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Derby Old Intentional

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Brewed by Derby
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Derby, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A rich brown full bodied premium bitter with excellent hop content. SIBA award winner 2004.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11893) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle 500ml (AbM, BB 03/2014)
Clear copper-amber color, small beige head. Aroma is grassy with harsh old, unfresh aroma. Light-bodied. Slightly sweet caramel, earthy English hops. Flavor is clean and fresh although aroma is not, maybe should have again from keg or cask. Quite traditional English "strong" bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty - pale nuts. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, caramel, pale nuts. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131229]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3234) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear amber colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Fruity aroma with slightly perfumed character, hints of red berries, gooseberry. Taste is dry, fruity hoppy, hints of gooseberry, a touch of red berries; dry, chalky finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Modetate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Moderate bitter smooth flavor. <Average bitter finish. oily palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (5044) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Johns, Århus newyear tasting. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, nuts, grass. Flavor is malt, caramel, nutty, grass. Medium body, average carbonation. 291213

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (9835) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, nutty and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 291213

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (9833) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, little toasted, little nut and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, little nut, medium sweet, hop and a little bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off white head. Aroma is mild spiced and toasted malty. Bitter, toasted malty and nutty to caramelish. Toffee and nutty malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are nuts, caramel, grass, fruits, malt and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (621) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Cask at the Greyhound, Derby. Dark amber ale with no head. Another slightly sweet brew from the Derby Brewery. Quite rich with toffee and roast notes before a pleasant bitter finish. A nice easy to drink bitter.


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