Brewed at Hambleton

Style: English Strong Ale
Malton, England


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
NOTE: Following the closure of Malton brewery in 2004, all Suddabys branded beers have been contract brewed at Hambleton, Brown Cow or Cropton. However it not always clear which beers are currently brewed where.
Suddabys award winning Auld Bob is a rich dark full-bodied ale brewed with a combination of two hops and the finest English malt to produce a full flavoured and unique ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (33387) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2004
A deep red beer with a huge brown head. The aroma is sweet chocolately, but also with notes of vanilla. The flavor is sweet and very roasty, almost burnt, and with a very dry end. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9543) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2006
Bottle. Very dark brown with a dense cream head. Aromas are roast malts with chocolate and lots of berry fruit. Flavours are sweet coffee malts followed by strong alcohol notes. Also has winter fruit with mollases. Smooth on the palate with a dry, warming alcohol finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (9213) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown beer with a good sized white head, malty and ever so slightly hoppy in the aroma stakes. sweet roasted malty flavours with some fruit flavours present and good full body to this tasty ale. Very good beer indeed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9176) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Crown Hotel, Malton 11/12/2004 Mid to dark brown coloured and strong in alcohol. Fruity. Some bitterness and dryness in a lasting finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2004
Cask conditioned - no sparkler Malt Shovel Northampton BF. Malty nutty aroma. The beer is almost black but has russet tints to it. Chewy malty flavour typical of the style. A well balnced tasty beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5505) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2004
White Cliffs Winter Ales Fest. Gravity. Dark tangy old ale. Scarlet hued. Leads with the dark malt and finishes even darker. A splendid balance of sweet and bitter, both hovering like shimmering dragonflies, but never settling on either scale. Increasingly pleasant at the end of the festival with the band playing good stuff and chatting with good company.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (4065) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2016
Bottle from Suddaby’s Pub, Malton. Hazy dark brown with ruby red highlights and a large rocky head of white foam. It has a blackcurrant, cherry and currant flavour with rich malty and burnt toffee notes followed by floral rich red fruit and a roasted finish. Very Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2006
Dark brown with a few bubbles. Dark chocolate aroma, rather like a porter. A delicious sweet-sour fruit and chocolate malt taste with a full body and warm, dry alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rauchbier (3749) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2002
Bottled. Almost black-red in colour, moderate head and plenty of condition. Fruit and roast barley nose. Complex body with hints of licorice raisins toast and an underlying hop bitterness to prevent it from being too sweet. Becomes dry and winelike in the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JonMoore (2060) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2006
Bottle. Very dark brown with a touch of ruby and a thick beige head. Excellent lacing. Aroma is sweet, chocolatey and malty with some brown sugar and dark fruit. I have to say, that tastes superb; sweet, roasted, caramel, brown sugar and dark fruits again with some nice hops in the finish, great smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Outstanding.

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