RateBeer
Thornbridge Merrie (Merry)
     click to upload
overall
63
56
style
Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: English Strong Ale
Bakewell, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Christmas seasonal.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2011

Draught @ Euston Tap, 190 Euston Road, London, Greater London, England NW1 2EF.

Clear medium to dark brown colour with a average, frothy - fizzy, good to excellent lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, sweet dark malt, spicy, mango, acidic - milky notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, spicy, sweet cinnamon and ginger ! Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is flat. [20101231]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14715) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2011
cask at NWAF ... brown ... sweet cherry dark fruit ... little cinamon and ginger ... heavy spiced front ... light roast malts ... littlr clove ... littler christmas pudding ... little herby

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (12383) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Cask at Churchkey. Amber color. Very nice pine aroma. Taste is light bodied chocolate. Decent character.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2011
Cask. Clear copper body topped by beige head, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, cinnamon, orange/earthy, light anise. Taste is moderately sweet, earthy/orange, cinnamon, some bread. Soft light-medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11355) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2010
Cask at the Euston Tap. Dark garnet pour with a sturdy, white cream head. Malty aroma, with some cinnamon and other wintery spices, sugarplums, and hazelnut. Lovely, spicy flavor with perhaps nuitmeg and cinnamon, along with gingerbread, and faintly bitter lemon. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Dries out a good bit in the finish, with lingering spices, some ginger tang, and sweet bread, along with modest bitterness. Better than decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10165) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
A dark maple amber ale with a thin moka head. In aroma, faint caramel malt and herbal British hops. In mouth, a light nutty and woody malt with herbaceous green hops, astringence, light maple notes, not bad. Cask at Get Real NY, March 19th 2011.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2009 1. Cask Handpump at the Fat Cat, Sheffield 13/12/2008 Spiced aroma. Dark red coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with some spice. Crisp and slightly bitter malt finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Brewery Tap, Sheffield 19/12/2009 Hoppy aroma. Mid brown amber coloured a little rich on the palate and spicy with a crisp and slightly dry malt finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Cask conditioned air pressure Tapped Leeds 07/01/14. A brown beer with a white head and lace. A spicy and floral beer. The spices really enhance this unlike some other beers where it gets in the way. The hops seem floral Saazy and work well. Very very easy to drink. Seems to hide the alcohol well, Lovely balance of flavours. A great beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8510) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 2, 2011
Cask at Get Real New York. Deep amber pour. The nose is of lavender, hibiscus and stewed fruit as well. A little bit of astringency on the back of the soft pale malt. A bit of woodiness toward the finish as well. Decent flavour - but the palate isn’t quite right.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7588) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
On cask warm. It smells pretty great with some flowery lavender, the taste is a lot more tame and perhaps lacks the flavor I would have liked.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50