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

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RATINGS: 192   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 Marstonís 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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (734) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 24, 2013
Bottled 0.5l ; Devon ; UK ; Malty,roasted,caramel and fruit aroma ; Dark brown color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with light bitter finish ; Pleasant ESA.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3587) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2012 Bottled, from Rhythm & Booze, Barton-upon-Humber. Deep ruy red, fluffy but shortlived off white head, gentle condition. Sweet malt aromas with suggestions of cola and a sticky background melanoidin note, sweet and fruity in the mouth with a very chalky bitterness and some earthiness, gentle bitterness initially in the finish but a sticky sweetness takes over and lingers longest laced with some peppery spiciness and a hint of retronasal alcohol.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sayravai (4667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 11, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2005 (Bottled) Nice, dark reddish brown color with very small, quite tight, beige head. Mild, sweetish, roasted-malty aroma with hints of syrup, licorice and coffee. Sweet and malty, caramely and chocolatey flavor with a sweet, toffeeish and slightly bitter finish. Sugary, oily, medium-bodied, slightly warming palate with quite high but soft carbonation. The almost cloying sweetness pretty much ruins this strong ale, but at least itís slightly more bearable when drank straight from the fridge - as the bottle suggests.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2005
Bottle.Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark red brown colour. Wonderfull berr to look at. Alas no aroma, but powerfull taste of licorice. Fantastic long finish. Oily palate but too carbonated.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7243) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2006
Another beer that I used to drink regularly when living in Worcester friends in my local often used to ask for a Pedirog basically half and half of Pedigree and Owd Roger I think this was owing to the strength of drinking a whole pint of the Owd Roger. A very dark red coloured ale nice toffee sweetness, very full bodied but the alcohol just lingers a tad too much though to be a classic of itís style.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2006
A Mes rate: Sweet wine like aroma. Wonderful mahogany appearance with a reasonably well behaved head. Sweet sugary flavour that is not particularly balanced or refined. Alcohol is all too apparent. Strange full yet thin palate that ends up on the thin side. Sweet and cloying finish. Not too impressive.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mabjork (667) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2007
Bottled. Dark brownn in colour, minor brown head. The aroma is raisin like with malt. The flavour has plums and malt in it, quite fruity and sweet. There is a sweet aftertaste as well.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19185) - TyresŲ, 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. Thereís toffee and spun sugar but very little hops. Very mild but warming. The best Marston beer Iíve come across.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (3000) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2010
50cl bottle on Silja Serenade. Poured dark amber color with a thin white head. Low carbonation. Aroma is toffee and fruits. Flavor is roasted caramel malt and dried fruits. Finish is sweet, slightly bitter.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
frenchiew (17) - , NEW ZEALAND - FEB 2, 2011
I was attracted to the good looking man on the label. Poured dark-coloured with a hint of auburn and a thick head which quickly dissipated to a thin crema. The aroma reminded me of caramel and bread. It felt thick on the tongue but was neither overly sweet nor bitter. Is this umami, a word I have never heard of? Probably not. However, it left me sucking my tongue to try and find out more. Overall a pretty solid beer but not striking out in any direction, which might be its strength. It tastes like a good session beer,but itís 7.6%. Wow. I reckon this could grow on me.


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