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


on tap


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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23483) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2006
Draught at the brewpub. Hazy chestnut brown. Roasty malt aroma. A dryish beer dominated by roasty malt, creates strong coffeelike flavours. A careful hop rate lets the malt flavours dominate and results in low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (21438) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy deep dark a,ber color, fluffy tan head. Aroma of sweet malt. Tastebis malty as well, with a bit of toast and black pepper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (15651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Amber, slightly hazy and the aroma is a bit caramelly with a hint if bubblegum. Med caramel, sweet, with a little bit of earthiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14401) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
On tap at Lord Nelson, pours a hazy dark mahogany with a small off-white head. Aroma brings out toasted malt, bready caramel malt, and toffee. Flavour is quite malty, with notes of toffee, bready malt and bready caramel. Light-bodied despite beige malty-heavy. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kermis (11038) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2011
Bottle shared with Deanso. Amber pour with small head. Aroma of malt and some spice. Flavour malty with caramel but quite mild with a slightly unpleasant bitter bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9569) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2015 First rating
Draught half pint at the brewpub on July 12, 2013.
Described as an Old Ale at 6.1% ABV.
Cloudy semi-dark brown color, tan head. Malty, sweet taste. Herbal, sweet aftertaste. Fizzy, high co2, mouthfeel; medium bitterness with a mineral sparkling finish. Sweet, malty, caramel scent.

Draught as part of a tasting paddle at Lord Nelson on October 9, 2015.
Hazy dark brown color, teal head. Fruity, some banana, alcohol taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Light roasted, grainy scent, some milk chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (9542) - 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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2005
Very dark brown beer with a thick tan head. Sweet malty beer with a bit of spicy hop aroma. Flavour is a bit chewy, but not all that interesting. Slightly spicy, a bit herbaceous and vegetal. A touch of chicory and faint fruit. Doesn’t really come together.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (9019) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2011
330ml bottle shared with Kermis. Very little head and carbonation. Hazy amber colour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 30, 2001
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2007 on tap at the lord nelson. quite a solid strong ale, decent aroma with a touch of stone fruit, light dry chocolate character and some faint grassy bitterness. quite drinkable for an aussie beer of its strength

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