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Olivers Manchester Cream Ale

Olivers Manchester Cream Ale
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A Northern English style Bitter characterized by a rich creamy head and working class body, robust flavor and a bright amber color. This beer will fly with R.A.F. Wings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5768) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2016
On tap at Mussel Bar, Bethesda as "Coventry Cream NITRO." Light copper body with tannish head. Nose is malts, caramel, some floral notes. Taste is caramel, malts, toffee. Nice creamy texture. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (935) - SINGAPORE - JUN 10, 2015
6%ABV. English Bitter Actually has a nose that has fresh pleasant flavors of vanilla and sweet buttter. There is a thin creamy tan head and a deep amber color coming in at 20ºSRM. Heavy ponderous mouthfeel, slightly salty and sour. Good malty body. Substantial without being showy. Good quality bitters Clean without being cloying. Goes on Favorites List for English Bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gueuze (814) - - JUN 5, 2015
Farbe dunkel amber. Geruch unauffällig, leicht fruchtig und nach Getreide. Wenig co2. Krautig im Geschmack. Irgendwie schaal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tayeth (538) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
Geruch relativ süß und geht in Richtung Schwarzbrot. Geschmack relativ getreidig, ausgewogene Bittere.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1237) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - SEP 18, 2014
On tap at Pratts. Aroma of roasted malt. Another nice lookin beer - mahogany red with creamy head. Creamy roasted malt with piney hops, caramel and citrus notes. Hand pumped draw gives this a creamy feel. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1958) - Maryland, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Appearance: clear coppery light brown, with one finger of creamy nitro beige head. Aroma: graham crackers, toffee, a bit of cardboard. Taste: caramel hard candy, toffee, a bit nutty, with some mellow, earthy hops. Finish: smooth and creamy, with just a hint of minerality or metal at the end. Notes: Very enjoyable, with sweet and nutty malts buoyed by a creamy smooth palate. On tap at the Ale House Columbia as Coventry Cream Ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (4803) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 6, 2013
With Tim. Coventry Cream on tap at Pratt Street Ale House. Slightly sour. Smooth, pleasant flavor. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (5140) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Tap. Pours clear copper with a trace of creamy white head. Aroma is caramel and cookie malts, floral hops, lemon, grassy notes, and light vegetal notes. Flavor is sweet malt forward with dry hops (light bitterness), light fruit esters, and some vegetal notes; not much of a finish. Light body and low carbonation. Maybe a bad batch? What I had a year ago was much better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2012
hazy amber, lasting cream head, moderate lacing. Lightly spiced nose of nutmeg, mushroom dankness. Flavor a bit vegetal, heavy spice sweetness, chocolate, off sour notes drawing light ash contrast in finish. Soft profile smothers tongue. Can you say ash blanket?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Tap at Pratt St Alehouse. Pours a clear tea amber. Thick, creamy cask or nitro looking head. Muted nose. Taste is dusty and vegetal. Mild bark bitterness. Not a lot going on, though almost every beer of the 10 we sampled as a group had some very astringent and chemical flavors. I think there is a major flaw in the overall brewing process here.

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