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Ringwood Old Thumper (Bottle) (UK)

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Brewed by Ringwood (Marstons)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Ringwood, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally 5.6%, changed July 2013
Challenger, Goldings and Progress hops.
First brewed 1979.
*** AMERICANS PLEASE NOTE ***
Old Thumper is brewed in America by Shipyard.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Derbeth (435) - Kraków, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Amber colour, head does not last long. Aroma of toffee, with some fruit and hops. Medium bitterness. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
canddw (17) - - APR 18, 2015
Pours red golden, no head and low carbonation. Light nose with biscuit and bubblegum. Dry, fruity taste, lots of bubblegum, biscuit, strawberries, nice bitter finish. Good full palate. Has character and very drinkable.

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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1109) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 15, 2015
Pours a clear dark amber almost coppery color, topped with a medium non-lasting tan head. Mild malty aroma, some fruity and acaramel notes later on. A bit of bubblegum aroma initially. Taste starts sweet and slightly watery, followed by a very mild bitterness and a bit soapy feel. Easily drinkable, although could do with a bit more taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alexi91 (126) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tumbler. Supplier: ASDA (Bristol). Pours amber with very little head. Smooth taste with malty bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
custardtrout (7) - - APR 5, 2015 does not count
A surprising little gem, very clean with a spicy toffee taste. The beer itself is a clear ruby colour

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mihstudzinski (13) - - APR 1, 2015
Warka do 31.Stycznia 2016r. Czuc alkohol i to jedyna wada tego piwa. Gesta piana utrzymujaca sie do konca to najwiekszy plus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (215) - SCOTLAND - MAR 21, 2015
500ml bottle as Morrisons Dark Ale. Deep red colour with a thin, off white head. Toffee aroma, taste is toffee and soft fruit with a slightly metallic finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWS9 (526) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle. Spicy, grassy hop nose. Touch of caramel, spice, oily malt finish. Decent hops lining throughout. Good one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear reddish brown, nose is toffee, biscuit, taste is similar.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sarauckelman (237) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Clear ruby amber with minimal head. Rich full aroma, best described as of "beer", with hints of caramel and bread. Quite dry in contrast to the richness and sweetness of the aroma, with a peppery finish. Will be great with pizza.


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