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Palmers Tally Ho!

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Brewed by Palmers
Style: Old Ale
Bridport, England

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available in pasteurised bottle.
Strong, complex and full of deep distinctive flavours. A rich fruit cake flavour from roasted malt. First brewed in the 1940s, this prize-winning dark strong old ale has a loyal following among real ale connoisseurs.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2015
Bottle at Chris and Ruth’s pre-GBBF tasting 2015. Clear deep amber beer with an beige head. Malty caramell fruity a bit vinous aroma. Malty caramell fruity citrus flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KyotoLefty (7853) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle nose is minerally chocolate and caramel. Thin, light, mineral and caramel flavor. Weak overall.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4648) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle at Chris & Ruth’s pre GBBF shindig; clear burnished amber pour with a foamy beige head, aroma has dark fruits with a hint of caramel, taste has caramel along with raisins, some malt and Christmas spices.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14164) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle at Chris and Ruth’s pre-GBBF tasting 2015. Clear deep amber beer with a small beige head. Malty caramel aroma, toffee, vinous, fruity, raisins, biscuits, some raisins. Malty caramel flavor, toffee, caramel, raisins, some citrus and grapes. Quite nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35937) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted and breadish. Dry, toasted and light bitter. Roasted dry malty into the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1663) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2015 Cask @ The RopeMakers Bridport ,Dorset ; The only Palmers beer worth drinking as the rest in their catalogue of God awful beers are well fucken God awful , but when visiting my parents who have relocated to unsophisticated craft beer wasteland of Dorset - I drink this stuff ,and its pretty good as a compensation ! In a large dimpled jug - its got kinda ’old man’ beer vibes ... A nice palate , with rich winy notes , caramel, treacle , burnt toast , burnt licorice , a bit of raisin , dry burnt bitterness kinda lingers through ; Its a brooding dark brown/purple ; If youre in piss-ant Dorset , and in a shitty Palmers pub - get this ..the best of a bad bunch !

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (353) - - JAN 15, 2015
Sampled as a Christmas Edition (Tally Ho Ho Ho) from a bottle purchased in Dorset (thanks Rachel!). Pours a dark brown with a thin head. Not much carbonation. Rich aromas, and a complex taste dominated by raisins and sugared dates. Good dry hop flavour to balance the sweetness. A little cloying, but a great winter warmer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (852) - - NOV 21, 2014
Mild smokey aroma. Slightly sweet smelling. Quite spicey tasting with a hit of smoke. Gorgeous dark colour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2455) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Cask at Watford Beer Festival, Watford, Herts. A dark brown coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Rich, dark fruit, caramel aroma. Tastes rich, dark fruit, caramel, Christmas cake.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2014
Cask stillage at The Watford Beer Festival 2012. Poured a deep ruby, with a rocky, off white head. Aroma of big malt, toffee and raisins. Roasted malt flavours, with dried fruit and biscuit. Finish was fruitcake, burnt sugar and spice.


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