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Brewed by Yates (Isle of Wight)
Style: English Strong Ale
Sandown, England

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special.
Ruby coloured strong bitter to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Now brewed at Yates I.O.W


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
9th July 2008. BBE date of Jan 2007! Cloudy brown beer, initially has an unpleasnt soapy taste but this dispersed quickly. The sour malt with a very dry finish. Less dry would have improved this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2009
<i>Gravity dispense at Pig’s Ear Festival 2008, London</i>
Dark brown color. Mild caramel aroma, with a cheesy edge, lightly earthy (very light manure). Good caramel flavor, complemented by chocolate. Correct bitterness the final is essentially chocolate with a caramel background. Good but missing some dynamic kick from a better hopping.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2008
A Mes rate. Gravicask at Pigs Ear. Almost black with a slight off white collar. Nice chocolate, slight earthy malt and some lovely sweet malt giving excellent balance. Excellent bitter chocolate finish. The second beer I have had from Stumpys and although not quite so amazing as the other I am still liking their work a lot.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7396) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2008
Cask (gravity dispense), Reading Beer Festival, April 2006. Deep red-brown colour. Caramel malt aroma. Juicy, plummy fruit on the palate. Quite smooth mouthfeel with some warming alcohol. Easy-going for a beer of this strength - maybe a little too easygoing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2008
Bottle.Dark with a small head. Slightly sweet with a full body.Creamy texture with some bitterness. You know you are drinking it-it has a special presence.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2007
ruby brown, malt little sweetness in aroma, hoppy fruity with a nice malt balance. Strength didnt show through at all. but 7.2% is a bit high for this style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2006
Gravity cask @ Reading Beer Festival 2006. Pleasant malt aromas. Sweet but fairly drinkable with just hints at its strength.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (13828) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2006
Cask gravity at Reading BF 06. Malty beer with herby hop, bit of toffee/rubber. Dry malt. Bit too syrupy. I had no idea that it was this strong.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2006
Cask @ Reading 06: Amber in colour. Very fruity, and alcohol suprisingly well disguised. Simple and tasty.


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