Brewed by Fullerís
Style: English Strong Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 1737   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Mainly available bottled (bottle conditioned). Occasionally in cask.
Ingredients: Pale Malt (mix of Pipkin, Maris Otter and Halcyon), crystal and amber malt from Simpsons. Goldings hops.
First brewed in 1995 for the 150th anniversary of the brewery.
Winner of CAMRA Champion Bottle Conditioned Beer of Britain (1998-1999). Described by Roger Protz as ía rich beer with a fruit cake aroma, spices and nutmeg from malt and hops resulting in a dry, fruity finishí.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
witthatsbier (499) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2016
50CL bottle(bottle conditioned) pours a copper colour with a white head that barely lasts Aroma is virtually nothing just bit of grain taste is sweet bit of fruit no bitterness very thin for abv overall a very moderate beer,very old fashioned,try once

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (731) - Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2016
Appearance- dark amber/ruby, clear, a foamy off-white head which leaves lacing. Aroma- raisin, port, fruitcake, treacle, caramel, dark fruits, boozy hints, nutty. Smells rich. Taste- lots of sticky dark fruits, treacle toffee, honey-soaked malt loaf, crisp hoppy undertones, cherry, sugary raisin and plum, Christmas cake. Bitter finish which is strong and a bit boozy. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kostasgiotis (78) - GREECE - JAN 18, 2016
deep amber red color with an astonishingly huge fuzzy off white head.aromas of malt,esters,caramel.the body medium.the taste is bitter,malty,spicy with a long aftertaste that burns the throat.alcohol can be sensed a lot.carbonation is low, which is great

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Achel (349) - Ioannina, GREECE - JAN 13, 2016
This beer has a fantastic amber color and a good head. The aroma is slightly fruity. And the flavor is fantastic with hints of oranges and a slight sweetness ending of with a fantastic bitterness from a great sort of hop. Nothing less than a fantastic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1679) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle from Sainsburys. Lovely deep reddish amber colour, white foam. Another beer heavy with house character, marmeladey hops, really quite a lot of bitterness here, and some full sweet bready caramel malts. Lots of flavour, well balanced, I think better so than the Golden Pride. Superb.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcinG (380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Butelka 500ml. Ciemno bursztynowy kolor o obfitej bialej pianie. Chlebowy posmak z dodatkiem chmieli owocow muszkatu lub orzechow. Goryczkowo chmielowy finisz.Ciekawy przyklad strong ale.i

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (7355) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2015
*Old rating. Best before 01 Feb 13. The beer is round and malty. Nuts. Caramell, roast on a great Ale-typical body. Round and great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gubihumle (540) - NÝrre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2015
Flaske. Farven er rÝdbrun og skumkronen er lysebrun og holder i meget lang tid. Aromaen er karamel og rosiner og smagen er śbler, rosiner og ristet malt.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
frouros (3) - GREECE - DEC 16, 2015 does not count
Look: Poured into a Duvel tulip. Three finger light brown head which seems to last forever, light brown caramel color body. Smell: Toffee, raisen, honeycomb, baked apple, pear, butterscotch pudding. Taste: Light fruits (apple, pear), raisen, waxy honey, and big roasted peanuts at the end. Feel: Medium high carbonation, briefly sweet upfront, medium dryness and slightly bitter at the end. Overall: Extremely good, but I wish the flavor was a bit stronger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sarauckelman (372) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Amber with thick beige head, lovely malty and creamy aroma. Complex flavors -- spices, a bit bitter, yet still creamy. Thickly carbonated, palate is a bit harsh. This is tasty!

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