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Brewed by Milton
Style: English Strong Ale
Cambridge, England

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Cask; Regular. Part of the Classic Range.
Deep copper coloured ale, with a rich hoppy aroma, full body, fruit and malt notes develop in the finish. Brewed with three different malts and four different varieties of hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Pembury Tavern, 90 Amhurst Road, Hackney, London, Greater London, England E8 1JH.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus, lemon. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, hoppy, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120813]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (21814) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2012
Cask@The Pembury Tavern, London. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral and some mild citrusy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral and toffeeish along with some citrus and quite bitter hops in the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14619) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2011
Cask gravity at White Cliffs BF 2011. Very deep ruby colour with lasting beige head. Looks in good condition. Smells herby. Settles down a bit into a solid dark ale. Ends up ok with some raspberry and dark fruits. It got better.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13536) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Cask at The Pembury Tavern. Deep golden color, tiny white head. Aroma has some ... aromatic hops and fruits. Medium-bodied. Sweetish, malty, English hops. Nicely balanced and feels lots of than its abv.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Cask at the Pembury Tavern - London. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. The nose holds sugary malts, faint toffee, some berries. Medium sweet flavorbwith bready malts, some apricot and nectarine, dough, English yeast, faint leafy hops, orange peel. Medium bodied with fine carbonation; OK condition. Sweet finish with more bready, lightly doughy malts, faint butterscotch, ripe citrus fruits. Tasty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11130) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2008
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’08. Copper gold with white head. Full with a strong alcohol note, heavy body with a slight roasted background. There is a dry fruitiness, almost apricot in the beer, as is usual with Milton beers, really well brewed to deliver the hop notes which were dry and spicy. Not bad at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (10056) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 28, 2012
Cask (White Horse, Parson’s Green)
Initial fleshy fruity aroma, nice sweet maltiness too. Smooth palate, sweetish. Luscious, even - so moreish. Great fruity hop aromatics in the mouth, and leaves a gentle bitter bite too. Classic pale ale, I could session this happily.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2005
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Bedford BF. A rich brown coloured beer with a malty sweet aroma. There is a little diacetyl and some good toffee together with fruity alcohol. The taste is sweet and quite alcoholically warming. A full mouthfeel and almost medicinal. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8650) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2008
Cask, Burton Summer Fest 08. Golden with a thin head. Aromas are biscuit malts with lemon and some sourness. Floral with hints of metal. Flavours are honeyed sweetness and citrus ith grapefruit. Herbal with floral notes and some sourness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8105) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2008
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Festival 09-05-08 Pours warm gold with a tiny thin white head, warming sweet honey flavours, spicy hops this is really rather nice although it can be just a tad cloying at times, still an impressive beer and reminds me just a little of Oakham.


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