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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Our classic Olde Ale redefines the term "bull-bodied" with its deliverance of complex and firm malt flavor. A fine blend of British and American hops provides an even bitterness as this beer finishes with a warming alcohol flavor.


Cakes' rating

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cakes (358) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2011 UPDATE,,, Ditto! I just had this beer AGAIN and after two years I must say - Yes, I am impressed. An outstanding pour. On tap at brewpub. Perhaps their best offering. A malt flavored old ale. Dark, not heavy and lightly spiced. Compares well to Sam Adams Winter Ale.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
njager246 (342) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
Aroma is malt with hints of banana, similar taste. Not a bad beer just nothing that sticks out.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
callmemickey (2475) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Dark brown body, medium to thin light tan head, spotty lacing. Caramel, light roast, toast, and earth. Traces of dark fruits. Medium bodied, moderate sweetness, appropriate carbonation. Pleasant but lacking complexity and depth.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matty (174) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep ruby red color with a brief tan head. Aroma is mostly malt with a little bit of spice. Flavor is the same with a sweet finish. Heavy on the malt, medium-full bodied. Ok beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (1972) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours a dark amber color with a small tan head. Aroma of spices, roasted malt, and smoke. Taste is sour, with spices, roasted and caramel malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (208) - - JAN 11, 2014
mahogany color; caramel malt aroma; sweet, roasted malt flavor with notes of caramel, dark fruit, and alcohol

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1595) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Dark red amber pour, silky tan head. Nose of toast, toffee. Taste adds plums amongst other pitted fruits. Chewy body.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (4543) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Sampled at the Wharf Rat. Clear brown with frothy off white head. Nose is mild, brown sugar, cracker, booze, raisin, mild spice. Flavor is malty, orange, raisin, brown sugar. Full bodied finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2742) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2013
The aroma is molasses, fruit. The appearance is deep brown, off white had. the flavor is like the aroma, molasses, fruity. The finish is sweet, pine. Nicely done.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (2715) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Cola brown pour with aroma of plums, vanilla, and spice. Sweet malt flavor with caramel, molasses, plum, and spice. Very nice beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (784) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Copper brown with beige lacy head; aroma is sweet vanilla notes Flava is sweet with hints of citrus then grass; feels light to medium; finishes dry slightly sweet


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