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Edwin Tuckerís Choice Old Walnut Brown

Edwin Tuckerís Choice Old Walnut Brown
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Brewed by Teignworthy
Style: Brown Ale
Newton Abbot, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Our CHOICE OLD WALNUT BROWN uses Brown, Amber and our traditionally made floor malts in this flavoursome ale. At 6% it reflects the strength of ales being produced at the turn of the 19th Century. Using the traditional malts of our time, our ale has the distinct nutty palate, and walnut coloured hue, of this flavoursome historical style.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1637) - AUSTRIA - AUG 14, 2014
Deep dark brown with a red tint and a tan thin, somewhat lasting, lacy, frothy head. Smells of caramel, bread, nuts, herbs, butterscotch and coffee. Fully slick flat body with a bitter finish. Heavy sweet taste of malt and coffee with a bitter herbal raisin finish. Though I love brown ales, this was seemed a tad sweet. Delicious nonetheless

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5643) - Garching b. MŁnchen, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2014
backlog rating: Well balanced chocolate and coffee. Amber brown. Lightish body. Nut Choc and Coffee. Nicely drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (524) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle. Mahogany brown with tan head than thins but laces well. Malt and coffee aroma. Taste quite sweet also nutty with chocolate coffee finishing roasty bitter. Low carbonation. Thin to medium mouthfeel. It is not bad if you are a brown ale fan but a little too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10291) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from Beers of Europe, Norfolk. Deep brown with cream head. Quite a sweet start to this with a nutty aside, like a Cadburyís whole nut bar, there is a chocolate note within the malt, which then complicates to a husky coffee. This is all bound together by the sweetness though, which dominates a little for me. Good though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Unclear dark brown colour with a small average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate ti heavy malty, roasted, caramel, choclate malt, light nutty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, burnt malt, dark roasted, coffee, nutty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120810]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2012
Bottled@chriso. Deep amber colour, not too much head. Aroma is raisins, some fruits and mild syrupy sweetness as well. Flavour is nutty, fruity, raisins, some mild syrupy notes as well as mild toffee and wood.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALLOVATE (2412) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2012
Bottle from Tuckerís Maltings, Newton Abbot, Devon.
Cellar temperature and into a snifter. Rather sad pour resulting in a headless, lifeless, oily looking and murky cola brown; points off there. The aroma is reminiscent of Kopiko candy, hazelnut liqueur, vanilla beans, mahogany timber and varnish, fresh marzipan and a barrel load of mixed, freshly roasted nuts, burdy-nums. Switches gear in the mouth. Tannins, souring malts and light yeasty acidity define it from the norm in the back. Heavily roasted and rich, darker malts otherwise dominate the mid-palate. Lightly roasted coffee, cola beer, cellar must, wood varnish, it tastes of an Old ale of days of old. So long, malty, tannic and rich is the finish, nice depth, a little tobacco and smoke builds. This is deliciously complex for a simple ale. The body quite light and the carbonation all but not evident allows the fluid to simply float on the palate. I would have given a higher rating but appearance is definitely accountable. Lovely, a brew I would love to try fresh after bottling. (50cL, BBE 08/13)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14288) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
Bottle at home ... deep brown ... thin lacing ... soft sweet chocolate malt nose ... deep roast ... little booze ... soft roast ... dark malts ... chewy woody malts ... I drunk this While Watching TV. Here to you 2PAC

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8092) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2010
Bottle Brown with a small head. Aromas are nutty roast malts with liquorice. Chocolate with hazelnut and coffee syrup. Flavours are sweet nutty Malts with grapefruit bitterness. Gritty cocoa with a nutty bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2010
[500ml bottle from Tuckers Maltings, Newton Abbott] Pours dark brown with a negligible head and no carbonation. Tia Maria aroma. Sweet black coffee continues into the flavour, balanced well against the bitterness of burnt roasted malt. Some chocolate and cough mixture in the finish. Very smooth and easy to drink - the alcohol is (dangerously) not apparent at all. Good stuff.


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