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Brewed by Twickenham Fine Ales
Style: English Strong Ale
Twickenham, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
A strong, well-hopped ale. Powerful golden coloured beer with a fruity, citrus nose and flavour. A veritable Hop Bomb, with over a kilo of hops per brewers barrel, it avoids being too bitter with a skillful blend of American hops, making this a beer to be reckoned with. Handle with caution. Silver Medals at Reading Beer Festival 2007 and Peterborough Beer Festival 2006, as well as at SIBA SE Competition 2008 & 2009.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2008 Fruit and malt aromas. Golden coloured floral and strong in alcohol with a little dryness in a crisp and bitter full malt finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
8th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. Clear golden beer. Sharpish palate. Some IPAish hops and some wheaty malt. Bitterish finish. Difficult to pin down.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (1925) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2010
Orange hops throughout this classically drinkable ale. A quality bitterness as one would expect from Twickenham. Delicious.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
armando629 (2448) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 20, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011.
Deep golden one with a small lacing white head. Yeast, honey in the nose, a flowery-floral hop aroma. Caramel and malt based one wit a grassy-herbal op in the finish, at the end i have found the taste of honey-combs.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2011. A clear yellow/golden colored beer, with a white head. The aroma of some hop bitter with fruits and malts. The tatste is bitter with fruits like citrus and notes of caramel. The aftertaste is bitter with sweets.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9355) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 4, 2011
Evening session at GBBF ’11 while listen to The Chris Jagger Band at the main stage. One-third pint, hand pulled cask, at The Nightingale Bar. Crystal clear amber, shiny surface. Citrus fruits to the nose. Bitter hoppy fruits in flavour that lingers for quite a while. Sweet malty backbone, however, mostly bitter throughout. Medium bodied. Above par for the British ales at the festival (London, 03.08.2011).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJestersBeer (2258) - SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask. Pours a slighltly dull, medium amber, thin white head. Quite hoppy, spicy aroma, passionfruit, citrus, malt, yeast. Dry, medium body and bitterness, smooth. Fruity taste, quite hoppy, tropical fruits, citrus, malt, yeast, and a touch of alcohol burn in the finish. (2011-08-05)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reakt (949) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2009
Handpull @ ’Sporks, Crosse Keys. Pale amber with a thin white head. Extremely sweet malty nose with a little citrus hop beneath. Offensively sweet and cloying but has a nice bitter finish. Way too sweet for my taste, I couldn’t even finish a half.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerViking (3171) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2010
Cask, pours gold with thin lacy head. Aroma of citrus and herby hops and sweetness, creamy and rich on the palate, rapidly drying and with notes of peach, honey and vanilla. Long honey-bitter finish. Like a Tripel with attitude.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2012
Cask @ Moon Under Water, Hounslow
Fruity aroma with apricot, resin and some hay. Flavour is fruity with hops, resin, some caramel and hints of toffee. Tasty and excellent real ale.


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