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Brewed by Wychwood (Marston’s)
Style: English Strong Ale
Witney, England

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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised
Only ever brewed under a full lunar moon, with crystal malts and sovereign hops for a rich, smooth sublimely satisfying taste of pure beer indulgence.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bosta (211) - SLOVENIA - APR 18, 2016
0,5l bottle. Pours clear amber color with big, biege head. Aroma of dry fruit, plums, caramel and dark malt. Sweet-bitter taste of candid fruite and hops. Full body, bitter and dry aftertaste.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - APR 17, 2016
Served in a snifter from a bottle. Clear dark amber colour with medium head. Aroma of caramel, dark malts, dry fruits, butterscotch and bread. Taste is nicely balanced, bitter-sweet, with malty, caramel and nutty notes. Alcohol is virtually unnoticeable. Long, pleasant, slightly dry finish. Great stuff!!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dzhigga (349) - Kirov, RUSSIA - MAR 22, 2016
Bottle. Clear tea-like color with medium head. Aroma of caramel, dry fruits, dark malt. Taste is nicely balanced, bittersweet, nutsy notes. Alcohol well hidden. Finish is rather long, dry. Good one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (2681) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle from Asda. Pours clear amber. Nose is red fruits, resin, sweet caramel. Tastes caramel, bitter resin, light booze, biscuit. Ok but a bit too strong for what it is.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
S_Lovecraft (11) - - FEB 20, 2016
Clean mahogany appearance with a minimal head, caramel and malt, Long and bitter finish. Really appreciated.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
L_Lovecraft (161) - - FEB 20, 2016
Fruity, caramel, mahogany with minimal and not persistant white head, taste of caramel, medium carbonation, medium body....good strong ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (2552) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2016
Backlog...................... @ Havregatan 20121221. Bottle from Systembolaget.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Night_Cap (57) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2016 Bottle 500ml. Served at cellar temperature. Pours a clear copper with a foamy, off-white head that is mostly lasting. Aroma is sweet and malty with earthy hops, toffee, vanilla bean, brown sugar, muscatels and marmalade . Flavour is very smooth and sweet with a light earthy hop bitterness, chestnuts, caramel, biscuits, brown sugar, dried currants and dried peaches. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, a chewy texture and a good length finish. Well hidden alcohol content. Finishes a little ’thin’ but tasty all the same.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marcius (398) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Copper color and average head. Fruity aroma with some caramel notes. Taste is sweet with a dry finish. Very good Strong ale

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2186) - , Ontario, CANADA - JAN 4, 2016
(bottle) clear, bright amber colour with a small beige head; aroma of toffee, flowers, balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish


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