Brewed by Theakston
Style: Old Ale
Masham, England


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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdunhill (243) - Brussels, - OCT 24, 2012
With a nutty wine like aroma and an amber red color with a perfect white and frothy head this Strong English Ale has so many unique attributes that you canít even define it. The taste is smooth to the tongue like a dry wine and yet has an abrupt palate that leaves you craving for more. It is simple but yet complementary to most any meal that you could imagine. Its an ale that the English should be proud of and make more of!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2638) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Cask at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Originally rated 06012012. Colour is dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, sweetness, caramel and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (1714) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Cask@the roebuck, burton. Dark brown beer with tight creamy medium head and good lacing. Aroma of raisins and treacle. Taste is dark fruit, licorice, sweetish malts and raisins. Medium bodied slightly sticky. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1388) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Cask at JDW, Balham 05/06. Pours a dark ruby brown with an off white head. Sweet, with treacle and dark fruit in the aroma. Medium body, light carbonation. Sticky, with lots of prune juice, caramel, light rum, hint of apple. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hidden_Pooch (276) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
Cask. Had this at the Great British Beer Festival. Probably my first and only old ale. Aroma was of black liquorice, fruits. It tasted very earthy with caramel, molasses, raisins and fruits. A very nice roasted malt flavour in there as well. Smooth and rich for everything going on with this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (117) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
On tap in the Shakespeare, Coventry. Brown, going on purple, not much head. Enjoyable, complex ale with something herby complimenting the fruits, like a mulled wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5096) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2014
Cask (Black Bull, Masham) - Dark brown with red tinges. Raisins, roasted malt and nuts in the aroma. Fruity, sweet and malty taste with raisins, dates and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (2356) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (952) - 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.

   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!

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