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Ffos y Ffin Paxtons Pride

Ffos y Ffin Paxtons Pride
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Formerly brewed at Ffos y Ffin
Style: English Strong Ale
Carmarthen, Dyfed, Wales


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask, Regular;
A strong bodied richly coloured real ale that combines an initial sweetness with a developing bitterness accentuated by delicate and fruity after taste. This is our strongest regular beer and has mainly Challenger and Styrian hops. A late introduction of Saars hops give this beer its characteristic flavour. With an alcohol content of 5.5% abv. It is available in both bottle and cask conditioned form. Named after Sir William Paxtons folly which was built in 1812 to celebrate the victories of Admiral Nelson. Also it was to prove that Paxton himself was not bankrupt. The tower itself is within a short distance of the brewery and is set atop a steep hill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (22493) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2011
27th May 2009
Hazy brown beer. Crisp and dry palate. Fairly sour and fruity beer. Not lambic sour but not what I was expecting. Over dry finish but intriguing flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (34696) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with an orangey head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is acidic with notes of malt and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9181) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2010
bottle, bought somewhere in South Wales, presumably at Tescos Pontypool. Hazy brown colour, mid-sized creamy off-white head. Malty nose with hints of raisins. Full-bodied, intensive malty base with hints of caramel, toffee and raisins. Well-balanced, a delicious beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, moderate hoppy, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090724]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Slightly hazy amber golden with a creamy off-white head. Lightly perfumy citrus aroma in the nose. Medium body, nuts and a little dry caramel. 240709

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle from Utobeer. Hazy copper with a tan head. Sourly fruit aroma. Dark fruit flavours. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madsberg (11411) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. Soapy, fruity and light herbal aroma. Flavour is fruity and floral. Is quite thin bodied. Light dry. Fruity end with a vague touch of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small off-white head. Fruity and hoppy aroma. Fruity and subdued bitter flavoured. Bitter, light off note and dry flavoured finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (17351) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2009
Cask gravity at The Rake. Syrupy malty beer. It’s go a nutty, syrupy malty bitter flavour. Not very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Cask at the Rake Welsh Festival, 1st March 2009. Cloudy reddish amber. Tasted a bit sour and past it. Poor.

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