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Brewed by Moorhouses
Style: English Strong Ale
Burnley, England

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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Pasteurised bottle 500ml.
A full malty flavoured beer with a strong fruity hop aftertaste.


hawthorne00's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawthorne00 (2351) - Melbourne, - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle. Pale amber with a small white head. Aroma of kumquats, grapefruit, honey, earth, light spices. Sweet light caramel and honey, plenty of citrus, firm bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
annunz123 (846) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 5, 2014
Got this on the discount rack at my local store. Mild, malty aroma, with some caramel and toffee. Bready flavor with caramel and toffee. A little citrus in a somewhat watery finish. Better than I expected.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1384) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Pours a clear copper color with a thick head and a good bit of lacing. Aroma of citrus, fruity with a bit of malt sweetness and grain. Taste of citrus, bit of malt sweetness, fruity with grain. Mild bitterness and a bit of a fruity finish. Fairly light body, smooth with a what seems like a grainy texture. Drinkable beer but short on the Strong Ale feel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (925) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Appearance: Clear copper with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Biscuit, floral, hint of citrus and marmalade. Taste: Low bitterness, low/medium sourness and medium sweetness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, biscuit, citrusy lingering finish. Comments: Very tasty and glass lace.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (1923) - Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Hazy amber/gold color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, hops, & fruit; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, hops, and fruit; Not too bad - but a strong ale?

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Connor66 (26) - - DEC 25, 2013
Murky golden colour, good head on pouring, bottle, but soon vanishes, slightly bitter taste, but I found it lingered to long after to make it pleasant, not a bad beer but not one I would rush to if I seen it on tap or on the shelf.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jamestulloch (1228) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Hazy amber body. Light carbonation. No head or lacing. Dull aroma of grain, metal and honey. Sweet flavour with a hint of lemon. Tastes like a sub par home brew. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft carbonation. Bland, bland, bland...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (1521) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle that Dad shared with me - cheers. Clear copper with a moderate off-white head. Rather pleasant aroma of mixed berries. A reasonably rich mouthfeel is ruined somewhat by an artificial fizz that doesn’t suit the style. Some berries in the taste too, along with lots of caramel and a balancing twist of lemon. Unfortunately a metallic tang comes through in the finish- yet another decent UK bitter that’s been ruined by pasteurization. Would like to try in decent nick on cask.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1801) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Pours a gold colour with a thin white head, malty aroma with some fruit, taste taste is light and sweet with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2712) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2013
500ml bottle from Morrisons, Ayr - clear deep golden, thin white head, weak malty aroma, very poor lacing, sweet, malty, toffee, moderate carbonation, nicely balanced

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (3171) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2013
500ml bottle from mr_h. Orange amber brown, reasonable head. Resin malt aroma. Metallic oaty resin malt flavour. Sweet metallic aftertaste. Not really my sort of beer.


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