San Marcos Old English Ale
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A traditional English ale with amber to copper colors but a bit heavier in flavor. Dispensed through a hand pump the end result is a rich creamy & foamy head. The CO2 level is considerably lower than the other ales and is served several degrees warmer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (7861) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Not feeling this one either. Would have been ok with regular old nitrogen, but on cask, waaaay too boring. Couldn’t get much of anything in the way of smell or taste. I know it’s a light sessionable style, but this was pushing the boundaries."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Cask pour is a hazy orange color with a white head. Sweet bready malt, light citrus, and very strong apple and pear esters. A bit of toast, plenty of fruit, and some sugar. Lots of sweet fruit and malt to this one. A light citrus quality, some toast, pears, apples, and lots of cider qualities. A very mild bitterness, a bit of yeast, and hints of caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2012
A clear amber colored beer, with a white head. The aroma of fruits, some caramelwith hop. The taste of fruit and caramel, notes of hop bitter. The aftertste is some fruity less bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
p1meatloaf (256) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - SEP 10, 2011
Taster from cask at brewery. Looks like light orange. Smells like almost nothing. Reminds me of water. Overall 4 of 10. I may just not like the style but not a lot going on with this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3018) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2011
From the beer engine poured an amber color with a fair amount of head. Nice light malty hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10404) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2010
Clear amber with a medium beige head. Aroma had caramel, toasted malt and hoppy notes. Flavour was dry with toasted malt, caramel and grassy hops. Finished dry and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (6463) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Clear amber color/ beige head, nice lacing. Mild malt powder sweet aromas. medium body. Lightly sweet malt powder, spicy caramel flavors. cask pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2009
Listed simply as ESB on cask at the brewery. Pours brown/amber with a big, creamy white head and good lace. Smells sweet and light, plain malts and some slight dish towel. Tastes sweet malty, smooth, kind of plain but still ok. Some nice, earthy hops as well, slight bitter on the finish. English style for shizzle. Medium body, smooth carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - FEB 28, 2009
Cask at the brewery. Great amber color with a nice cascading head. Nice bready malty aroma. Smooth taste with a little bitterness, pretty decent drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (10001) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2008
Sample at the brewpub. This beer is a mostly clear pale orange color with a compact and creamy ivory white head that diminishes slowly. Thin sheet of lacing on the glass. Sweet malty aroma with touches of floral hops. Medium, clean body with a balanced hops and malt profile. The finish has notes of caramel malt and resiny hops but is short-lived. Slightly above average overall.

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