tap take over, Kings Arms BG, 25/04/15. Murky black with moderate light tan spotting. Nose is big on tarte fruit rinds, spice, earthy, wooded, varnish, sour fruit, light cola cubes. Taste comprises fruit cake mix, dates, rich dark fruit, subtle Cognac BA, musty. Full bodied, moderate carbonation, drying close with a lick of well checked alcohol. Decent BA quad.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (8455) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
UPDATED: APR 26, 2015 Keg at The Kings Arms. It pours opaque brown with a small beige head. The nose is rich roast, boozy, brandy, honeycomb, burnt toffee and butterscotch. The taste is tart, tangy, dark fruits, big acidity, lemon sherbet, balsamic vinegar and plenty of tang with a short, dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Perhaps a bit too much acidity, but still a decent enough quad.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Boutip (5060) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle: Poured a clear deep brown color ale with zero head or any lacing. Aroma of stale caramel malt with some residual brown sugar notes is more or less pleasant. Taste is also dominated by stale caramel malt notes with light barrel-aged notes and some gross brown sugar residual notes. Body is light for style with zero carbonation and no real apparent alcohol notes. I either got a bad bottle or I just really didn’t appreciate the zero carbonation and stale notes associated with this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38083) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013

Bottle 375ml.

Unclear medium to dark red amber colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, red wine, wood, alcohol - cognac. Flavour is moderate sweet and acidic with a long duration, alcohol, caramel, sweet malt, tart, woody, dusty, funky. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20131024]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Mørk brun rød, ingen skum, træ kasse, peber, alkohol , sur , tør, grapefrugt , blød, kraftig med medium fylde. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1569) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Mørkerød skum hvid lidt kort Alc eddike grape tømmer Bitter meget sur meget Flad vandede @f1


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