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Brewed by Joseph Holt
Style: Bitter
Manchester, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
"Champion Ale"
Originally brewed as a special in 1999 under the name Celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the brewery. Retired 2003. Relaunched in 2005 as 1849. Won a Gold Award at the 2005 Brewing Industry Internal Awards, after which "Champion Ale" was added to the label.
"A dark, rich and hoppy ale, brewed using only the most traditional methods."


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gurthnar (1771) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle. Aroma lightly fruity, light chocolate, very light coffee. Clear amber to brown colour. Taste is nicely balanced, initially malty with caramel and roasted, then turns English bitter. Quite enjoyable, refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4596) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle, kindly donated by Miro, many thanks.Dark red amber color with medium white head. Caramel malt, red fruits in aroma. Fruity taste, caramel, light hoppy bitterness in finish. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fajry (561) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Flasa - Miro. Cerveno-hneda farba, pena kremova, rychlo padla. Vona karamelova, ovocna, V chuti vodove telo, sladko karamelova chut, v pozadi jemna horkost.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Imaena (1834) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle. This was a really disspointing bitter that was thin and boring. Nothing better than the macro bitters.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pringao_Toribi (247) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
A bitter wich flavour resembles more to a brown ale, but with a strong astringent that claims its true origin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (5721) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 18, 2013
Bottled 500ml. -at Cervecería Oldenburg-Hermana Mayor, Madrid. Clear amber coloured, small off-white head, pleasant nutty nose. Toasted malt, caramel and light nutty with notes of dried fruits in the finish. Simple and nice.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
janubio (408) - SPAIN - SEP 17, 2013
500 ml. bottle. Red brown colour, with an off white head that does not last for too long. Smell of caramel, dark fruits and some unpleasant, like rotten fruits or something like that. A bit watery in the palate, with lime notes on it. Taste of caramel, dark fruits, liquorice. Not bad, but nothing really appealing.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Madoming (28) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - SEP 11, 2013
Esperava mais dessa cerveja, achei um pouco fraca, sem aroma e aguada. Por ser Do tipo Ale foi um desastre ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mithe (883) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 16, 2013
(Bottle 0,5l) Light caramel aroma. Clear dark amber-red color. Medium white head. Medium sweet, light caramel taste. Sticky texture. Light astringent finish.


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