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

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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 5, 2008
500 ml bottle. Poured a clear medium brown color with garnet light shining through. Head was khaki and reduced over a few minutes to a thin, clingy film. Smelled of subdued cocoa. There was also a whiff of banana. Nutty and chocolatey flavor. Dried fruits and a woody/earthy note were also present. Dry with moderate roasty bitterness that lingered. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6719) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Bottle. Chestnut beer with a big light tan head. Caramel, nut, and light spice aroma. Caramel, light spice, light earth flavor with faint hops. Medium-light body. Easy drinking. Caramel and some xmas spice linger.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andriesradu (405) - ROMANIA - FEB 5, 2014
50cl bottle @ beer o’clock. Pours dark amber with a small but long lasting creamy head. Light aroma; sweet, caramel. Flavor is light to moderate caramel, sweet, carbonation is soft. Bitter and caramel mouthfeel

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pfr (121) - København, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2005
50 cl bottel Color - Darck red/brown Head - Nice beige Aroma - Sourness Flavor - Fruit/Citrus, malt Ok beer, nice round taste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown with minimal head. Malt, rye-bread, dark chocolate, earthy, solid bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (9948) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13196) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2007
a Dark brown/red colour, malt nose,rich malt fruit little nuttyness little bitter on linger.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7502) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5368) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2007
Bottled. Dark amber with a bubbly head.. Grassy, perfume-ish aroma. Some weird toffee; colud it be Coke? Or meaybe juniper-berries... Sweet with ok bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2008
Bottle, 5.5%. Clear dark brown colour. Very small tan head. The flavour starts off roasted with a little barley bitterness. Turns more malty and mellow, but ends with a little new bitterness.


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