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

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RATINGS: 413   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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Brianroz99 (123) - Mullica Hill, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2001

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Raytailgater (105) - Rockledge, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2002
Another good beer from Youngs

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ahole (38) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2006
This is one of my new favorites. A very good malty taste with a hint of sweetness like caramel or those roasted sugar coated nuts that they sell at county fairs. Great brown gold with a nice tan head. Not too think, but not so thin that it washes away like water. An excelent drink.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davhgbrew (925) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2002
I really loved this beer. It had the winey alcohol nose of like a good barley wine. Crisp nice finish, great pub brew.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - APR 25, 2002
Fonder of this than most. Poured to a huge, thick head that sloughed off in sheets. Wonderful nose, a bit spicy, slightly lemony, with some smokiness, almonds, and butterscotch. Love the flavor. Creamy start on the taste carries through to the end. Very complex flavor--get nutmeg, malted milk, butter, toffee, hazelnut, peatiness, and oakiness. Was nicely and toastily enjoyable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (8781) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2002
This beer rocks. It’s a bit on the sweet side, but, Yum anyway!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
homerman (40) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 27, 2002
this has a perfect balence of hops and malt. What a beautiful looking beer. I bought two just to rate. I wish i had bought more. this is a good everyday drink. I recomend it to any dirty dick.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3109) - 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,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RSRIZZO (1850) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAR 18, 2002
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2008 I am updating my previous rating as I had the opportunity to try this again. Hoppy, caramel smell with a sort of dark iced tea look. I liked the grassy finish and crisp bitter flavor.


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