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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A rustic dark ale


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2010
The beer poured a hazy brown color having a large beige colored head. The aroma was of toasted malt but with a hint of smoke. Toasted malt flavor also with a mild smokiness. Medium bodied.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2185) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Deep brown body with a frothy, beige head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of roasted grain, nuts, caramel. Note of fruit and a hint of metal. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Dry finish. Nuts, roast and caramel tastes. Nice balance of a malty beer with bittering hops.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
circinus (209) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle 65 cl from the Internets (Mikkellershop). Hazy ruby/mahogany with a light brown head. Fudge, dark fruit, slight chocolate, quite malty, brown sugar. Medium body, medium carbonation, slightly bitter finish, sticky.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franzen (290) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Roasted caramelly chocolatey aroma. Deep clear red colour. Chocolate and roasted malt in the taste as welll, good balance between malt and hops with focus on the malt, a bit sweet reminiscent of unmahsed malt. Medium body, lively carbonation. Nice brown ale, with lots of malty goodness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2014
22 ounce bottle served in snifter glasses and shared over some cuban food. What a beer! Tastes like slightly sour and tangy fruit cake, sweet and thoroughly aromatic with dried fruits. Murky brown appearance, low foam. Palate is more carbonated than I had expected. Medium bodied. Excellent beer. Another winner from Pretty Things. These guys are batting 1.000 with me so far.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (1892) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle at World Cup Brazil tasting. Clear brown body with a medium offwhite head. Malt, grain, sweet caramel, metallic, light hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle @ World Cup Tasting. England- Uruguay. Cheers to Hallinghansen. Pours dark ruby amber with a creamy head. Nutyy and fruity. Some caramel. Full bodied. Some syrupy sweetness. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (1897) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
13.06.2014, 0,65l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel malts, "knekk", nuts, malt candy, hay, roasted grain, chocolate. Taste is slightly dry, caramel malts, hay, roasted grain, alcohol, malt candy, "knekk", grass. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Fair enough.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (2578) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Bomber bought @ Bierkompass.de. Pours slightly hazy reddish brown with a rather small frothy brownish beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of spotty trace on the glass. Smell is malty and slightly earthy with caramel, dark bread, toffee, chocolate fudge, moist soil, charred wood, vanillin, liquorice fudge, moist grass and raisins in rum. Taste is bitter, slightly malty and earthy with toasted malts, caramel, toffee, sweet dark bread, moist soil, orange zest, cocoa powder, raisin bran, toasted cereal, charred wood and hints of banana bread. Mouthfeel is soft, dry, watery, round and light bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter and malty with toasted malts, caramel, toffee, sweet dark bread, moist grass, chocolate fudge, charred wood, vanilla fudge and hints of raisins. Very solid session brown ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1098) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
65 cl bottle @ home. Pours brown with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are caramel, nuts, sugar, and chocolate - with an ever so slightly bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7306) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle. Light chocolate-caramel malt and hay aroma. Dark brown with with small head. Lightly sweet chocolate malt, hay, and lightly bitter herbal flavor. Medium body. Nice.


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