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


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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Note: The bottled version is brewed and bottled by AIB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyobon (1180) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2009
Bottle. Clear dark red brown with no head. Not a very distinctive aroma but definite hints of toffee and coffee. Thick creamy palate. Flavours of dark malts, chocolate, caramel, with no obvious hop bitterness, but some burnt bitter notes. A reasonable beer, but not very special and didn’t seem to really all work together well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3046) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 9, 2009
Bottle. Pours dark copper. A finger and a half of beige head, fades to half that. Smells of caramel and resin. Quite carbonated. Dried fruit giving way to coffee and semi-bitter chocolate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - OCT 21, 2009
bottle. 6.1%ABV on bottle. Dark amber hue. Nose is caramel and toffee. Medium bodied. Decent drinking, even if a bit generic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dredd (742) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2009
Nice sweet caramel aroma, pours amber with mocha head. Flavour profile is a mix of sweet malts such as toffee, stonefruit and some breadiness that finishes with a nice lingering finish. Quite a pleasent surprise this one is!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - 上海 / Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2009
Draught at Lord Nelson, Sydney. This one’s better...it pours amber with a tanned head that lingered. Aroma of caramel, toast, fruit and earthy hop notes. The flavour is caramel, toast, fruit and nuts. Medium bodied and a malty, bitter finish. Without a doubt the best beer on offer though the others are less than average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkm (235) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2009
Pours a rather dark slightly cloudy, red/brown, with a thin tan head. Moderate carbonation and medium bodied. Sweet, flavours of coffee, slightly fruity, burnt choc, moderately bitter and sweet finish. - 330 ml brown bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivo (2646) - GERMANY - MAY 30, 2009
Nice pubby place near observatory in the Rocks area of Sydney. Caramelly malt nose light. Cloudy dark amber low clingy head. Nutty malt tight stinging bitter. Alcohil warms going down. Fairly high hopping but with a mix of seemingly stale hops. Very British overall, but hoppier than you’d expect. Ok brew but not terribly exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4510) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2009
330ml bottle. Nice little surprise this one. Poured a light tan in colour with a beige to tan medium head and good carbonation with a mixture of small and large bubbles. Aroma of burnt malt and toffee with an underlying hint of chocolate. Great texture and mouthfeel as it leaves a smooth mellow aftertaste. Slight hint of mildly burnt chocolate in the flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (8316) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2009
Bottle. Cloudy dark tea-amber. Interesting rum-raisin toffee aroma. Same flavour on the palate with a touch of yeasty fruit. Medium bodied, low bitterness, a little watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam (3732) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 22, 2009
Light biege frothy head good carbonation red brown colour aroma caramel mild chocolate and coffee malts flavour same as aromas mild flavours caramel chocolate and coffee creamy note refreshingly good drink bitter smooth finish malty smooth

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