Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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.

tbw2008's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tbw2008 (14) - Bedfordshire, - FEB 18, 2009
Cask, GBBF Deep brown beer, powerful aromas of tinned fruit and boiled puddings. Excessively sweet flavour ruins otherwise attractive taste. Ultimately though, this cloying, overpowering sickliness spoilt it for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (430) - - JUL 4, 2015
Dark with almost no head. Almost sour nose. Dark, dried fruit that is quite light. Sweet & caramelly. Rated by BrewTom

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandman (2356) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2015
old notes and some words to describe: huge amount of sweet grainy malt, some alcohol. there is absolutely character in this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (383) - Durham, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
On draught at Chippenham Beer Festival. Black. Aroma is rum, red fruits. Medium body, a bit fizzy on the finish. Some burn from alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (540) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 27, 2015
Draught/bottle. Black with ruby reflexes, small beige head. In aroma roasted malt, coffee, dried fruits, nuts and hint of vanilla. In taste malty, some caramel, molases, dried fruits with low roastiness in the end. Medium bodied, smooth, low carbonation. In draught version metalic notes. Complex yet very drinkable. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PabloZab (470) - Wroclaw, POLAND - APR 17, 2015
Tap (Szynkarnia, Wroclaw). Barwa brunatna, bezowa piana, niezbyt trwala redukujaca sie do cienkiego kozuszka. Aromat slodowy z wyraznymi nutami sherry, owocowymi; intensywny, slodkawy z przyjemna subtelna nuta palona w tle. W smaku mocno slodowe, palono-owocowe z delikatnie rozgrzewajaca nuta alkoholu. Posmak slodowo-owocowy. Piwo tresciwe ale jak na swoja moc dobrze pijalne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (3206) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 14, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at Troubles’ place. Black with beige head. A little vinous, dry, some raisins and earth aroma, dry, bitter, a little woodsy taste. Full body, dry, woodsy, a little alcoholic aftertaste. Very good and complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (892) - Wrocław, POLAND - APR 11, 2015
Black, tanned long-lasting foam, roasty, banana, some caramel and alcohol, medium bitterness, medium- sweetness, medium body, quite smooth feel, soft carbonation, long dry finish Overall: Complex, interesting, tasty

-- rated with beerbasher

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (6188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, dark fruit, light smoke, taste is smooth and chocolatey.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dambor (164) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2015
On tap. Pours black with a nice head. Aroma: roasted malt, sweet coffee, raisins, dark fruit. Taste: a lot of roasted malt with coffee taste, followed by plums and a hoppy aftertaste. It is pretty heavy in taste, which makes you immediately understand this is an old ale. ABV is not super high (7%) but the heaviness is present. I understand it is on purpose and I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (6400) - ITALY - JAN 25, 2015
bottle scura schiuma media discreta persistenza buon corpo lieve melassa lieve note tostate un tocco etilico buona intensita

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