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Youngs Dirty Dicks Ale

Formerly brewed at Young’s
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14944) - , 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bonster (182) - Jersey Shore, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2009
Bottle at Crab’s Claw. Had this one a few years ago. I have to admit I only tried this at first because I liked the name. Not a bad beer overall though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2008
Meeting at DØE, Aarhus syd, DK. Bottled, 191108. Amber with small head. Aroma of malt and notes of citrus. Flavor is caramel and hop spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wombler (27) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2008
Not seen in the uk any more. deep coloured with caramel and malts. Nice when you could get it in the Spread Eagle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (4879) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2008
500 ml, bb 17 Aug 07. This bottle says 5.2% abv (not 4.1% as indicated in info above). Hazy, iced-tea look with a large head that settles into a quarter-inch, lasting, sticky ring and leaves some cobwebs on the glass. Butterscotch and caramel, plus some spicy lemongrass and gunmetal in the nose. Citrus, resin, caramel flavors, with a nice bitter grassy-herb finish. Light-medium body is watery, smooth, and a little dry-tingly. One of the best bitters I’ve had, but the 5.2% probably really puts it in the ESB style, where it would still shine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
walleye (1094) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JAN 7, 2008
I cannot believe I haven’t rated this I had this a while ago. poured a nice amber color with a tan head. aroma malts, sweet, some hops , caramel, friuts. flavor malts, plums and other fruits lke it sweet, with a nice bitterness to it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RSRIZZO (1949) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 2, 2007
Had this beer on 1/22/2003. Color is a deep rich amber with good carbonation and a thin head. Aroma is a light sweet malt scent. Taste is light, malty and mildly toasted. Starting with a light/medium body it goes down smooth and easy with a hint of malt coming on. Finish comes on with a mild toasted malt flavor that flows into a nice full malt taste backed by a mellow bitterness. Overall its just a great brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2007
Still on the shelf at the local liquor store. Best by date: Aug. 17, 2007. Pours copper with a caramel malt aroma and some earthy hops. Flavor has caramel and nutty malts along with a slight earthy hop flavor or maybe that’s cardboard? A little similar to Anchor’s OSA in the flavor. I liked buying this from time to time so it is said to see it go.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoobysnak (333) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2007
Had this quiet a while ago... Apparently when they were still in business. Good caramelly flavors. Nothing spectacular but good none the less.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jwdevalue (158) - Neptune, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2007
This is part of a beer club. Had only one bottle but was decent for the price. Poured great and had a nice finish. Would do again.

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