Batemans Rosey Nosey (Bottle)

Formerly brewed at Batemans
Style: Old Ale
Wainfleet, England


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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Pasteurised. Available in November and December. Bottled by Marstons.
A complex, rich tasting beer with plenty of roast malt character and generous hop flavour.
Colour: EBC 55. Bitterness: EBU 35. Hops: Goldings, Challenger, Liberty. Malt: Maris Otter

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (6316) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Pours deep, dark copper with a rough-bubbled, beige head. Berry, caramel aroma. Taste is bready malt, nut bitter, berry.... A little flat, overall not too bad....just unremarkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
s_hartshorne (2685) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle morrisons. No head. A v dark amber colour. Aroma is red berrie and malts. Taste is red berries fruity with a good balance of hop and malt. It has a strong carbonation. Nice enough not particularly festive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Graham77 (466) - SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Better than their Christmas Eve offering but nothing special. Sweet, fruity and lightly hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5663) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Nose of nice dark toffee/caramel malts with sly edges of sweetness and mild fruitiness thats been put down. Very slight English hops but some pleasant and distinct Old Ale streaks underneath. Beautifully tawny out of the neck but deepens as it collects in the glass to a dull blood red, supports a lacing beige head much the strange consistency of its root beer float counterpart. Light body with little malt tumble and even less carbonation, firm butter/butterscotch character along with the toffee, not all that sweet and drying toward the middle, with soft light bitterness and hints of dark chocolate. I like the subtle Goldings here even if theyre mixed with sulfurous cousins and theres something of a scrawny rattiness to their bittering quality. On the whole, one to pass the time, and nothing more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
574deadzone (1384) - North Central, Indiana, USA - DEC 10, 2013
A great gift this holiday season...Pours a clear, deep copper with a buoyant rocky beige head. Nose involves sweet candy, orange peel, bubblegum, light tin, light vinegary British yeast, soft dough, suggestions of cinnamon, light blood, raisin bread. Fairly sweet with some bitterness. Medium bodied, oily, low carb, tacky, with kind of a blah finish. An ok brew. Surprised to see it categorized as an old ale as its listed at 4.7% ABV, but what else is it? Mostly, boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle. Sweet brown bread barley malt aroma. Clear deep amber with a small ivory head. Toasty nutty caramel malt, and herbal hops flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brnandersen (3514) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2013
500 ml. bottle poured in to a snifter, label says 4,7 % alc. Lovely, dark copper colour with a small, bubbly light tan head. Sweet aroma with dark, ripe fruits, nuts, caramel malts, light toasted. An oxidized-vinous note . Taste is sweet. Medium body with a slick feel, soft carbonation. Finishes spicy and bitter with ripe fruits and nuts. Given the complexity in aroma, the finish is a bit of a let down.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
20107589 (748) - randers, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2013
metalic aroma, with some almond, and roasted malt notes. appear dark brown with a small head. a thin but strong bitter taste. and a palate with to much carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Appearance: Clear copper with 3 finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Grassy/hay, pepper, raisin, fruit cake, hint of marzipan, slightly vinous, gentle caramel and biscuit/bread. Taste: Low sweetness, low/medium sourness and medium bitterness. Palate: Thick rough texture, light body, average carbonation, astringent bitter/sour malty peppery finish. Comments: Very good and glass lace. This review is for the 4.7% ABV 2013 bottle.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (2036) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
This is an average bitter, not very Christmassy and overall a lazy effort. Needs more spice and dried fruit flavours to make this a Christmas beer

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