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Olivers Manchester Cream Ale
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (12126) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 23, 2006
Beige head atop clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, some cola, vanilla, earthy, light salt. Taste is medium sweet, earthy, some cola, light vanilla, salt. Soft, light-medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5572) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2006
Draft at Wharf Rat on Pratt. Rusty gold with a tall creamy white head. Nose is flowery, lightly hopped and semi-sweet. Taste is malty, sweet, flowery, fruity, and has some light hops. Body is creamy and smooth with mild carbonation. Finishes with more sweet malts, flowery and slightly spicy hops and fruit notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10085) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Nitro... Hazy, deep amber ale with a mid-sized, creamy, almost beige head. Impeccable retention. The nose is greatly diminished by the nitro infusion, but as the herbal, earthy beer warms there are gentle reminders of leather, butter and grapefruit. Good balance in flavor. Well-bittered for the style. No sweetness. Medium-bodied and creamy with soft carbonation. Lengthy, crisp, bitter finish. Great cream ale!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2006
(Draught) Pours an amber body with a moderate off-white head. Malty and creamy; enjoyable ESB.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2005
Very creamy and delicious. One of the better ones available at the brewpub. Easy to drink in everyway. A wonderful beer. Cream is the appropriate word.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - SEP 11, 2004
One of the nicest textures I ever had in a beer. Dark brown, almost opaque color, with a tannish creamy foamy head. Could taste a hint of hops, but moreso dominated by maltiness. Smooth drinking, and a heck of a lot better than boddington’s.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUN 22, 2004
The brewery’s take on Boddington’s. The beer focuses on mouthfeel and forgets to employ flavor. Not bad. But sure as hell not "robust", as the commercial description indicates.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (6016) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 13, 2003
This is a very dark amber beer with a big creamy head. It's milky smooth, heartily malty and wonderfully robust in the tradition of the best British bitters. Beautiful.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzzler67 (1563) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2003
On a nitro tap, a beautiful looking pint. Big head, lacing that lasted until the end. Subdued nose of malts and grain. Smooth, velvety taste. Pleasantly bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
obxdude10 (2116) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2002
Very smooth, kept a great head throught the pint


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