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Ringwood Old Thumper (Bottle) (UK)

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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bozo_skeleton (522) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 20, 2014
Belle robe cuivrée, limpide, grosse carbo, collet moyen persistant, belle dentelle. Aromes faible caramel et champ de fleur, pointe de fruits sucrés ou miel. Relativement mince, bon equilibre sucre/amertume, final sur l’amertume prolongée mais pas trop seche

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hanoi (419) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Nose is berry, floral slight toffee. Taste is toffee, faint floral, cereal. Under whelming

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrepintado (1465) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 6, 2014
50cl bottle. Dark orange color. Thin head. Thin body. Medium bitter. Aroma is vanilla, caramel, hop, and light fruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
didnt have em at the same time, but this one seems brighter and livelier than the US release. maybe fresher?

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (112) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
floral, golden, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, its no more than a average ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (3347) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2014
From a pint bottle shared at Ryan’s. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of light caramel and toast. Light bodied. Crisp finish.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Straling (363) - Hoensbroek, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2014
Pours a clear amber colour with a little carbonation. Not a very pleasant aroma, almost like sewage. Taste is a whole different world, whereas the aroma is obnoxious at best, the test is fresh, hoppy and nicely bitter. Goes down smooth, thin bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10831) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Hopfig bitterer Antrunk, wenig metallern. Die Hopfigkeit steigt, süffig, geringe Malzigkeit. Hopfig bitterer Ausklang. 11/9/10/9/9/9

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dalfaro86 (291) - Mexico City, MEXICO - AUG 12, 2014
Pours a clear amber brew with a medium head with regular to poor retention, aroma is moderate sweet and low bitter with caramel, bread, nuts and grassy hops, medium to light bodied, flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to low bitter with a bittersweet finish and a short aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (350) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at home 7/8/14. Pours mid brown with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel and malt.Bbitter sweet finish dry.


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