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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: English Strong Ale
Hook Norton, England

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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Pasteurised.
Twelve Days is a dark brown strong beer brewed for Christmas. A finely balanced ale, lightly hopped with a strong malt and nutty flavor. The strength gives the beer a smooth lingering aftertaste. A definite ale to savour.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5217) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 15, 2007
Bottle form Johncy’s in North Liberty, IA. The body is medium brown with some dark orange highlights. A light tan colored head coveres the pretty brew. The aroma is largely raisins and cinnamon. There are also some strawberry hints. Whoppers candy, malt and chocolate dominate the taste. hiding behind that are some light rasins with a little bit of almonds and anise. Thin mouthfeel with a long lingering aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8969) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2007
Bottle from Capone’s. Deep brown with off-white head. Aroma is caramel malt, fig, hops, spice, with a noble hop, raisin, and spicy malty flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9051) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2007
500 ml bottle. Deep dark brown beer, creamy tan head. Swwet and toasty malts, dried fruit, pear/plums, dried cherry, raspberry and some soft malty molasses. A bit of ginger of light nutty candied flavour. Softly sweet on the finish. Warming brew, perfect for cooler days. Lovely beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3690) - Vadum, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2007
Deep brown of color with a beige head. An aroma of caramel and liqurice. A nice flavor of liqurice, dark fruits and nuts.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2007
Dark mahogany brown. Caramel and liquorice aroma. Sweet, smokey malt taste, rich and lingering, and medium bitter finish. Very easy drinking beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7374) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle. Deep brown with a moderate off-white head. Powerful aroma of sweet malt with supporting nuttiness. Flavour had plenty of dark fruit, marzipan, nuts and some hops in the finish. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - APR 9, 2007
Heavy malty aroma. Huge creamy light brown head. Excellent lacing. Mostly lasting longevity. Clear amber body. Heavy sweet initial flavor with a light smoky taste. Medium to full palate.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (19005) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2007
a Dark brown/red colour, malt nose,rich malt fruit little nuttyness little bitter on linger.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (12264) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2007
Bottle. Creamt off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark amber colour. Heavy malty light hoppy aroma. Powerfull chocolate7caramellic flavor. Slightly smoked. Average finish. Oily palate. Great beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (13591) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2007
Bottle. Aroma is sweet, roasted, caramel. Flavour is sweet, roasted, caramel, brown sugar, hop. Light bitter and roasted finish. Nice english beer.


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