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Timothy Taylor Ram Tam

Brewed by Timothy Taylor
Style: Old Ale
Keighley, England


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Seasonal - Winter.
A dark, strong beer that has a reputation as a 'Winter Warmer'. Wholesome and satisfying, this mellow beer has body and depth, leaving a pleasant fruity afterglow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Cask at The Bridge, Rotherham; didn’t make notes as pub was packed, but this ruby ale must have been pretty good as I ordered more than one; faintly recall a thickish mouthfeel and enjoyable flavours of dark fruit and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1679) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Cask in the Racehorse, Kettlewell. Mahogany with a good tan head. Some nice fruity malt flavour to this with a very slight vinegar edge that suggests it’s on its way out. Still not a bad drop in this condition. Notes of blackcurrant, toffee, coffee. OK, but need to try again some time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2018) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Good ruby beer tan head lacing. Aroma is slight fruits lots of malts. Taste is fruity sweet bready malts light bitterness. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5157) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2014
Cask at Brigantes, York. Dark brown, thin off-white head. Aromas of light toffee> taste has a tanninn-y, iron note, almost blood-like. Bit odd.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
CidermanUK (1) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014 does not count
One of my all time favourite ales from the end of the last century. It has stong chocolate and caramel flavours while smelling of old style breweries. Deep in colour almost ruby rather than brown, dark yet inviting. Not too strong and so very quaffable ale, always worth a swift on on those cold winter evenings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10974) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Slip Inn, York. Dark brown with cream head. Darkly roasted malt flavours with a drying maltiness, some tartness, some caramel. Earthy and hints of sour cherry.Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (5065) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2013
Black with a very small head. It has a small sweet aroma but lacking in flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1641) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2013
Cask at the Crown, Manfield. Ruddy brown body. Off white head. Nose is spice, roast, chocolate, green apples. red fruit. Bittersweet. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3319) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2013
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear very dark red brown, small creamy tan head, some lacing, sweet, well balanced, caramel flavour smooth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2012
4th February 2010
Chelmsford Winter Fest. Clear very dark brown beer. No head. Light semi dry palate. Light tangy sourness. Mild creamy dark malt offset by mildly sour fruit - orange, cherry, pear, apple and a little citrus - all well buried but pleasant.

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