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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This English Estate October Ale is brewed with 10% raw wheat and 10% split peas. Fermented with our house Scottish ale yeast and barrel aged for 100 days in 1st beer use French Oak barrels.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18741) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2012
Tap at Barcade, Brooklyn - 02/03/12. Pours a hazy reddish/amber colour with a thinnish white head. Sweet malts and caramel on the nose and also some sweet fruit aromas. Tastes as nose allied to a little honey, syrup, burnt sugar. Medium to full in body, not too much carbonation, sweet and boozy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (12257) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Draft. Sweeter brew, notes of vanilla, oak, wood, leather, spices, english yeast character. Decent though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5544) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2009
On tap at the SD Strong Ale Fest 09. Pours a hazy amber. Sweet malt, caramel, a bit of spice, light grape notes, vinous, and some sweet fruit. Its decent, just not as good as a lot of the other ones that day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Tap @ Pizza Port Strong Ale fest 2009. Pours a deep mostly hazed orange amber with a frothy off white head. Nose holds some yeast and bready malts. Very fruit forward as well. Flavor is also quite yeasty and sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WeeHeavySD (3385) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 17, 2009
2nd beer from Strong Ale 2009. 10th rating, lets make this one official. Pours orange with a tan head. Nose is sweet, rich and just ok. Taste is sweet, a little off but ok.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enniskillen (2046) - Salinas, California, USA - JUN 12, 2010
From Bistro BA Fest 2009. Aroma is berry, strawberry, alcohol, malt. Taste is strawberry, yeast, malt, caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9992) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 14, 2010
On tap at the Bistro BA festival. Pours cloudy orange/golden with a thin off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a fruity caramel malt flavor with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Clear brown with a creamy head. Sweet malty moalsses aroma and taste with a dry vegetable earthy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (13020) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2011
(Draught) Pours a hazy golden amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of florals, cooked peas, caramel, ginger, and light roasted malt. Flavor of caramel, split peas (odd), light vinous, vanilla, oak, and spices. Smooth for the abv.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3126) - Bellmore, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2016
Sweet, boozy aroma. Clear amber, white head. Flavor is caramel, fruit, booze. The finish is boozy, fruit. Medium in body. Decent.


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