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Brewed by Jennings (Marston’s)
Style: Old Ale
Cockermouth, England

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   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.


KeefOz's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
KeefOz (1533) - Tarragindi, - 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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aleksander9 (1364) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2016
Ruby red with big tan head. Old red wine, toffee and spice. Sweet, thick and smooth finish. Interesting!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Perpignan73 (30) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle at home. Carefully poured with a large tan head that disapated quickly; Clear Red-brown colour; Malty, roasty aroma; lightly bitter, light sweetness medium body, lively, treacle with hints of apple and sweetness undertones of dandelion and burdock. Good quality dark ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (949) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2016
Pleasantly surprised with this ruby/brown small lasting head notes of plum date atone fruits rich mouthfeel

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
I_LUV_BEER (175) - - APR 17, 2016
Served in a snifter. Pours very dark ruby-copper with a thick head, leaving a nice amount of lacing in the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, some spice, caramel, toffee and some nutty notes. Taste is similar to the nose, rich with roasted malts, toffee, caramel and spice. Very balanced with full body. Gorgeous!

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (417) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2015
Brazowe o ladnej palonej pianie. Slodowe z chlebowym, karmelowym posmakiem i delikatnym chmielowym finiszu. Dobre

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickel (996) - - OCT 3, 2015
Good malty beer with distinguished background of hops, nuts, roasted malt. Nice old ale

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
birocotsios (147) - - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle. Very dark red with huge foam. Sweet malty aroma. Light sweet aroma of toasty malts and notes of toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (791) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUL 25, 2015
Coloração acobreada,translúcida,boa formação de espuma,cremosa e duradoura;aroma complexo,aparecendo malte,lúpulo,café,chocolate amargo,frutas secas e vermelhas,notas amadeiradas;sabor mais maltado,doce sem ser enjoativo,lúpulo aparece no final dando uma característica "agridoce",carbonatação média,retrogosto adocicado.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours medium brown, single finger tan coloured head. Very clear. Aroma of toasty malts, spice, caramel, toffee...Taste of smoke, liquorice, caramel, toffee, toasted malts, some spice...very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (1162) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 22, 2015
the aroma is caramel and fruity with some hints of nuts and vanilla... the taste is caramel with notes of plum, black currant, chocolate and licorice... sweet and dry aftertaste...


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