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


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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
STEPHENDR (478) - California, USA - JAN 5, 2008
one pint .9 oz. glass bottle- color of deep amber, with a medium tan colored head - nose of roasted malts, slight coco, and mild hops – taste of roasted malts, dark roast coffee, some toffee, and mild hops - body is medium, and round , and with medium low carbonation – aftertaste of sweet malts, coffee, dry, and lingering

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5805) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
says ruby red, but looks like a porter to me. nice rich, malty aroma. a little chocolate, coffee, a touch of hops. similar flavor. smooth feel. now i remember why i really dig their porter and stout. definite house flavor, but it’s a good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (789) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 12, 2014
0,5L bottle. Pours brown with tan head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel, some grass and dark fruit notes. Flavor is sweet, caramel, burnt sugar, some malt and dark fruits. Finish is malty sweet and slightly nutty bitter. Overall: ok brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Percy0103 (193) - MEXICO - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle, 500ml. A pitch black beer with a small reddish hue at the bottom, a medium size brown creamy head and some lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, dry fruits and alcohol. Taste is bitter, well-balanced and with a mild finish. Faint carbonatation and astringency. A very drinkable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alkolas510 (661) - SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Kolsvart med litet ljusbrunt skum! Doftar sött av malt och lite kaffe. Smaken är söt lite jästig/kryddig och lite kaffe. Ok öl

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (824) - - FEB 21, 2014
Pours brown with a large offwhite head. Aroma of raisin, nut, treacle, bread. Fairly sweet up front, very subtle holiday spices giving way to dark bread, brown sugar, raisin, tobacco, subtle hopping. Lighter carbonation. Would be a nice beer to have with a smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
stefannilssons (1471) - SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2014
Det här var en rätt juste öl, helt obalanserad, men juste. Smaken bar toner av kaffe, choklad och kryddor, kroppen var okej men balansen sken med sin frånvaro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VictorStr (1334) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2014
Helt OK. Smaken lite kraftigare än aromen. Rostade toner maltig. Viss syrlighet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hallstein (129) - Skogn, NORWAY - 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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Appearance: Clear dark ruby/brown with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Bread, dried fruit, raisins, liquorice, butter scotch and subtle treacle. Note of banana, bubblegum and floral. Taste: Medium sweetness, and bitterness with low/medium sourness. Palate: Thick coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, astringent lingering liquorice, raisin, malty butter scotch finish, slight vinous quality. Comments: Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (625) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Couleur brune-rouge avec un beau col. Nez de caramel et de grain grillés. En bouche c’est très bon, Caramel,chocolat,café grains grillés. Une bonne bière mais qui ne révolutionne rien!

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