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Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Old Ale
Stockport, England

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RATINGS: 844   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hrabren (720) - Zagreb, - NOV 24, 2012
Botlle from Ambrosetti, Berlin, Germany. Very dark with orange tint. Aroma of black berries, chocolate malt and some alcohol. Slightly sour, wine-like, fruity, spicey, very tasty. Lively mouthfeel, full body. The best ale I’ve tasted so far.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
woomThomas12 (178) - Falkenberg, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2016
The beer is unclear and very dark brown almost black. The foam is dirty white and will properly. The foam has medium to large bubbles that hang around for a while. The foam leave direct track in the glass. Here you are met by quite malty aromas and a little toasted. With hints of dried fruits such as dates, raisins, a little chocolate. Some herbs and brown sugar, nuts and a little molasses. Something small wet wood tar echo. The flavors reminiscent of the scents of roasted malt in the beginning. Here are some more sweetness and more chocolate and a little caramel. Some dried fruits of dates and raisins. Certain orange towards the end. Medium to full body. Moderate Carbonic. A little sweetness and soft bitterness. A little alcohol on the end.

3.2
   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.

3.9
   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.

3.5
   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

3.4
   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

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
UjoKlobasa (464) - 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.

3.4
   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!

3.6
   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

3.8
   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.

3.6
   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


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