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Brewed by Jennings (Marstons)
Style: Old Ale
Cockermouth, England

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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
A dark beer with a reddish tinge derived from the use of coloured malts, perfectly balanced with specially formulated brewing sugars and English aromatic hops. Contains wheat.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (2649) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 5, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear dark brown color. Medium size, thick yellow head, stays. Dark fruits, dried plums, sweet, sweet, faint caramel in aroma. Raisins, woody, some herbal aspects, tobacco leaf (in a nice way), smoky roasted malts in taste. Dry herbal bitterness in aftertaste. Spicy notes too. I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tayeth (220) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 27, 2014
Sehr angenehmes malziges Aroma, süßlich, etwas sirupartig. Der Geschmack ist dann relativ unauffällig, malzig, gut. Insgesamt solide, aber nichts außergewöhnliches.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7150) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, leicht schokoladig, holzig, bitter. Geschmack röstmalzig, leicht getreidig, fruchtig.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gueuze (352) - - MAR 8, 2014
Säuerlich-röstiges Aroma. Beim Geschmack zuerst röstig, zum Ende sehr bitter, dazwischen aber nur Wasser.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (1519) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a brown color with orange highlights and a tan head. The smell is roasted malt, fruit, some caramel and earthiness. The taste is as it smells with a dry slightly bitter aftertaste. The body is light/medium and the carbonation is nice and crisp. Pretty nice stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (640) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
500ml Bottle from supermarket. Dark nutty Brown colour with light tan head. Slight malty aroma. Flavour is a bit dull, but balanced finish with a lightly fruity aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1225) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle morrisons. V dark ruby colour off white head a bit of lacing. Aroma is caramel and dark fruits. Taste is slight roasted malts dark fruits with a good dry bitter finish well balanced. Medium body and carbonation. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Philym (983) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Appearance: Dark ruby/brown with finger thick tight ivory head. Aroma: Bread, burnt/roast malts, slight smokiness, cold coffee. Taste: Low/medium sweet and bitterness with low sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering malty, cold coffee, chocolaty finish. Comments: Very good and glass lace.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swapp (180) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - DEC 21, 2013
500 ml bottle , The color are pure brown with thin white foam. Taste are great a bit bitterness with chocolate or cacao aftertaste. this beer is not to watery or over carboned. easy drinkable dark beer, good with meat snacks.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
foolberry (53) - New Malden, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Aroma thick and sweet - honey and oak. Head beautiful, frothy and white, sticks around. Taste is dark and rich, bitter, real complexity, some metal. This is very nice beer. Pleasant on the palate, deep long bitter finish. Very good.


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