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Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Old Ale
Stockport, England

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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HomeBrewHawk (464) - De Soto, Kansas, USA - JUN 10, 2012
11.2oz. bottle served in a Celebrator glass. Poured a deep reddish brown with a finger of light tan head. Fruit, molasses and a light hop aroma. Nice and malty with more molasses, caramel and some dark fruit. Fair amount of carbonation. Medium bodied. Hoppier finish than I would have expected from a British beer. Nice example of a British Old Ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (186) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
Bewertung importiert von bier index: 9 / 7 / 7 / 7 / 6 / 6 / 7 / 5 / 74

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
R4N5H (170) - SINGAPORE - FEB 28, 2015
33cl bottle (gift), consumed in Dubai on 27/02/15. Dark brown colour with a thin tan head. Full bodied, soft carbonation. Aroma of malt, fruit and caramel. Flavours of malt, treacle, coffee, chocolate and plum. Slightly spicy bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
branko (30) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 27, 2015
0,33 bottle. Dark color with fading head. Aroma of rosted malts, caramel and little alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebermilz (34) - GERMANY - FEB 24, 2015
creamy off-white head, dark brown. Aroma: Mokka, brioche, dried fruits.. Mouth: semi-sweet, full bodied, soft carbonation. Although it is quite high in alcohol, you don’t feel it. Could be good with a beef stew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolas510 (787) - SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
Mörkbrun med mellanstort vit skum. Mycket karamellmalt i doft och smak. Russin och fyllig.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1084) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
330 ml bottle, pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is rich with malts, dates, cherry notes, choc and nut, nice balance of flavour with a light bitter finish. Medium body, creamy texture with soft but lasting carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (200) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Butelka, pod mosteczkiem, warka do marca 2016. NIewysoka, ale i niebrzydka piana, nieco brudzaca szklo i zostajaca do konca cienka warstwa. Kolor brazowo-rubinowy, bardzo ciemny, w ciemnym pomieszczeniu wygladajacy na czarny. Aromaty palone, owocowe (estrowe - ciemne owoce - wisnie, sliwki, suszone figi), winne, karmelowe, toffi, - mile i intensywne. troszke chleba. Po ogrzaniu troche tez czuc alkohol, w wersji likierowej, nieprzeszkadzajacy. Rowniez po ogrzaniu mniej palonosci a wiecej owocowosci. Smak dosc analogiczny do powyzszych, czuc i slodycz i kwaskowosc. Sa tez posmaki slodowe, orzechowe, goryczki niemal nie ma. Posmaki niebzyt dlugie moze, ale bardzo mile - winno-owocowe. Niskie wysycenie, nie za duzo ciala, gladkie i nieco lepkie. Znow w smaku nieco alkoholu, ale wkomponowane w pozostale smaki - niejako zastepuje niemal nieobecna goryczke, zarazem bedac milym w odbiorze, ala sherry. Calosc w pierwszej chwili troche skojarzenie daje jakby porter z duza dawka estrowych owocow, niemniej szybko zanika palonosc. bardzo dobre piwo. zwlaszcza na zime. rozgrzewajace. kusi nastepnym razem sprobowanie Old Tom w wersji czekoladowej.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (423) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
Appearance is very dark ruby brown, almost black, opaque, an off-White beige head which hangs around. Aroma- rich fruit cake, vinous, port, caramel, marmalade, raisin, chocolate. Smells very nice. Taste- fairly boozy, nutty, caramel, burnt treacle, peppery, slightly spicy, marmalade, orange peel, some dark fruit, raisin. Quite slick and a bit clingy in the mouth, with a slightly port wine, bittersweet finish. Very good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarmok (110) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 14, 2015
Aroma: caramel, chocolate, alcohol, roasty. appearance: brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam. Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, roasty. Palate: medium body, slick feel, average carbonation,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
indrekr (43) - ESTONIA - FEB 14, 2015
Aroma: sweet, chocolate, brown, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,


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