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Brewed by Broughton
Style: English Strong Ale
Biggar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Pasteurised.
This exciting beer is a blend of a strong ale and a porter style beer each brewed in their own way, but married together in a conditioning tank to produce an interesting mix of flavour and aroma.
Major ingredients are:-
Optic Pale Ale Malt, Crystal Malt, Black Malt and pinhead oats. Hops used are English grown Challenger, Fuggles and First Gold

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11655) - Sborg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2007
Bottled. Dark burgundy coloured. Unclear. Light brown head. Light roast, some sweetness, fruits and caramel. Flavour is quite the same. Caramel, roast and sweetness. Some fruity notes. Is medium bodied. Light bitter and fruity in the end. A bit boring.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (5046) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2008
0.5 l bottle. Dark ruby color with creamy beige head. Sweetish, caramelly, berryish, fruity, perfumed and nutty aroma. Sweet, berryish, nutty fruity and sugary flavor with licorice and dark sugar. Dryer and toastier finish. The taste is initially sugary followed by a dryer and toastier finish. Leaves an akward taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (2304) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. This is a nice straight forward brew with simple straightforward flavours you expect.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bermod (119) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2008
Dark fruity and bready aroma. Flavor is dark fruits, bread, sugar and some mild hops also. Low bitterness. Quite thin, even watery palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (17068) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2008
(Bottled, BB 03/2010). Very dark brown color, small off-white head. Bready, mmmi-like perfumic nose. Sour milky lactose, coffee, roasted malts then sugary finish with low bitterness. Chocolate notes are nice, but it is all. Combination of sweet porter and strong ale was not so successful.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
muffel (150) - Lower Saxony, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2010
Bottle 500ml. Pours a dark brown color with a small beige head that leaves lacing. Low carbonation. Aroma of roasted malts, dark bitter chocolate. Taste is malty, coffee, dark fruits and some hops. A little bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (13341) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2008
Dark amber beer with a small off-white head. Weak caramel dominated aroma. Sweet and fruity flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (15454) - Snderborg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2008
BF08. Weak malty aroma. Clear dark brown colour. Malty flavour, quite mild.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hermod (7226) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2009
50cl bottle, Alko. Pours quite dark color, thin head. Fruity aroma, smooth taste. Average ale.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (4739) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2010
Bottle from Tesco. Sour malty aroma. dark brown colour with bubbly beige head. Grassy treacle caramel malt flavour, quite smooth. Tastes better than it smells.


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