Brewed by Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
Style: English Strong Ale
Sydney, Australia


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Note: The bottled version is brewed and bottled by AIB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1112) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - FEB 11, 2011
Ruby red with lots of red malt grippiness. Raisens and plums. A nice ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BarossaLuke (552) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 5, 2010
Amber in colour. Some slight roasty notes with a nice crystal malt character. Definately a malt driven style, very easy drinking. This is my first beer from the Lord Nelson, one I’ve wanted to try for quite a while and I enjoyed it, well brewed, good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
samistake2ice (35) - , Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Pleasantly suprised with how smooth and drinkable the beer was. Poured Amber brown with a creamy tan head, a slight creamy sweet aroma, sweet taste with little bit of a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldMrCrow (2413) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Bottle in Sydney.

Brown ale, quite disappointing. A bit sweet, nuts and agar, undercarbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2010
Bottle. Average off white head over a clear dark brown body. Aroma and taste-herbal spicey, bread, molasses. Oily, bitter-sweet, balanced. Surprisingly good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davros (2823) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2010
Pours dark copper with ruby tints and a small head. Nose shows faint malt with caramel and dark confectionery notes but unfortunately there’s a metallic hint. Later on some darker toasty notes become apparent. Flavours are more focussed towards dark malt than the aroma with plenty of nutty chocolate malt but are still very sweet. Some spicy hops are noticeable and are followed by a gentle bitterness with some roasted character. Carbonation is too high for the flavours in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jade (434) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 22, 2010
Cola coloured pour with a thin, biege head. Roasted touches to the aroma. Slight coffee, toffee and roasted nut touches. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2010
drank at the lord nelson, roasted malts with a heavy bitterness at the finish. very interesting beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maris (1393) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2010
From a 330ml bottle on 8/3/2010. Note the label on my bottle states the Alc/Vol is 6.1% rather than 6.7%. Has a rather subdued malty aroma which doesn’t give much of a hint to the flavour to come. There is a lot happening when it hits the mouth - roasted (almost burned) malt, chocolate, a hint of nuts, and a curious dash of lemon. Some sweetness balanced by a good whack of bitterness. Not too bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
grantw (18) - , AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2010
Great nutty flavours coming off a dark, slightly hazy body with a persistent light tan head that coats the glass. Nice coffee, subtle chocolate flavours and an almost but not quite lactic tang on the finish. A fine beer and 6.7% you say...worth every penny.

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