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Old Luxters Barn Ale

Brewed by Old Luxters
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Henley-on-Thames, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Generally only available bottle conditioned.
This English Farmhouse Ale was traditionally brewed using our own blend of finest malted barleys, fresh hops, water, yeast and nothing else. Final fermentation takes place in bottle, to create for you, the serious beer drinker, this truly unique, hand crafted, real ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchad56 (151) - - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle - Golden amber with large white head. Heavy initial carbonation. Hoppy aroma slight ting on tongue and back of mouth. Pleasant hoppy taste with bitter finish - very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (2034) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Pours dark amber with a frothy white head. Aromas of orange, rye bread, honey, citrus, earthy musky notes. Taste is orange, citrus, honey, rye bread. Mouthfeel is quite smooth with low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1690) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2014
500ml bottle. Hazy brown amber colour, foam off-white head that slowly dissipates away and malty, fruity, yeasty aroma. Taste is sweetish malt with a sourish citrusy edge, some hay, wood, yeast plus a metallic hop bitterness. Slightly spritzy mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, earthy dry bitter finish. Quite drinkable ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottled 08/03/14. An amber brown coloured beer with pretty much no head. Fairly thin fruitiness in the nose. Nicer in the mouth. Good fruits and a bit of toffee sweetness. A tasty malt driven ESB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (2001) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2013
Backlog: bottled. Aroma’s: malty/grainy, a bit spicy herbal, hop-aromatic, some malty sweetness. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter. Light bodied, not too thin. Finishes with a nice bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6660) - ITALY - APR 20, 2013
Ambrata schiuma media non molto persistente didcreta nota maltata con leggere tosture un tocco di caramello discreto amaro corpo medio

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2465) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle. Deep copper coloured pour with small beige head on top. Fruity/bready aroma. Fruity, hoppy, bready taste. Refreshing and a very pleasant beer indeed. This beer is brewed at Hambleden near Henley which is a really beautiful English village.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11490) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2008
Bottle conditioned, 500 ml. Dark amber with slight head. Big flavoursome bitter, plenty of hops on a slightly caramel malt. The overwhelming flavour is of a tea like hop, dry, bittering with a slightly burnt note. A light touch of pine needle also on the tongue. It softens to the finish, but there is a slight stale note. Decent enough.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
asedzie (694) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 3, 2007
500 ml bottle. Pours a hazy beautiful copper with beige head. Aroma is fruity hops, berries, light citrus, yeast and bread dough. Some earth odors, as well. Very rich aroma. Very different from anything I’ve had. Prominent resinous, bitter hoppiness. Sweetness a level below this. Maltiness and caramel. Other aged flavors in there as well. Mouthfeel is soft and full. Very bitter. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (5223) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2007
Bottle conditioned, bought at Waitrose, Wokingham Mid-brown in colour, slightly hazy despite very careful pouring (and lots of sediment); light fruity flavour with a good, long-lasting, bitter follow through. Very easy to drink!

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