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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This is a traditional English old ale and very true to type. A strong beer, full bodied with an initial deceptive sweetness, but with hops enough to give a dry finish. It is definitely a beer to be savoured rather than quaffed. It slips down like velvet and makes an ideal partner for rich fruitcake and similar seasonal fare. Available August.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2007
Bottle @ Københavnske Øldage 2007 in Copenhagen. Medium amber / brown color with a average frothy good lacing off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, flowers, light to moderate yeasty, vanilla. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy. ;o))

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2008
Århus2008. 50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a fully disappearing head. Mild spiced and light hoppy aroma. Light breadish and spiced flavour foes into a finish that is light spiced and a bit dull.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29173) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2006
A slightly hazy amber beer with a huge orange head. The aroma is sweet with notes of wood, alcohol, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is "old" as an Old Ale should be with notes of wood, over ripe fruit, oranges comes to mind, and alcohol tickling the tongue, leading to a quite heavy sweet end, from which the alcohol and wood lingers the longest. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Hazy amber with a thick, creamy head which never collapses completely. Extremely malty with lots of sweetish caramel notes balanced out by a rather dry, sharp bitterness. Extremely chewy and full-bodied beer. 010705

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange ccoloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet aroma of mlats, caramel, dried fruits and wood. Sweet flavour of malts and caramel with notes of hops and dried fruits.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottled@EBF 2008. Slightly hazy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma is candysugar, some sweet malts, mild grains and a bit herbal. Flavour is grass, candysugar, mild alcohol sweetnes along with some toffee. Quite bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19239) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2005 Bottled. Cloudy orange/brown. Soft and richly malty with loads of caramel and buttercotch. Full bodied with balanced sweetness. A warming malt dominated ber.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 8, 2006
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is hazy brown. Aroma is honey sweet. Nice mouthfeel. Taste is dominated by honey, but also malty as well. But I must say that it is too sweet for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2008
50cl bottle @ Vinensverden, Odense. Pours amber/orange with a white foam. Very fruity & sweet malty. Some orange & citrussy hops, a bit of caramel & dark fruits. Medium bodied. Would have liked it to be more vinous! Allright!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13535) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2008 Bottle. Dark copper colour. Hoppy aroma. Dusty, malty flavour and aftertaste. A little peppery. The bitterness gets a little too much for me. 8 3 8 3 15

Bottle at ÅBF08. Sherry aroma. Sweetish malty flavour, hint of vanilla, cigarbox. Hazy amber colour. 6 3 6 3 16


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