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Great Orme Orme

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Brewed by Great Orme
Style: Bitter
Colwyn Bay, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular. Previously known as Orme’s Best.
A mouthwatering cask conditioned ale based on a traditional blend of fine British pale ale malt with a subtle addition of crystal, chocolate and black malts to give this prince of beers real character. The delicate addition of Challenger and Goldings hops at critical times of the boil add to the mellow complexity of this beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 24, 2014
Bona cervesa, molt acaramelada i un pel amarga, poca presència d’escuma. Buena cerveza, muy acaramelada y un pelo amarga, poca persistencia de espuma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2941) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
500ml bottle from Real Ale Warehouse. Pours clear chestnut brown, no head. Aromas of dark sugar, nuts, mixed spice. Taste is red-fruit sweet, light roast, more nuttiness. Light body, a tad thin texture. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (147) - - MAY 4, 2014
From Sheffield Uni beer fest. burgundy brown with not much head. Definite chestnut aroma. Nice bitter and sweet taste. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (1747) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Wales 2014. Beer no.2. Bottle from morrisons,aberwystwth. Brown beer with small head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is sweet malts, toffee, some ash and hop finish. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (2174) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle from Booth’s, Keswick. A brown malty ale with a slight nutty flavour, chocolate notes and a light roasted finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (692) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
Pours a very dark chestnut. Smells of malt with a hint of caramel. Tastes of roasted malt with a nice full mouth feel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3515) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
500ml Bottle drank on 5 Sep 2013. Poured into an ’Old Speckled Hen’ badged vase shaped pint glass: looked good. Deep brown body colour with a full off-white crown, the colour held even at the thin base of the vase, so good depth of colour. The nose was all sweet malty molasses, as was the initial taste. Nutty, woody, notes of caramel and toffee, the hops were hiding well below the surface and just about preventing the brew becoming purely a malty mess. Hardly noticed the hops, even as the mouth dried no true bitterness or hop fell arrived. I like sweet, malty beers and this fitted just right into my type of brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
Medium carbonation, malty smell, quite sweet, touch of marmite. Taste sticks around, roasty with a mild astringency. Pretty decent.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle 500ml. Aroma is mostly nutty but with hints of chocolate and weetabix. It pours (despite my best efforts) with a pale brown head that vanishes as soon as its pours - no hope of waking this one its dead as a dodo. Body is a dark cloudy brown - looks like a mild. Taste wisea dark chocolate gives way to malt and a slightly vinegary bitter finish. Not one of my faves at all.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - SEP 23, 2012
I usually find these Great Orme beers thin and metallic, but this time, this bottle was really nice. Toasted malt with string chocolate and toffee flavours. Clean mild bitter finish.


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