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


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RATINGS: 522   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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hallstein (175) - Skogn, - JAN 21, 2014
Malty aroma with notes of dark fruits, raisins, brown sugar, with a dry bready note to it. hop aroma is herbal and typical english. Flavor that has a clear malty aroma, not too roasty and well balanced. This is a very good ale. I’d buy it again, at winter ;)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (6079) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 3, 2015
Bottled 500ml. -from Vrutak Zagreb. Reddish/brown coloured, small beige head, malty nose. Slight roasted malt, caramel, dried fruits, notes of chocolate and alcohol with mild bitter finish. Not so complex for a true winter brew but also not bad at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (80) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 12, 2015
Black colored with weakish tan head. Aroma is basically a chocolate cake with nuts and spices. Taste is sweet chocolate, nuts, winter spice mix, with a bitter dry cocoa finish. Medium bodied but hot cocoa thick. Not a St. Peters fan but this one is very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1029) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laakus (38) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Seffle (217) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BAE (21) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gbgbrouge (256) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (183) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle, 500 ml. Really dark red colour, overall well balanced. Medium long finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wihlan (363) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (367) - 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.

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