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Dancing Camel Olde Papa Babylonian Olde Ale

Brewed by Dancing Camel
Style: English Strong Ale
Tel Aviv, Israel


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
"אולד פפא" נקראת על שם גאון התלמוד רב פפא, אב לעשרה בנים, מיססד ישיבה גדולה בנראש ובשלן בירה הכי "הכי" בבבל העתיקה. ידועה בזכות ה"סודני" המפורסם שלו (בירה עם דבש תמרים), אנו מכבדים את זכרונו עם "אולד פפא". תוספות מועשרות של סילאן ישראלי מאוזנות עם שעורה וכשות איכותית, בדיוק כמו הבירה המקורית מלפני 1,700 שנים, הבירה החזקה ולא-מסוננת הזאת מעניקה איזון עדין בין המתוק והמריר, בין המעודן והמחוספס, בין העתיק והמודרני, ו- אם יורשה לנו - בין הארצי והשמיימי.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (3191) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
Hazy orange color with white head. Aroma is toffee, earthy. Taste is cherries, slightly tart, earthy, something special that is hard to describe. Medium carbonation. Nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14282) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle shared at hotelroom tasting after Borefts Beer Festival Day 1. Murky orangy color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste wheat, a hint of tea, a hint of caramelised sugar, caramel bitter and a distant hint of unripe apricot in the background. Decent body and carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zlotta (2264) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2016
Sampled from 0.33 l bottle at Best Western Woerden. Slightly hazy, golden amber with a beige head. Sweetish, malty aroma of caramel, honey and some cellar notes. Sweetish, slightly malty and spicy taste of caramel, honey, some licorice root, followed by a short, moderately bitter, quite spicy finish. Thin to medium body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Just okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (564) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Draft at Dancing Camel brewery clear coppery brown modest white head. Sweet aroma taste is a nice blend of sweetness and acidic bitterness cleansing aftertaste. Medium carbonation strong but alcohol not dominant

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (2843) - GREECE - OCT 1, 2015
330ml bottle, thanks to Stavros! Dark amber copper color with light beige head. Malty aroma, fruity, dates, light caramel and honey, dusty, spicy. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma with some warming alcohol. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jandd1983 (3867) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle. It poured a hazy amber color with a white head. The aroma was of malts, caramel, yeast and floral notes. The taste was similar to the aroma with more malts, caramel, some fruit and floral hop notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fombe89 (2261) - Asturias, SPAIN - APR 29, 2015
Botella de @zvsn BBD:31/08/15. Color ámbar. Sabores dulces y especiados. Cuerpo medio. Carbonatación baja.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (3236) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 28, 2015
330ml bottle. 29-04-2015.
Courtesy of fombe89. Thanks a lot.!!
BBD: 31/08/2015.
In short: spicy harsh ale.
Pours hazy deep gold with little white head. Short head retention, some lacing. Spicy, cinamon, malty nose. Medium body, average carbonation, oily texture. Taste is quite spicy, malty, some caramel and some harsh due to high alcohols-fusels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shain (169) - ISRAEL - SEP 18, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2015 9/18/2014 Bottle 330ml. Pours dark reddish brown, with a medium light colored yellowish head. Aroma is of strong sweet malt, toffee, yeast and some alcohol. Body is medium, slightly thick, with weak carbonation. Tastes lightly sweet, with a nice rounded background bitterness. Flavor is mostly of dark malt with some roasted notes. Some very noticeable alcoholic flavors, some esters, slightly fruity, some hop bitterness with fruity-herbal hop notes and mellow lemony sourness. Ends very clean. Quite nice, and balanced but not exiting. Too much alcohol flavor and too flatly carbonated. Easy drinking but not light. Not a beer to give much thought to, but it does have some complexity. 13/1/2015 On tap, small amount. Pors dark amber-brown. Tastes nicely sweet, with some nice gentle bitterness. Fruity and malty sweetness and some nice hops. Full flavored and quite not heavy. Slightly IPA-like in flavor, but not as hoppy. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rayaron (1430) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 11, 2014
Draught at Norma Jean, Tel Aviv. Hazy amber with no head. Sweet aroma, syrup, raisins, honey date, no hops and no bitterness. The flavor is as the nose. Medium body. Not an IPA at all.
Earlier Rating: 8/22/2014 Total Score: 2.1
Draught at Benny’s Cask Ale Pub. Hazy light brown with nice medium beige head. Sweetish malty aroma, woody, spicy. Bitter-sweet flavor, as the nose. Medium body. Bitter-sweet aftertaste.

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