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Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled at 7.4%.
One for the connoisseur! A rich dark, full - bodied old ale like liquid Christmas Pudding.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9903) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear black with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is treacle, molasses, dates, figs and prunes, earthy and spicy hops with roast malt. Flavor is malt dominant with molasses, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The Etruscan (542) - Tuscany, ITALY - FEB 4, 2014
Black colour. Beige creamy head. Aroma is malty, fruity (prunes, blackberry), peppery, roasty and dried fruits notes. Flavor is malty, fruity with raisins and chocolate tones, ending in a gently roasty, slightly fruity finish. Medium to full bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
aenima (271) - Askim, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2014
Very fruity aroma. Chocolate and fruity. A little sweet but not owerwelming. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7100) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Keg at CASC, Aberdeen. It pours darkest brown with a small tan head. The nose is vinous, wood, plummy, fruit cake, fruity esters, toast, faint bubblegum. The taste is vinous, toasty, earth, plum, prune, jammy, treacle, varnish, grape skin and wood with a dry finish. Medium+ body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Slick, good depth and well-balanced. Very nice stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3372) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask@ Gallows bird, Espoo. Black color, brown head. Roasted malty, nutty, licorice. Flavor has roastedness, licorice, plums. Long, roasted finish.

- beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7158) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask at the Gallows Bird, Espoo, Finland. Black colour with a tiny tan head. Roasted malt, sweetness, plums, liquorice and some dryness in the aroma. The flavour is roasted malt, sweetness and more sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3855) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festval 2014

Pours dark brown with a tiny head. Aroma of ripe fruits, dark chocolate, cocoa, spices and hints of licorice and anise. Taste is smooth, sweetish and spicy with notes of syrup, dark ripe fruits, cocoa and dark chocolate. Finish is smooth and sweetish with hints of sticky notes. Okay, quite balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (2946) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Real Ale Festival 2014. Colour is black with small slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Bread, grain, some sweetness, fruits, plums and malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2018) - NORWAY - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Pours black with a big tanned head. Smells of dark fruits, a touch of plums, roast and malts. Medium sweet, rich dark malts, roast, a touch of coffee and dark chocolate, some fruity tones, quite vinous. Medium bitter finish with some earthy and soil tones. Nice old ale - well balanced with a beautiful malt base

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3836) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is chocolate, roast, liquorice, molasses, slight smoke. Flavour is roast, molasses, liquorice. Nice.


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