Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Old Ale
Stockport, England


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RATINGS: 843   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Bottle: Filtered and pasteurised.
Changed from nip size to 330ml embossed bottle in 2006
First record of brewing in 1899.
Ingredients: British pale malt, crystal malt, small percentage of chocolate malt, caramel for colour adjustment. Goldings whole hops and small percentage of Northdown.
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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BenOver (248) - - JUL 4, 2014
Pours dark brown with no head. The smell is nothing special and is strongly yeasty. Taste is very full at first bit then a sour aftertaste kicks in, that ruins the beer for a second there. The good thing is the aftertaste quickly diminishes and you can enjoy the rest of the beer. Cheers

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svarun (99) - - JUN 17, 2016
Dark red to brown color, average sized creamy head. Caramel aroma with herbal notes. Strong roasty and chocolate taste with some lasting bitterness. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GarageBrewer80 (284) - SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2016
Köpt på SB. Mörkbrun färg med fluffig, smutsbrun skumkrona Doft av mörk fudge, körsbärslokör, sirap och knäck. Söt och frisk kropp med lite torr avslutning. Smak av knäck, smörkola, fudge, aprikosmarmelad, marsipan, ek- tunna och anis. Överraskande frisk för att vara så mörk och komplex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kostasgiotis (78) - GREECE - JUN 5, 2016
dark body with tanned head.aromas are malt and caramel.the taste is deep caramel and the warmth of alcohol.the aftertaste is bittersweet.very rich,complicated beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fillepolo (475) - SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a dark colour beer with a creamy head. Roasted malts with dried fruit and some chocolate. Dry finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
UjoKlobasa (460) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 2, 2016
Bottle. Dark chestnut color, slightly tan head, quickly fading. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, tar. Taste is medium sweet, light medium sour, light bitter. Not very pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enteogenisk (74) - Bålsta, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2016 (33 cl bottle in wine glass.) Pours hazelnut to black with an almost two finger think beige head. Aroma is slight with fine hints of dark malts which carries through well on the palate with some distinct banana! A very balanced and well crafted beer. Long finish. Thanks!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alex60 (146) - - MAY 30, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur brune assez sombre, mousse onctueuse beige, odeurs de caramel dur, de fruit murs, gout sur le caramel, le malt et les fruits murs, finale sur le caramel et l’alcool

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
felixll (30) - Rosemère, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2016
Bière brune bien translucide, col crème disparaissant rapidement. Arômes de caramel et de mélasse. Très ronde en bouche, mais pas outrageusement pour une scotch ale. Finale caramélisee et alcoolisée. Très bonne bière, a ré-essayer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fredd_an (245) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
Skumkrona i mocha brun i halvstora bubblor som direkt lägger sig lätt i en lättrunnen öl av vinigummi arom och lätt söt godis smak med enkel kropp ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2400) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 21, 2016
Couleur brune sombre, légère mousse beige. Nez caramel cremeux, fruits noirs, malt. Gout malté, boisé fut, caramel brun,fruits secs, alcool, bonne reglisse, Fin de vieux fruits madérisé, reglisse, bien longue, intense, pas commune.

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