overall
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style
Brewed by Coniston
Style: Old Ale
Coniston, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Introduced 1995.
Ingredients: Maris Otter & Crystal malts; Roasted Barley; Challenger hops.
Named after the mountain behind the brewery.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (48113) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium to dark brown amber color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, berries, fruity, light caramel. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100120]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36929) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A brown beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has strong notes of caramel as well as medium notes of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (25814) - Malm, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2012
Cask @ Bishops Arms Savoy, Malm. Pours a clear dark amber reddish color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with hoppy hints.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2010
Cask. Clear orangey brown with a small off-white head. Sweetish nutty nose. Light body, sweet nuts and caramel. No bitterness. 200110

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (24004) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Hazy amber color. Aroma of dried apples and rising bread dough. Taste is sublte fruit, biscuit, dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (23901) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2007
Cask at troon beer fest 07... deep red ... fruity toffee... sweet slightly spice red style ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (17166) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
Amber-brown. Toffee-caramel nose - a touch of butter? Soft, light toffee character. Finishes a little bit weak, actually.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (14342) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2003
Cask Conditioned at The Black Bull Hotel, Conison. Dark ruby colour with bubbly white head. Drank this after a morning climbing the mountain itself, The Old Man of Coniston is a dark rugged mountain and the beer follows suit, strong oaky and toffeeish. Nicely balanced, a great beer after a great morning.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (11623) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2015
Cask at the brewpub. Aroma is very subdued, little nutty, some dried fruits mid copper coloured pour with a lasting frothy white head. Flavour is composed if light nutty grains, dried fruit, light berry. Palate is light and a little watery . Low carbonation. Not much to it really. OK but dull.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2006
Tap at HDG. Hazy amber beer, creamy white head. Woody hop aroma. Earthy hop aroma over slightly bready/honeyish malts. Lingering yeastiness. Decent body, balanced with a touch of berryish ester flavour. Decent bitter.


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