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

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RATINGS: 251   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1363) - 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 (1684) - 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 (1086) - 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 (2337) - 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,

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zenkis (539) - Ogre, LATVIA - FEB 13, 2013
Pours deep red wine intensive reddish, white-off cap. Pleasant spoty lacing. One nose this bro comes fruity-berry, bit yeasty(ale-y in short), far away roasted malt, chocolate, only minus-not very intensive; a very light sour, a bit creamy, very light sweet, pleasant bitter from hops and a bit from roasted malt - all this in flavor. Indeed it has malty profile but very balanced with other parts of brew, creamy texture. O.A. - ale-y dark beer with roast and fruityness notes. Liked a lot. Must resample comparing with same style bro.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
KeefOz (835) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2013
Poured a translucent dark beer with a coppery red tinge with a one- to two-finger light tan foamy head that diminished moderately quickly. Laced OK. Low carbonation. Aroma of sweet molasses (brown sugar), malt and roasted grain. Taste of sweet malt and brown sugar followed by a moderate hops bitterness. Light body (a bit thinner that I was expecting). Long smooth sweet finish. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnCook101 (294) - - JAN 26, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours deep brown with moderate head. Malty and slightly zesty aroma. Rich malt flavour with moderate bitterness, some spice and toast. Light smokiness but not too heavy. Pretty enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2013
50 cl bottle from Doorstep Brew. BB 31 MAR 13, sampled on January 9, 2013.
Clear brown color, tan head. Sweet, applesauce, metallic, grainy, somewhat fruity scent. Grainy, husky, sort of harsh bitter, some chocolate, malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high dry grainy bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2819) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 28, 2012
Bottled 50cl. Some buttery components in the nose. Fudge and dark malts throughout. Remarkably smooth. Balanced. Nice.


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