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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Old Ale
Bungay, England

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RATINGS: 530   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Cask; Seasonal - Winter. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
A deep ruby red strong ale with an excellent balance of malt sweetness and hop bitterness. A classic example of a ’winter warmer’; high in alcohol and rich in taste.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1322) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JAN 31, 2015
BOTTLE 50 CL. Right out of the bottle, you get a string raisin and nutty aroma, but, when poured into a glass, the beer smells very basic, almost lageresque. Fortunately, the hops come in waves. First, you get some black malts and raisins. When it arms up - it blossoms! You get some sweet and tart fruit freshness and some nuts. The taste starts as a dry stout - roast barley and moderate bitter finish. Later, the beer gets milder and the roast goes away. You also get some sweet and sour fruity notes. A hint of alcohol. Nice spicy hop finish.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laakus (70) - Nossebro, - JAN 10, 2015
Black with a lightbrown head. Quite too unbalanced taste in my opinion; lots of sweetness with surprisingly much taste of alcohol hitting through. Some roasty tones.A disappointment for me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Seffle (320) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle from SB 150109. Deep dark ruby with weak beige head. Heavily roasted coffee and caramelle in the nose with hints of old apples and figs. Very sweet full palate with some port, dried plums and dark chocolate. A very nice sippin' ale on a cold and dark winter evening. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BAE (23) - NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Smakt hjemme fra flaske. Skum og farge er ikke det sterkeste med denne ølen, men smaken er veldig bra. Fin balansert smak med hint av mørk sjokolade og karamell.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gbgbrouge (345) - SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2014
Poured from bottle, black opaque with low beige head. Aroma is full and complex, caramel, butterscotch, coffee, and some chocolate. Taste is sweet, medium malt body and a sweet sour finish. Notes of caramel, coffee, chocolate and liqourice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (298) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle, 500 ml. Really dark red colour, overall well balanced. Medium long finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wihlan (403) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
Flaska från systemet - brödig doft. Mörk som en vinter Ale ska vara. Kryddig och brända toner i smaken. Något tunn i kroppen.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (453) - SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget. Klar mörkröd vätska med stort ljust skum. Doftar vanilj, kaka och svagt av belgo. Söt Välbalanserad smak. Mycket bra julöl.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (366) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark with an off-white head. Sweet creamy aroma of roasted malts, toffee, caramel, chocolate, hint of coffee. Taste is sweet, roasted malts, creamy chocolate, coffee, caramel, dried fruits. Bitter roasted aftertaste. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer_est_deus (928) - örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2014
Mörk, mörk röd, nästan svart med ett brunt skum. Doft: Malt, jäst, tuggummi, bränt socker, spya, jäkligt övermogen frukt. Smak: Malt, trä, frukt, bränt socker, sockerdricka, pralin, kola, alkohol.


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