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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 1269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Name changed from Old Brewery Pale Ale to Organic Pale Ale in 2011.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, yeast, hops.
Brewed with well water (the original well at the Old Brewery, sunk in 1758, is still in use, with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground); best barley malt, yeast and aromatic hops; fermented in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’ to create a full, rounded flavour and after-taste.
Best served at about 51°F (11°C).


Meilby's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10864) - Kristiansand, - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle 550ml @ My parents
Pours clear deep golden/copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a grassy finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (1990) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUL 23, 2016
Botella. @La Barrica 13, Candas. 22/07/2016 Color ámbar, Aroma caramelo, sabor maltoso cuerpo medio.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NallePalle (475) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle, 355 cl, bought at "upper glass", Mannheim. Delicious ale, well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (758) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2016
0.355 l bottle from World Beer Museum, Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo. Dark cloudy amber colour, with a decent head. Taste is malty in a sweetish way with some hops, but not very much, since this is not a bitter. End is still dry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eljebi (66) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 11, 2016
Pale Ale muy británica. De aromas y sabores dulces, a miel, pasas, pan y dátiles, con un toque floral a lúpulo que cierra el trago. Muy bebible pero a la vez compleja en matices. Chula

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (655) - ITALY - JUN 21, 2016
355ml bottle. Pours clear orange amber with a minimal off white head. Aroma is sweet with caramel and honey notes, taste is sweet malts, caramel, light final hoppy notes. The finish is slightly bitter with a nice dry touch. Medium body, light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cattaneopapa (277) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2016
550ml bottle from LCBO. 5% Alc./Vol. Pours a clear deep amber colour with one finger of lasting head. Aroma isn’t too impressing. Notes of roasted malts on the nose. Malty taste with notes of bread and hay with a hoppy finish. Moderate carbonation. Nothing special but easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiammanghilla (939) - Genova, ITALY - JUN 3, 2016
Bottiglia 35,5 cl @ jalapeno. Chiara con schiuma persistente. Un po’ pesante e amara. Non il meglio della giornata

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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1119) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 29, 2016
0.55l bottle. Clear amber body with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of caramel, biscuit, reisins, roasted malts and some floral hops. Taste of caramel, biscuit, toast, reisins, roasted malts with a bit of floral hops. As the label says it’s a nice showcase of malts. It’s also balanced between the sweet malts and the roasty, hoppy bitterness. One of the best bitters I’ve ever had.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rask0lnikov (612) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle. Dark amber, red colour. Medium head which dissappeared quite quickly. Malts, caramel, honey in the aroma. Caramel at first. Hints of honey and malts in the middle. Sweet, malty finish. Sweetness also in the aftertaste. Rather medium bodied, medium carbonated beer. Do not have interesting palate. Too sweet for me to be refteshing. Drinkable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (733) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 21, 2016
Dark bronze, yeasty aroma, dry and bitter with just a dash of fruitiness. Punchy raspberry aftertaste. Really cool pale ale.


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