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Brewed by Marstons (Marstons plc)
Style: English Strong Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Mainly a bottled beer.
"Owd Rodger, brewed to a recipe believed to be over 500 years old, is Marston’s award winning 7.6% strong ale. Brewed using malted barley, whole leaf English aroma hops and well water, Owd Rodger offers an explosion of rich fruit flavours with a dry bitter-sweet finish."
From 2014 the bottled beer reduced to 7.4% from 7.6% ABV.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2006
Bottle. Dark red brown colour. Creamy white good lasting head. Aroma of roasted malt and caramel with a hint of oak wood. A sweet caramel, roasted malty and slightly bitter (specially in the finish) flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber to brown with a small tan head. Mild spiced and hard roasted malty aroma. Smooth roasted flavoured towards a dark fruity note and light chocolate. Nice dark mix of flavours. Ends dark breadish and fruity into the far finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2005
A red beer with a disappearing beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and alcohol. The flavor is strong of roasted malt.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a clear, dark, reddish brown with a light brown head. Aroma of sweetish, roasted malt and caramel. Fairly full and solid body with plenty of roasted malt and caramel notes. Not much bitterness to be detected. Not exactly refined but a fine winter warmer. 071006

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2005
Bottled. Dark amber colour, small beige head. Alcohol, raisins, plum and nuts in aroma. Raisins, hops and barley in flavour, which is kind of sweetishbitter all the way through. Also roast present in aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (18944) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2008
Bottled at Old Bank, Turku. Clear deep ruby, small head. Aroma of burnt caramel and alcohol. Swetwith medium body. Dense, rounded mouthfeel with sticky sweetness. There’s toffee and spun sugar but very little hops. Very mild but warming. The best Marston beer I’ve come across.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2005
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar. Dark red colour. Malty aroma with hints of molasses and some fruitiness. Flavor is very malty and hints of caramel and dark fruits. The alcohol leaves you with a warming feeling. The finish is a little sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2005 Bottle, 2004-01-05, 6-4-7-4-14=35
Dark color. Caramel nose; sweet liquorice taste, malty. Easy, not complex, but pleasant to drink.

Cask at Charlie’s Pub, Copenhagen, 2005-12-03, 5-3-6-3-12=29
Dark color with ruby hue. Too light aroma. Malty taste but simple.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are dried fruits, rich malt, caramel, nuts and hops. Long sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
24th December 2007
Deep brown ale. Quite flat. Smooth toffee and caramel and treacle. No bitterness. Smooth dry finish.


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