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Morrells Bicentenary Ale


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Marstons (Marstons plc)
Formerly brewed at Thomas Hardy Burtonwood

Style: English Strong Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle conditioned.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36362) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012

Bottle 275ml.

[ Vintage 1977 ]. Clear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, oxidide, victorian furniture. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, caramel, madera, sweet fruity, sugary, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120811]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (21122) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Bottled@chriso. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is wooden, cereals, some mild madeira notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, toffee and sweet maltyness. Pleasantly aged as for the flavour, but aroma wasn’t that top anymore after all these years. Quite mouthdrying palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5297) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2008
275ml bottle from Shropshire. Vintage 1981. Brewed in the original Morrell’s Oxford Brewery. Slight hiss on opening. A pale, unclear amber. Quite sweet and toffeeish. Some marmite. Hints of cardboard. Creamy, light carbonation. This is a decent ale which has some Belgian, Bier de Garde and Saison qualities about it, in addition to English Strong Ale. A pale ale of decent strength and character. Nice one.

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