Edwin Tucker’s Choice Old Walnut Brown

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Brewed by Teignworthy
Style: Brown Ale
Newton Abbot, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Our CHOICE OLD WALNUT BROWN uses Brown, Amber and our traditionally made floor malts in this flavoursome ale. At 6% it reflects the strength of ales being produced at the turn of the 19th Century. Using the traditional malts of our time, our ale has the distinct nutty palate, and walnut coloured hue, of this flavoursome historical style.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (6895) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2016
Flaske 500ml på Tuckers Maltings, Newton Abbot 27 Sep 16. Delt med Rune. Ultramørk amber. Middels høyt lett farget skum. Rimelig stabilt. Aroma av røstet malt. Litt skarp. Smaken karamell. Mye smak men litt monoton. Godt håndverk.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (11710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2016
500ml bottle shared with Finn at Tuckers Maltings Visitor Centre. Solid lacing from a stable fawn-coloured head. Deep, rosewood coloured body. Aroma of herbal hops and walnuts. Mixed taste of nuts, dark fruits, chocolate and caramel. Sweet malty ending. Pleasing, rather sweet though (Newton Abbot 27.09.2016).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4359) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle from Tuckers Maltings. Deep nutty brown colour with a thick tan head. Aroma is roasted and nutty malts. Taste is fruity sweet to a light bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivnizub (10357) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle (many thnks to Quack-Duck for this gem!):Deep ruby-red coloured, clear, big and stable beige head; dryish roasty-nutty nose, accompanied by Aromas of coffee and dried berries; dry bitter flavour, creamy MF, medium bodied; lingering roasty and coffeeish finish. Great stuff...

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (7340) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
500ml bottle BB Sep 2017, into a pint glass. Looks almost exactly like cola, just a ring of white head with no lacing. Aroma has cardboard, bisto granules, yeast, some dark chocolate. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is bourbon biscuit, more dry hazelnut than walnut, a bit of tangy metal towards the finish. Nice enduring musty roasted coffee-ish aftertaste. Decent Sunday night sipping beer. 3.4 was my original thought, though I may be being harsh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1800) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Deep dark brown with a red tint and a tan thin, somewhat lasting, lacy, frothy head. Smells of caramel, bread, nuts, herbs, butterscotch and coffee. Fully slick flat body with a bitter finish. Heavy sweet taste of malt and coffee with a bitter herbal raisin finish. Though I love brown ales, this was seemed a tad sweet. Delicious nonetheless

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (7183) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2014
backlog rating: Well balanced chocolate and coffee. Amber brown. Lightish body. Nut Choc and Coffee. Nicely drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (564) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle. Mahogany brown with tan head than thins but laces well. Malt and coffee aroma. Taste quite sweet also nutty with chocolate coffee finishing roasty bitter. Low carbonation. Thin to medium mouthfeel. It is not bad if you are a brown ale fan but a little too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13833) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from Beers of Europe, Norfolk. Deep brown with cream head. Quite a sweet start to this with a nutty aside, like a Cadbury’s whole nut bar, there is a chocolate note within the malt, which then complicates to a husky coffee. This is all bound together by the sweetness though, which dominates a little for me. Good though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (46631) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Unclear dark brown colour with a small average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate ti heavy malty, roasted, caramel, choclate malt, light nutty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, burnt malt, dark roasted, coffee, nutty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120810]


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