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Earl Soham Albert Ale

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Brewed by Earl Soham
Style: Bitter
Debenham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned (only from the Tastebuds shop next to the brewery).
Slightly darker than light with a softer Fuggles hop character and a hint of sweet. Brewed using pale malt, crystal malt, and black malt, and only Fuggles hops.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6127) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2011
Cask at The Craft Beer Co. Deep refractive ruby-amber, large frothy beige head. Classic ESB aroma - floral, sweet, mild alcohol but somewhat more herbal than standard. Taste follows, floral/sweet but nicely balanced. Light, slick mouthfeel, finishes sweet and quickly. Dare I say .... quaffable?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2011
14th July 2011
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Opaque dark brown beer. Light suddy tan head. A very dark bitter! Light semi dry palate. Rich malt - nice! Has a little dark malt character as well. Trace of chocolate. Fresh mild hops underneath. Mild minerals. Smooth semi dry palate. Mild bitter aftertaste. Well joined up.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2011
Cask, gravity, at the Pig ’n’ Falcon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Dark amber with a small white head. Faint sweet candy aroma. Authmn leaf taste with traces of sourness and glue. Some bitterness. Quite good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4893) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2010
On tap at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico. Dark copper, nice creamy head. Fruity hop aroma. Caramel, biscuit, hints of fruit. Well-crafted.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6445) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Wheatsheaf, Southwark 27/01/10. Reddish-brown with a slight, off-white head. Sweet, malty aroma. Flavour was much the same with a moderately bitter finish. Ok.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Sweet malts with a tinge of metallic bitterness to begin with. Some almost undetectable whiffs of fruit. A dry finish which left me a little unsatisfied. Rough yet respectable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Victoria, Earl Soham, England IP13.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, nutty, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (010808)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14964) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2008
Cask at Paisley Beer Festival 2008 ... copper ... fruity nose ... decent malt character ... rounded ... little hop in linger

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2008
Cask at paisley as alberts bitter(4.3%). Alround rating: Swet malts, nutty, malty bitter. Been there done that, next!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2007
Cask handpull at Victoria, Earl Soham. Chestnut, lasting beige head. Excellent condition. Strong hop and rich brown sugar malt aroma. Smooth in mouth, and then a big burst of hop on the finish. Really peppery. Decent best bitter, with a very heavy hop finish for an English beer. Malts are toffeeish.


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