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Mitchells (Cape Town until 2007) Old Wobbly

Mitchells (Cape Town until 2007) Old Wobbly
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Formerly brewed at Mitchell’s Waterfront Brewery
Style: Old Ale
Western Cape: Cape Town, South Africa


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Mitchell’s had two locations in Cape Town and Knysna that were unrelated.
From 2007 however all brewing are done in Knysna, also supplying the waterfront bar in Cape Town.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jazz88 (2668) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 15, 2007
Tap in Cape Town in October 2007. A light golden yellow color. This one hides the alcohol well (listed as 11%) despite the dry limited flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Krasulak (88) - Wapadrand, Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 9, 2007
Draught at the V&A Mitchells Brewery Pub. Hazy pale golden with minimal head.Sweet malty and peach aroma. Sweetish malty flavour with hint of fruit and notes of honey finishing dry and bitter. Not bad but unrefined. Messed with my head (packs quite a wallop).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
elektronikfagtekniker (891) - kbh, DENMARK - APR 19, 2007
bottle. murky yellow color. no head. sweet aroma. slight alcohollic taste. sweet and also bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2007
Plastic bottle thanks to Karl. Hazy pale golden coloured with a small head. Malty and sweet with notes of butter, caramel, grass, fruits and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2007
Bottle. Courtesy of Hildigöltur. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Sweet malty aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweet malty flavor with some fruity hints. Also some hints of apples. The finish is dry and bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2007
Bottled. A hazy light golden beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet buttery with light notes of peaches. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of metal and honey, leading to a dry bitter end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (26153) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2007
Plastic bottle. Clear golden coloured with a white head. Aroma of caramel, fruits and berries. Flavour of caramel, fruits, wood and hops. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2007
Plastic bottle thanks to Jacob Lövenlund. Golden colour with a white head. Malty, light butter, light herbal aroma and taste. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2008 (On tap) Slightly hazy amber golden with no head whatsoever. Aroma of nuts, fruit and alcohol. Huge body with sweet malts and fruit. A little low in carbonation. Sweet and extremely alcoholic finish. Quite unusual, but more boozy than great. 140508

(Plastic bottle 25 cl) Courtesy of Hildigöltur. Slightly hazy golden with a small, white head. Aroma of butter. Medium-bodied, discreet base of caramel completely overpowered by a very raw and brutal bitterness. 2/2/2/1/4=1.1 080307

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (8105) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2006
This was one quality special brew. Only one batch was made this year and it was goood...the name is so true..its real sneaky...also mixes real well with the raven and the bitter.?...one of there all time best...

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