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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Old Stitch is based on a 17th century recipe developed by Frank Clark at Colonial Williamsburg.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (9997) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Draft at the source. Hazy maroon color, huge thick beige head. Aroma of burnt toast. Taste is slightly smokey caramel. Tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8283) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 21, 2013
355mL from the cheese shop in colonial Williamsburg. Pours a deeper cola, clear, Rockier tan foam. Good lace. Nose is sweet cola, milk chocolate, pumpkin, cookie. Taste is quite bitter, soapy, red apple, some chocolate, coffee, cookie, tootsie roll. Not bad. Fiancé rating : 3.4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7743) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Draft at Colonial Williamburg. Pours hazy dark brown with minimal off-tan head. Nose was earthy, bready vienna malt, mild cacao, nuts, and backup hops, Tasted rich, with an earthy nutty malt up front, some mid-palate cacao, and a smooth finish. This beer matched really well with the cramped and old-fashioned confines of the tavern we were in, and really seemed to fit the period well. It took me back in time.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5600) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Draft at Taphouse/Queensway. Dark brown and fairly "regular" looking fro an American brown. Nutty and caramel all the way, but evenly spread, quite drinkable and unoffensive. Creamy mouthfeel. The finish is a bit shallow and a let down; otherwise a good beer. (#5341, 11/23/2013)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5184) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Growler from Alewerks. Very dark, opaque brown cola colored pour. Tall, thick tan head. Aroma is strong toffee, caramel notes, molasses, and dark bread. Taste is chocolate covered nuts, caramel, light toffee, molasses, dark bread, toasted grains, and earthy hops. Body is medium with a soft, creamy carbonation. Ends with a touch more bitterness, chocolate, strong nuttiness, earthy hops, caramel, toasted bread, dark bready notes, soft grains and molasses.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4843) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Mom brought this one back from a trip to Williamsburg. +++ Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark brown color with faint orange highlights and a medium sized foamy tan head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was sweet and malty molasses, nut and wood. The flavor was malty, dryish and a bit bitter with notes of wood, nut and pretzel. Medium length bitter finish with lingering wood an nut. Medium body. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Draft at Brewery. Poured a medium-brown color with a slightly tan head. Aroma was nutty, caramel, toffee. Flavor was a touch of caramel, nut, toffee was there. Nice earthy notes and some grain in there. Pretty tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3735) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Near clear amber brown pour with large khaki head. Nose is distinct cocoa and coffee grounds. Flavor is malty toffee caramel, biscuit, smokey, earthy tobacco. Almost a malty bitterness on the finish. Some drying hops for balance. I certainly wouldn’t mistake it for sweet. A little watery thin with moderately low carbonation. Pretty good.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (3670) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Aroma of coffee, bran flakes, and unmalted roasted barley. Cloudy brown, thin yellow head. Robust, roasted barley flavor, kibble and coffee, grainy.. Good with berry pie.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eaglefan538 (2865) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - APR 21, 2014
Poured a dark color with tan colored head on draft. Aroma of chocolate and ash. Flavor followed maybe some licorice. Smokey too. Body was full and lightly carbonated some creaminess too. Nice porter / brown ale.


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