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Brewed by Dominion (prev Pitfield)
Style: English Strong Ale
Epping, England

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Botle Conditioned. Occasionally on cask.
Recipe from Durden Park Beer Circle - "Old British Beers and How to Make Them"
Ingredients: Maris Otter; Crystal Malt; Northdown hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
Bottle 500ml.
[ Trade by cgarvieuk ]. Clear light to medium amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, vintage malt, light roasted, dark berry - dried fruit, licorice notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091114]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is solid malty and overripe fruity. Sweet and caramelish and light overripe fruity. Roasted and overripe fruity flavoured into a lingering phenolic finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29022) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with an orangey head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, metal, and over ripe fruits - crazy. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of caramel, alcohol, metal, over ripe fruits, vitamins, leading to a dry metallic finish. Thanks fonefan for sharing.
Earlier Rating: 7/31/2005 Total Score: 3.6
An orange-amber beer with a nice orange head. The aroma is sweet hoppy combined with notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet with light notes of alcohol and caramel, the latter giving it a sticky mouthfeel.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a cloudy amber with a yellowish head. Aroma of caramel and typical hopeless skewed British hops. Medium body, a little low in carbonation, yeast, fruit and phenols. Warming alcohol in the finish. 141109
Earlier Rating: 7/31/2005 Total Score: 3.1
(Bottle 50 cl) Slightly hazy amber beer with a decent off-white head. Sweet, malty, alcoholic nose. Very sweet, malty flavours with a strong alcohol which is too much for this beer’s body. 250705

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2005
Bottled. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet fruity aroma. Sweet flavour with lots of fruits and alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Bottled (2007)@The Chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011 "Donkey Dork Lord Edition". Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, earth and some slight yeasty and mild wooden notes. Flavour is quite much the same. Rather mellow. Hayish in the finish. Mild alcohol sweetness lurking as well.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2003
Bottled. Hazy dark orange. Aroma of toffee, melon and plum brandy. Very sweet, soft rounded mouthfeel, but from there on sticky syrup takes over, and it leaves a cloying feeling in my throat.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle. Pours a copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity spicy and slightly alcoholic aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweetish malty caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2005
Dark amber color, small head. Some vegetables aroma (seems to be a constant in Pitfield’s beers). Some malt, still a bit dry when too cold, but vegetable (celery), that is not really pleasant; a bith grassy and herbal. If not for the celery, it is quite good, but we don’t feel the need for it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2011
25th November 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Fairly flat orangey looking pale beer. Distinctly sweet and fruity start gives way to malt and a slighty bitter finish with noticeable alcohol.


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