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Twickenham Hill 60
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Brewed by Twickenham Fine Ales
Style: Old Ale
Twickenham, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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bottle, special
Limited to 375 bottles
A blend of dark ale, aged for two years in wood, and a fresh strong mild. A very complex beer with almost Madeira-like flavour, with treacle, malt and tannic notes and a fruity finish and refreshing sourness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6757) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
[6488-20140708] Bottle. Sour roasted grains aroma. Black brown body with a quick foamy tan head. Sour yeasty flavour has a nice long aftertaste. Medium-full body is boozy. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(Tasting at cgarvieuk’s, w/ him, BenH, jercraigs, Stuu666, others)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4099) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2014
500ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, tan head. Tannic, oaky, vinous aroma, blue grapes, a touch of soy sauce, Madeira sauce, treacle, even some milk chocolate. Taste has a slightly sweet, chocolately, malty basis, hints of sherry, a vinous, tart line, fruity, blue grapes, also a spicy line, Madeira sauce, laurel, dry, tannic, oaky overtones. Rich and complex, well balanced tartness due to the Mild Ale component.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nudiebear (124) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Poured opaque dark with a tan head. In the nose I got sourness (citrus), limonade and vanilla. The taste was reminiscent of wine, both sweet and sour and dry tannins. OK

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. A dark brown beer topped by a creamy, light tan head of very moderate size. Dried fruits, balsamic vinegar, rum-raisins, some dark malts. The flavor has a littlr roasted touch, with hints of dark chocolate. Rum raisin, balsamic vinegar and dark dried fruits too. Sweetness too. Full body and a soft carbonation, with dried fruits and some balsamic vinegar in the finish. Not really sure about this one. Sure it’s nice as hell, but still. Well, I’ll stick to my score. 140815

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is sour with notes of malt, vinegar, caramel, chocolate and dark fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium sour with a vinegar, wood, chocolate and hint of vanilla finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of malt, some cheesy notes, caramel ,licorice, sour dark berries and some roasted notes. Flavor is sweet and sour with some chocolate, vanilla, some roasted notes and slight funk. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
2014-07-08. Very dark brown black body with a quick brown head. 3++ Aroma of tangy dark fruit, dark malt. Flavour is similar, tangy dark fruit. Fairly tart and tangy. Average bodied palate, low carbonation. Decent. Bottle, Tasting at cgarvieuk’s, Edinburgh

"I’ll vote yes if England takes Glasgow."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle. Black with tan head. Sharp funky aroma, vingegar. Taste of sharp funk, vinegar, A little harsh, very acidic and sour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
bottle at home ... deep brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft thin tan lacing ... light bretty malt nose ... daark roasst ... massivee woody bretty nose ... soft roast ... dark malts ... soft berry roast ... sweet malts ... light bretty finish ... soft fruits

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, funky sour nose, berries, taste is dry, berries, tart, woody, sweet, toffee.


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