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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Old Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A 6% abv dark ale is created using a traditional brewing method of making two beers of different character and strength, which are then blended together. The beer takes its name from the racing term ’Springer’, a racehorse whose odds dramatically shorten before the race.


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
k0mpsa (1220) - Järvenpää, - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle at hua hin, thailand. Clear reddish brown, white head staying while. Sweet malty aroma, some smoke. Sweet malty taste, little hops, roasty also, some oak. Quite basic.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vinivini (432) - BELARUS - OCT 28, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2014 Deep brown, moderate head with good lacing. The aroma is dominated by caramel with notes of dry fruit. Medium to full body. Medium sweet taste with some bitterness. A good beer of no complexity in my opinion.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4209) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear reddish-brown, no head. Strongish but not overbearing with a sugar driven sweetness in both aroma and taste.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3267) - Radom, POLAND - APR 20, 2014
Dobre choc kosztowalem lepsze Old Ale niz to. Ladna etykieta i subtelny smak wisni sliwek w czekoladzie. Zapach podobny do sherry, troche przypominalo nawet Amaretto. W smaku wyrazna slodkosc owocow lesnych i bardzo dojrzalych wisni. Po przelknieciu lekko kwaskowato wytrawne ale nadal nuty slodowe graja glowna role. Chmielone umiarkowanie. Kolor Ciemno brazowy z bordowymi refleksami. Piana dobrej jakosci, trwala i oblepiajaca szklo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomekk1978 (513) - POLAND - MAR 19, 2014
Barwa: ciemno miedziana, klarowna. Piana kremowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, obfita, utrzymująca się i ładnie oblepiająca szkło. Wysycenie niskie. Aromat: kwiatowo - owocowy (jabłko, wiśnie?), alkoholowy, z nutami karmelu i ciemniejszych słodów. Smak: słodowy, słodki z akcentami karmelu i owoców, nieco przypominający cydr. Wyczuwalny także alkohol podobny nieco do sherry. Na koniec lekka goryczka i kwaskowość, które z czasem słabną na rzecz owoców. Ogólnie nieźle. Darzę sporym sentymentem angielskie (i nie tylko) old ale i Suffolk Springer to uczucie potwierdza. Wprawdzie próbowałem już lepsze propozycje w tym stylu, jednak wypiłem je z wyraźną przyjemnością i nie wykluczam, że do niego wrócę.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peponi (401) - POLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Aroma: dark malts, caramel, dried fruits, cherry notes. Appearance: nice dark amber color, nice lasting head. Taste: nice herb bitterness, dark roasted malts, red fruits, light alcohol, chocolate, nice balanced. Palate: full body and medium carbonation, nice short bitter finish. Overall: nice complex taste, well-balanced, enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2013
Appearance: Clear ruby with a loose 2 finger thick ivory/tan head. Aroma: Toffee, fruit cake, dried fig, butterscotch, chocolate malt, waft of banana and vanilla. Taste: Medium sweetness, low/medium bitterness and sourness. Palate: Smooth thick texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, astringent sweet fruity, caramel/toffee like finish with a slight burnt note. Comments: Lovely and glass lace.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Majek (363) - Ząbki, POLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Clear, brown colour with moderate and totally diminishing head. Light aroma of caramel. Taste is sweet, caramel with some dried dark fruits and chocolate. Finish is sweet with minimal bitterness and pinch of vanilla. Medium body. Proper carbonation. Tasty ale, but worse than Suffolk Strong.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5947) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Sample at DŘE 2013. Hazy brownish colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, fruit and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4807) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2013
sweet malty aroma,golden, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, light bitter soft finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6784) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2013
Dark brown with a red note. And clear. Has a light brown head, medium duration. Moderate sweet aroma with a typical hoppy, spicy note. Good flavor, light roasted, dark bread, faint yeasty and a bit old notes. Creamy notes.


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