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Brewed at Hepworth

Style: English Strong Ale
Reading, England

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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"A Rather Serious English Double Ale"


Brewdork's rating

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours golden with thin white head which quickly disappears. Aroma is sweet malt and alcohol. Flavor is overly sweet with a slight alcohol finish. While not "seriously bad" it’s certainly not great, either.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (5983) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 17, 2014
"lighter in color than reindeers revolt, but more alcoholic. nose is sweet, bready and some corn with faint hops. flavor similar with a little grass. nothing really stands out here at all but the abv."

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2116) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a medium gold, with a white head. Malty, spicy aroma, dried fruit, caramel, yeast, lightly phenolic, earth, citrus. Off-dry, medium to full bodied, mid bitterness, crea,y CO2. Malty, caramelly, slightly sugary taste, hops, citrus, yeast, floral notes, bubblegum. The alcohol is very evident in the finish, almost burning. (2014-01-24)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (2945) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 18, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Originally rated 26112011. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Caramel, sweetness and malts.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2541) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle @ The No Creepy Country Ticks Tasting, courtesy of dEnk. Pours a clear amber beer with a thin white ring of head. Aroma is rather buttery, malty, caramel and yeasty. Flavor is very sweet, touches of aspartame and other artificial sweetners. Quite unbalanced and messy... Not very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
caesar (5218) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottled @ The Hague Tasting, small sample. Bit malty, bit yeasty notes, caramel. Bit bitter. Ok-ish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dEnk (3834) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is malty yeasty caramel. Quite bad. Flavour is malty yeasty Meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5473) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with MrHangover. Thin white head. Clear golden blond pour. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3470) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Poured medium amber with a small white ring. Aroma of caramel malt, cloying sweetness. Full body, flavour of toffee, cloying.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8549) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2014
50cl bottle [thanks to dEnk] @ home shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear dark golden color, full sized thick off-white head that lasts for a long while. Aroma has malts, some sweetness, red fruits, some hops. Taste malts, again red fruits, some alcohol, lightly sweet-bitter. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4152) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Super clear orange to amber colour with a medium sized white head. Smells glue, resin, oak, malts. Tastes malts, glue, nailpolish, sweet. Medium body, soft carbo.


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