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Brewed by Joseph Holt
Style: English Strong Ale
Manchester, England

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A traditional beer for real players.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (681) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 24, 2012
500Ml bottle. English ale, quite strong but really Nice. I will try it again and I recommend it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (562) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 1, 2013
Dark brown colour, almost no head. Aroma of wine, nuts, malts. Taste is light sweet, very well balanced. Medium body, slick creamy texture, average carbonation. Long aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (525) - SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Botella de 50 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color marron oscuro. Sabor a malta tostada, caramelo, ligeramente a chocolate.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (434) - SCOTLAND - SEP 15, 2012
Very dark but clear ruby-tinted beer with an off-white frothy head and a very sweet, fruity smell. Not that strong in the mouth but a sharp, fruity aftertaste. Doesn’t taste nearly as strong as it is and it’s one you’d have to be careful with!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2009
Dark beer with no head, smokey roasted aroma , sweet malty taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fajry (396) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Flasa - Miro. Tmavo bordova farba, kremova bublinkova pena. Vona sladova, karamelova, kavova. V chuti sladovost, zlahka karamel a v pozadi horka cokolada. Telo lahke, osviezujuce.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beervis (243) - Taylor’s Country, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle. Pours almost black with red lights, creamy beige head. Aroma roasted malt, liquorice, dark coffee. Flavours of smoky malt, liquorice toffee, dried fruit, woody notes. Sticky-sweet, rich mouthfeel, smooth and lingering finish of dried fruits and more liquorice. Excellent strong ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
davegore (222) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2009
Pours a good black, nice head but quick to go, roasted malts and coffee, surprisingly good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Welley_Alves (213) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - FEB 1, 2013
Excelente Strong bitter ale inglesa de Manchester, aroma caramelado de malte, gosto multado com amargor honesto. Lembra uma porter, porém com amargor de bitter inglesa. Excelente! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2008
well this is right up my street. dark & moody. wonderful flavour of burned coffee.


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