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style
Brewed by Brentwood
Style: Old Ale
Brentwood, England

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottled; Regular.
A deep chocolate, malty beer brewed with oranges to give it that extra pizazz and matured to create a classic ‘old ale’ style.

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3.7
Grumbo (3720) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle. Backlog rating from bottle collection and historic scoring. Source not recorded. No tasting notes kept, just rating.

3.5
axl (1030) - Lund, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2017
Dark amber brown with beige head. Aroma is deep dark malts, dried fruits, raisins and slight port. Taste is dried fruits, plum, raisin, toffee and slight port. Medium mouthfeel, light carbonation and dried fruit aftertaste.

3.4
Mr_Pink_152 (5400) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2017
Tried at the Deepings Beer Festival 2017. Deep almost black colour with a tan head. Aroma and taste roasted chocolate and orange, bitter to bittersweet. Medium to full body.

2.8
jjsint (3425) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2017
Handpull cask at the Grain and Hop Store Cambridge. Dark brown, translucent, flat. Cooking chocolate and ornamental herb in the scent. Taste is bittersweet with notes of watercress. Thin flat body. Doesn’t work for me at all.

3.3
redders1974 (1575) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2016
Deep red with a hue taste medicinal bitter chocolate essence of orange smooth taste

3.2
MrTipple (5956) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Aroma: chocolate, dark grain and toasted malts, oranges, sweet citrus fruits. Appearance: hazy brown, small, beige, creamy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: caramel and sweet bread malts, citrus fruits in the finish. Overall: decent Old Ale, nice aroma. Pint at Bath Pavilion Beer and Cider Festival, Bath.

4.5
Shazzab95 (10) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
tasted at brentwood brewery taster day cask pours a deep dark brown colour with a small tan head fruit orange taste ends chocolaty medium bodied an impressive beer.

4.7
finmoo (1) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015 does not count
A fantastic well bodied dark ale complimented by a deliciously crisp citrus aroma yet soothed by chocolate elements.

2.8
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear brown - white head. Sweetness, orange & chocolate, simple and artificial chocolate taste & aroma, perfumed orange, .... no thanks.

3.6
Stuu666 (14533) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is roast chocolate, light orange, taste is similar.


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