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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 10, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, white oak - wood, pepper, alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, spicy peppery, alcohol warm. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100803]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Deep reddish amber colour with no head. Aroma is fruits, some vanilla and mild wooden notes. Also has some stingingly sweet notes and mild alcohol. Flavour is similar, and rather alcoholic sweet stinging. Yet the wooden notes give it atleast some kind of balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2011
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2010. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty woody aroma with hints of caramel and some weak hints of hops. Dry malty woody caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a dry malty woody finish with some hints of caramel in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
3rd August 2010. GBBF
Clear brown beer. Tiny cream head. Light dry palate. Sourish yeasty start but thn some vanilla oak balances things well. Slight bitter aftertaste. Unusual abnd interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14174) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2010
CASK at BSF GBBF 2010 ... dark brown ... odd medicinal melon nose ... ah its fresh oak... its much fresher than most oak beers... like walking though an oak wood ... soft toffee very oaky ... juicy and quite unusual ... i like the fresh oak.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13564) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2010
Cask gravity at GBBF 2010. Yes woody on aroma. Dark brown. I quite like the oak/hop/malt mix. Some decent toffee. Oak reminds me of a wine. Structures it quite well. Quite likeable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9586) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2012
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy light tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla and oak, caramel and cookie malt, nutty, floral and pine hops and dates. Flavor is malt dominant, medium hops and bitterness, medium bourbon and vanilla with oak, dark fruity esters and a sweet finish. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 03/08/2010 (As Olivers 3 Lions Aged With American White Oak) Some fruit aroma. Mid brown coloured fruity spicy and a little rich on the palate with a hint of bitterness in a dry malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8173) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Draft. Bourbon barrel. Pours clear reddish amber. Nose/taste of caramel, oak, wood and sweet candy. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8019) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2010
Cask, GBBF 10. Dark brown with a beige foam. Aromas are oak and citrus caramel and toffee malts. Some barnyard notes. Malty and fruity. Flavours are sweet toffee and chocolate malts with citrus. Woody with alcohol on the finish. Bitter on the aftertaste.


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