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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Available in cans.
Brand acquired by Wells in 2005 from Scottish & Newcastle. On 1 October 2012, the brand was acquired by Brookfield Drinks, a company set up by Nigel McNally, former managing director of Wells & Youngs brewers. Currently brewed at Wellpark & distributed by Bookers.

This award-winning beer is the embodiment of the validity and integrity of the Holy Brewing Method; our 9% abv Mother Brew is simply stunning, as those in the know will testify.
A beer for sipping, possibly from a wine glass - and certainly one for sharing.
Appearance: Honey-hued polished gold and ephemeral white foam create an intriguing spectacle.
Aroma: A perfumed sweetness and oaked spirit nose indicate something special to be discovered in this handsome liquid.
Flavour: Sweet toffee and honeyed twists, turns and loops combine with a concentrated wine-like fruitiness, feisty light rum, swirls of malt, and decidedly ripe dessert apple richness.
Mouthfeel and finish: Powerfully spirited and a juicy spice palate with astonishing depth.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Theydon_Bois (9912) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Can on the train to Portsmouth, IOW Jolly Day, thanks to Soapy 24/08/14 - served in a bin bag, a UK tribute to the brown paper bag. Clear light golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is light caramel, straw, bready notes, light butterscotch. Taste comprises much the same, buttery twang, light booze, moderate carbonation and paper notes in a lightly drying close. Pretty shit !

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlackerMads (1700) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Can thanks to Scopey... Clear yellow with a medium sized diminishing white head. Honey, grain, sugar, paper, warming alcohol. Medium body oily/sticky texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet with little bitterness. Gets sticky and unpleasant really quick.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (4964) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
Can - Sweet corn and wheat.  Clear pale gold with a decent head.  Sweet light grains and a touch of booze.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (7375) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Can in a black plastic bag during the IoW Jolly. It pours clear gold with a thick white head. The nose is bready, sweet, sugary, corn, and mild garbage action. The taste is sweet, doughy, cornbread, syrupy, sugar cane and only mild alcohol with a short, sweetish finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smooth and hides abv well, yet gets you buzzed quickly. Weirdly enough I sort of like this.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MichaelAwesome (4555) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2014
Can from International Store in Eastbourne. One of those tough piwos with some malt, sweetness and high abv in taste and aroma. Tough to drink and to finish but not that awful like some dutch high abv brews.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (4564) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
Can from an international foodstore in Eastbourne. Pours out in a clear deep golden colour with low head and smooth body. Aroma of malt and grains. Taste of light malt, light hops, straw, flowers, caramel and sugar. This is a beer which will cause you a bad headache the next morning - damn! Drinkable but at the end of the day it is awful.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2364) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Can from local offie. Golden beer with small head. Aroma of malts, some biscuit and a touch of caramel. Taste is malts, grain, a little herb and alcohol warmth with a touch of dry yeast. I agree with Blackhaddock, Belgian beer characteristics. Ok beer.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
HomebrewStu (3) - - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Aroma: Alcohol with a touch of malt (possibly).Appearance: Golden Bronze, crystal clear, not much head. Taste: Alcohol, sweet, malt, low grade hops. Palate: cosidering the former actually not too bad after the first few sips, lasting bitterness and actual hops, reasonably good!. Considering that this is just over £1 a can its surprisingly drinkable, although its not very refined it is the best of the "super" lagers. This lager isnt too bad and although it is only rated at 1.7 it is more than the sum of its parts!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gary (1445) - ,London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
Can : Booze, cardboard subtle hop aroma: looks ok in an Orval goblet. Flavours suggest caramel covered in booze. Grainy . Sugary, leading to buttery dry hop tang: not bad in piss fuel context but pretty fucken grimy really.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HenrikSoegaard (10771) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2014
Can. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Light bitter very alcoholic flavor. Short light bitter finish. watery palate.


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