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Three Castles Olde Ale

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Brewed by Three Castles
Style: Old Ale
Pewsey, England

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Cask; Seasonal - Winter. Also available bottle conditioned.
A full bodied dark beer with malt, fruit & chocolate in the aroma with hints of roast coffee & liquorice flavours leaving a long bittersweet aftertaste.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13106) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2010
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. An oily, quite clear beer, brown in color, and with a small, off-white head. Slightly sour aroma with a good dash of dark chocolate. Some berries-like sourness, and a fruity touch. Dried fruits too. It’s full-bodied and slightly warming, with flavors of dark chocolate, roasted malts, sour dark berries and some dried fruits. Rather dry and tart. Dry, bitter finish with some chocolate. Whether the sourness is intended or not I don’t know, but it was quite nice and suited the beer well. 100814

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (4381) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2010
50cl bottle from Dr.Ink of Fulham. Pours a dirty brown with a ring of coffee head; the powerful, pungent, aroma has strong coffee, bitter chocoalte and ripe red fruit; rather thin in the mouth to start but then thickening and releasing a mixture of flavours - raisins, coffee, damsons; before a dry finish where the alcohol makes its presence known without being too obvious about it. A really tasty ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2010
Brown with a lasting tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, dried fruits and cherries. Dry and fruity flavour with a fine roasted, coffee-like note and a slightly tart finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2010
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2010. Pours muddy brown with a small creamy off white head. Nose is dust, fruit, yeast and cocoa. Vaguely tart fruity flavor. Dry end. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (6301) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2010
Bottle. Pours brown with a medium light tan head. The aroma is light vinegar, chocolate, caramel and light roast. The flavour is light acidic with chocolate, caramel and tobacco notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TTODRBSG10 - Ulfborg.

Clear medium dark amber brown color with a small, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark berry, raisin. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light to moderate acidic and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, tobacco, lacto. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Maybe beer was infected but it did work for me ;O) [20100814]

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
shared by fonefan dark brown, smooth light yellow head aroma is sourish, faint spicy, caramelly flavor is sour, roast or tobacco, ends hoppy and roasted or tobacco.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a dark orangey brown with a small and rough off-white head. The nose has some roast and dark dried fruits - and a whiff of acetic acid. Medium body, rather low in carbonation, hard roast malts, again dark fruits with a dry finish. There’s a lingering tartness that indicates infection, but it doesn’t spoil the beer. 130810

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle, 6.3%. Roasted aroma, hinte of chocolate. Very darke browne colour. Small tanne head. The flavour is roasted and sour. Hard roasted malt. Seems infected, but tastes all righte.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Mahogany with a medium sized beige head. Sour aroma with roasted malt, lacto and dark fruits. Sour flavor with roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits and plenty of lacto. Finished sour.


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