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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: 3.33/5   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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2.8
jjsint (3007) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 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 (1403) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2016
Deep red with a hue taste medicinal bitter chocolate essence of orange smooth taste

3.2
MrTipple (4803) - 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 (13123) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is roast chocolate, light orange, taste is similar.

3.1
anders37 (26251) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty chocolate and orange aroma. Fruity malty spicy weak orange flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy chocolate and orange finish.

3.4
madsberg (11762) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense llight brown head. aRoma. Chocolate, sweetness, light herbs, spice. Flavour. Chocoalte, sweetenss, liqourice, spice, roast, meat. Medium bodied. Ends chocoalty and light smoked.

2.8
sunevdj (4084) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Jesper’s. Pours a clear dark brown with a small off-white head. Sweet and dry with aromas of milk chocolate and some nutty aromas. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish.


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