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

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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (1900) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
260413. Bottle at home. Pours really dark ruby with a nice head. Aroma caramel, toffee. Sweet English hoppy body. A bit like a mild Golden Pride. Not Bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (2121) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Bottle from B & M Home Bargains; dark brown pour with off white head, caramel malt aroma, caramel taste bit earthy wet leaves woody some fruitiness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vells (542) - LATVIA - APR 14, 2013
Clear amber with medium off white stable head. Lacing. Aroma.. quite malty, caramel, bit fruits. Sweet with moderate bitter finish. Nothing extraordinary, but enjoyable nicely balanced brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanoi (296) - - APR 6, 2013
Nose is appealing; smoke, caramel, burnt sugar, woodchips. Appearance is a ruby red. Taste is poor relative to the exciting nose, notes of smoke, coffee, a touch of molasses, and a slight sour apple finish leading to sweetness. The nose is nice, but the taste too shallow. i suspect it suffers from being being bottled and pasteurised, I would want it draft, but would not return to the bottle quickly.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (483) - DENMARK - APR 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep clear red color with a one-finger off-white head. A bit of malt in the aroma and not much else. Taste is of malt, caramel, nuts, burned wood and smoke. The aftertaste is of malt, smoke and perhaps a bit of licorice. Very smooth and quite good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1160) - London via, WALES - MAR 18, 2013
Feb 2013 – room temp bottle. Very mild, mid body, weak coffee, slight caramalised sugar. OK, not very exciting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SarkyNorthener (1414) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle from waitrose. Brown beer, small head. Aroma of earthy yeast. the taste is also earthy yeast, tobacco leave and dark fruits with a touch of roasted malts. Medium bodied. I liked this beer, nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NordicV (995) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2013
Rödbrun öl med beige skum. Doft av malt, mörkt socker och kola. Även smaken är maltig och något för söt för mitt gillande.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2118) - FINLAND - FEB 27, 2013
Bottle 50 cl. Pours clear ruby brown in color with a creamy tan head. Toasted bread, light nuttyness, dark forrest and earthy notes. A bit of some burnt notes and just some hints of smokiness in taste. Salty licorice in aftertaste with hints of hard fudge as well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fairground (29) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2013
Yum! caramel, coffee, citrus, clove, alcohol aromas brown, hazy, minimal head, light sweetness, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation,


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