Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England


on tap

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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3934) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2013
On tap at Bishops Arms. Sweet and malty with marmalade and chocolate. Similar taste, but also some nuts. Christmasy and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2012
Pours a clear and dark brown beer with a weak beige head. The aroma is malt, caramel, alcohol, slate, roasted and chocolate. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness and a low level of carbonation. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3777) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2012
On bottle at Håndverkerstuene. Black color, some foam. Aromas of coffee, licorice, lots of dried fruit & malt. Quite noticeable yeast influence.medium/full body & high complexity. Immediate sweetness, some bitterness. Enjoyable, but to sweet for my taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3740) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle at Dean’s Winter Shelter Tasting @ ABCBeers. Black to brown pour. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel malts, brown sugar and licorice. Flavor is bitter, roasty and licorice. Slightly thin body and a bit off balance, but still well drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3734) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3715) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle at home Boxing Day 2011 (2010 release)
Dark brown beer with slight creme head formation. Rich fruitcake and molasses, fairly dry and astringent malt, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3657) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel plus nutty, coffee

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (3607) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (3605) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2013
0.66l bottle @ Haantverkerstuene. This is a deep dark black one, struggling to get a head on this one and the one I get is light bubbly and off-white. Quite nice aroma. Lots of chocolate and vanilla. Some cocoa and wood as well. Light roasted with traces of something slightly herbal. Yheah, a really nice aroma. It’s just about average on the carbonation and thick oily on the mouthfeel. Really good Flavor, loaded with chocolate - the sweet kind, mint and again some cocoa. It’s a warming one this. Slightly burning he down throat in a gentle way. Hints of birch , cold coffee and roasted malts. Quite a smooth one this. Definitely the last for the day. 01.03.2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3518) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2012
Large tan head black pour soft carbonation aromas rich chocolate dark fruit liccorice molasses spice caramel the flavours malty chocolate molassess caramel cinnamon clove raisin ginger morishing stuff the finish rich but smooth old style porter well defined tastes spicy sweet malt fruit little sugar bitter seet finale bliss

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