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Youngs Dirty Dicks Ale

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Formerly brewed at Youngs
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Generally only available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles. Has appeared occasionally in cask.
A truly delicious mid-gravity ale brewed a high level of crystal malt, which delivers a full mellow flavour.
Maris Otter pale ale malt, Fuggles and East Kent hops, roasted and torrefied barley, crystal malt and fermentation sugar.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"i’d prefer a good esb to this sweeter and slightly heavier version. not bad at all, the sweetness is nice if you’re in the mood, but i like a little more hops."

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1401) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2012
First tasted this in Gabriels, Paisley in October 1997. Cask, handpump dispense. Dark ruby red in colour with a thick white head. Strong fruit note of bramble in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and good lacing. Mixed malts give a fiery maltloaf base with strong overtones of tart redcurrant fruit. Spicy hop resins imparet a dry bitter aftertaste long in intensity. Finish is malty with dry vinous fruit still evident in the mouth. A decent session bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redpooba (400) - New York, USA - FEB 24, 2012
From the aroma and color of this beer from is expecting a lot from the get go. Since the alcohol is a bit lower than usual for a premium beer the flavors have an opportunity to settle on the tongue longer. Reminds me of an Irish red ale but crafted a lot better and with better ingredients.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3293) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 24, 2012
spruce, leaves, leather, clove, licorice, smoke, caramel, coffee, chocolate, red, sparkling, frothy, brown foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, sticky,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2011
Bottle. Pours an amber body with an off white head. Malty body with caramel malts, light earth tones a hint of toffee and toast. Slight fruit tones appleish with a hint of paper and a lightly bitter toast finish. Eh alright.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10962) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 5, 2011
Süßer Röstmalzgeruch, getreidige Töne nicht ausgeschlossen. Unerwarteter Antrunk, untertönig malzig, im Vordergrund steht ein vollmundig sauer-getreidiger Ton. Mit der Zeit entwickelt sich ein würziges Aroma, ebenfalls milder als erwartet. Dazu kommt eine malzige Note, die das erste Mal halbwegs die erdachte Stärke hat. Milder malzig-saurer Abgang, der zu später Stunde noch röstmalzern wird. Etwas entäuschend bei dem mehr versprechenden Geruch. Test vom 10.5.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 10,10,8,9,11,9

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (1868) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Rather a shame this was retired. Nice dark colored bitter. Slightly caramely. Serving: Bottle

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2372) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
Originally rated September 2004. Poured an amber-orange colour with a fine head. The nose was fruity and hoppy. The taste, as well, was fruity (on the orange side). Could also taste the light caramel malts. Had a mild bitter finish. A pleasant english ale with a cool name, and a good story behind it (written on the label).

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
misterbeer (313) - greenwood, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2010
bottle-dirty water pour-aroma and taste of- sweet fruit-smooth bitter hop finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8782) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Nice brownish red pour in the glass with a thick white head. Nose and taste are complex malts, citrus, light cereals and light spices. Rated 11/17/2000


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