Brewed by By The Horns Brewing Co.
Style: Brown Ale
Wandsworth, England


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask, Keg & Bottle; Special - December 2012.

Style: Oat Brown Ale
Cask/bottle/keg abv:5.1%
Available: 9 gallon firkin,30L keg and 330ml bottles from Dec 2012 onwards,
Jolly is back!! This being our second festive beer, and this time it is bigger, better, less clovey, and more satisfying. We have balanced oats, spices(mainly chilli and ginger) and a good dose of British and American hops, which has created a rich blend of our favourite winter flavours.

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planky84 (3494) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from the Beers of Europe Christmas Crate. Black pour with a dark beige head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee and rather oddly- varnish. Flavours of coffee, crème caramel, chocolate and smoke. Quite dry. Long dry, malty finish.

teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle from The Rake, London. It pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma is malty and yeasty with notes of caramel, toffee, wood and dried leaves. Taste is again on the sweet side with caramel, toffee and light coffee beans notes. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, good brown ale

Arve_Christian (5225) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 20, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika. Pitch black color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; some roasted aromas, ginger. Medium body & complexity . Some immediate sweetness , balances well. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

fellebag (1571) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Huge grey brown head. Dark brown color. Aroma is leather, bread, earth, berries. Taste is sweet of berries, meat, fernet, coffee.

allmyvinyl (11182) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 7, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. 5.5%. Pours dark brown, long-lasting beige head. Aromas of chocolate and light Christmas spices. Taste is peppery, more chocolate. Creamy texture, warming finish. Nice.

john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Jan 2013 - Oatmeal Brown. Very Dark Brown in colour. Very malty; roasty/burnt malts, oats, caramel, toffee. Very Spicy; mainly chilli and ginger plus some cloves. Hoppy; earthy hops. Moderately bitter roasty very spicy throughout. A really good festive beer / winter warmer. Enjoyed this. Nice spicy beer!

Leighton (22819) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Cask at the Pigs Ear BF 2012 - London. ours clear brown with a fine, beige foam head. Winter spices in the nose, some pine. Light to medium sweet flavor with semi-dark malts, earth, more winter spices, dark bread, light pine. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly dry on the finish with further semi-dark malts, some orange citrus, earth. Decent stuff.

fonefan (52351) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ 29th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2012, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England.

Clear medium to dark red brown color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy and open, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, dark malt, spicy, licorice. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice, spicy, christmas spices. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20121205]

Koelschtrinker (22074) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 25, 2013
Danke an Scopey. Herb-röstiger Antrunk mit (starken) Schokoladennoten im Hintergrund. Rund würzig, weiterhin stark röstig. Leicht hefig, milde steigende Bitterkeit. Deutlich holzig, Karamell, das Aromenspektrum erweitert sich. Schokoladig bitteres Finish mit starker Hopfennote. 11/12/11/12/12/12

Theydon_Bois (21480) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2012
Gravity Dispense at Pig’s Ear BF, London - 05/12/12. Mahogony brown with a thin tan head that clears to the edge and leaves a film. Nose is pine, hops, light mint, fresh spruce bark. Taste comprises herbal tones, pine, hops, caramel, wood. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Decent.

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