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Mighty Oak English Oak

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Brewed by Mighty Oak
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Maldon, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Glowing amber with full malt flavours.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Cask at The Holborn Whippet, London on 19 Jun 2012. Poured a lightly hazy amber, with a dense white head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruit and woody notes. Malty flavour, with some peal and lemongrass. Finish was caramel, bread and light grassy hops.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jethro6191 (460) - Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Pours amber with a large white head. Vanilla, caramel, cheery, and oak aromas. Sweet malty flavors with vanilla, bourbon, oak, caramel, and cherry notes. Easy drinker with a high level of carbonation and a sweet lingering aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9591) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2012
Cask (Live & Let Live, Cambridge)
7 Sweet dusty walnuts.
3+ Rich orange, simple loose head
7 Lovely sweet malty body. Gently hinting at husks and nuts, but also showing just a little hoppy bitterness too.
4- Smooth palate. Simple malty finish, kinda "beery".
14 Nice graininess, and the touch of husks makes it feel nicely old-school amongst bitters.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2011
17th August 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! On tap at the Sun Inn, Kelvedon. Fruity and slighty bitter ale. Mild carbonation. Slips down easy enough.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tdtm82 (692) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2010
Small, white head, hey, straw, citrus and lime finish, sweet and light session ale, butterscotch, honey and ticky texture. Soft carbanation, too sickly sweet. A session bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Old Contemptibles Birmingham. A copper coloured beer with a quite tight white head. There are sweet toffee notes with hints of vanilla in the nose which are then replicated in the mouth. This is a tasty malty beer with a good full body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2009
Cask @ Market Porter, London. It’s a clear amber colored beer, with a small beige head. The aroma of caramel with coffee candy, malty, a little bitter with sweet. The taste is some bitter, a little dry. There is coffee candy and sweet. The aftertaste is bittersweet wit a little dry.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BoozyBugger (15) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2008
Tasted at Chelmsford beer festival 08. Strong fruity dry nose. loads of caramel and vanilla in the taste. nice dried fruit aftertaste. an exceptional beer

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (29826) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2007
Cask at Wenlock Arms, London. An amber beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet malty with light notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet malthy with notes of caramel and metal, leading to a dry bitter and metallic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6137) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 2, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 3     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 3     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 4   White(1)->Tan(5) : 2   Lasting: 3   Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 2   Bread : 2   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : 2   Soap : 2   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulfur : XX  
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 2   Hay : XX   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : XX   Cereals : 3   Grainy : XX
Hops : 4   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : 2   Spicy : 2   Floral : 2   Lemon/Lime : 3   Grapefruit : 2   Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : 2   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 3   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 3   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 2   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Excellent, fresh, citrusy and hoppy/soapy ale.


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