Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled at 7.4%.
One for the connoisseur! A rich dark, full - bodied old ale like liquid Christmas Pudding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonMoore (2019) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Bottle - black with a slim tan head. Moderate malty, roasted aroma with light hops. Flavour is considerably more complex; roasted malts, liquorice, dark fruits, sweet, lightly bitter, alcohol notes, chocolate. Full bodied, lightly carbonated. Very good old ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (3991) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 23, 2014
660ml bottle. Pitch black color. Tiny to almost no head. Earthy, raisins, plums in aroma. Roast, malty, grapefruit in taste. Everything is so balanced and mellow. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (996) - AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2014
From a bottle. Rich roasted flavours, smooth, mild aroma, a touch thin for what I expected but still a great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgajdaczewa (906) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 31, 2014
w zapachu jest owocowo (śliwki węgierki, wiśnie), czuć lekką alkoholowość, lekki karmel, lekkie drewno (nuta starzonego piwa), ale profil wydaje się zaskakująco czysty i tą prostotą urzeka. W smaku za to dzieje się więcej, jako pierwsza uderza paloność, czuć likierowość, choć alkohol jest dobrze ukryty, wychodzi dopiero na finiszu lekko i przyjemnie rozgrzewając przełyk, sporo karmelu, ciemnych owoców i delikatny drewniany posmak na finiszu. Świetna pijalność mimo niemałego woltażu. Doskonałe!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mortlach (1297) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 16, 2014
11/02/2014 Open Baladin Roma (handpump). Nera, densa, impenetrabile, schiuma leggera liquida, bianco sporca, discretamente persistente. Al naso malti tostati, con note di caramello, zucchero di canna e frutta matura. In bocca č meravigliosa, attacco dolciastro, note di caramello, pane di segale, cereali, leggero caffettoso e cioccolato fondente. Corpo medio, carbonazione soft. Birra eccellente, complessa ma non complicata, appagante e relativamente facile da bere. Una perla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (827) - Genova, ITALY - MAR 14, 2014
Spina @ irish pub quinto. Nera con schiuma non troppo persistente. Dolce con note di frutta matura e caramello, finale che tende all'amaro. Complessa e di difficile beva ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (1071) - Lille, FRANCE - MAR 3, 2014
Color: dark black beer with small carbonation and medium brown foam. Smell: rye bread, malt, caramel, sugar cane. Taste: sugar cane, caramel and black bread. Aftertaste: nice malt caramel and some bitter taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stantheman (786) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Bomber from Legacy Liquor in Vancouver. An almost black beer with a moderate tan head. Big malts on the tongue, but they are not heavily roasted. The overall impression is rather sweet and fruity. No bitterness detected. Finish is as expected; malty, sweet and fruity. Very smooth and mellow, I’m moved to say. Not a tasting note found often on these pages, it seems. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8124) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle at RBWG 2014 grand tasting, thanks! Pours black with a brown head that dissipates completely. Aroma has notes of dark grains and dark bread with a hint of roast. Flavor has notes of dark grains and dark fruits with some dark bread as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #151. Bottle shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a dark red-brown color with a medium sized tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of tart fruit, roasted malts, chocolate, mild clay. Taste is tart fruit, clay, roasted malts, candied fruit. Medium bodied, fairly drinkable. 50th Old Ale!

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