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Brewed by Theakston
Style: Old Ale
Masham, England

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Cask; Regular.
The beer that made Masham famous! A rich, dark, smooth-tasting beer with an unequalled flavour. Brewed using the traditional Fuggle hop, Old Peculier is our best known beer and has a large and enthusiastic following all over Britain and around the world.


ianwelby's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (338) - - JUN 24, 2013
Dark red beer with a slightly bubbly head and smells of a mix of fruit and malt. The flavour is of fruit (some sort of red berry, perhaps?) and strong, toasty malt which carries through with a touch of hop for a lasting finish.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (2132) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2014
On cask at the Grosvenor. Appearance - dark chestnut with a red chink. Nose - spice and raisins. Taste - apples raisins and some sweet spices. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long elegant finish. Overall - superb ale. Perfect balance.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (639) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Cask in the Dacre Arms, Bransburton. Mahogany with a tan head. Iíve always enjoyed a pint of Old Peculier and it certainly didnít disappoint this time around. Richg with notes of fruit cake, caramel, roast malts, coffee and toffee. Lovely and drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask - Dark brown with Reddish tinge. Malty (lightly roasted malts, caramel, milk chocolate). Quite fruity (berries & dark fruits). Sweetish. Good malt/hop balance. Fruity malty finish. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (505) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Cask @ George Hotel, Hull. Very dark brown, lively with massive head. Liquorice and dark fruit dominate the aroma. A sweet beer, only mildly tempered in the taste with a bitter edge in the finish and aftertaste. A great beer with many imitators but few challengers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1071) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
A dark dark brown coloured beer with reddish tints and a weak off white head. A roasted malt aroma, meaty and nutty, vinous with lots of dark fruit. Dry mouthfeel. A dry roasted malt taste, Marmite meatiness and nutty, with a vinous dark fruit flavour that also brings forward a hint of liquorice. Towards the end is a grassy, hop flavour that refreshes the heavy malt domination.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (4875) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2014
Cask at The Flying Horse, Gatwick. Pours dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of malts, caramel wood and red berries. Smooth and flat mouthfeel. Taste is light sweet dark red berries, lingering berries, ok, but flat as a pancake.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
anfractuosity (79) - - DEC 23, 2013
Absolutely fantastic, bought one of their wooden casks of Old Peculier for Christmas - Iíd highly recommend. You can taste the vanilla from the wood!

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
s_hartshorne (649) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Cask elephant and castle wakeield. A great dark ruby colour good light tan head great lacing. Aroma is sweet malts and dark fruits. Taste is same as aroma with a great bitter finish. Brill thick body. A very very good pint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5331) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
Cockney Pub, Aarhus, Dk. Cask, 191213. Brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Flavor of caramel, berries and hop bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DroolYeast (105) - Odder, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2013
Mild sweet malty aroma. Pours dark brown with red notes. Nice thick foamy head. Lovely mild and creamy! Mild bitterness and a little sweet. Very little metallic.


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