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Brewed by Greene King
Style: English Strong Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional.
Abbot Reserve has an abv of 6.5% and is a perfect winter warmer on a cold night. It is a distinctive full-bodied smooth and mature beer, bursting with rich fruit cake and toffee flavours.

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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Don2711 (448) - - MAY 13, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2016 Nice fruit aroma with bubblegum. Caramel taste with good strength/ kick. Can see why it would be favoured in Winter. Really enjoyed and will drink again. Second pint one year later and even better. Third tasting and continues to impress. Amber colour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
Cask Pint at Edward Rayne (JDW), Raynes Park, London in June 2013 - Very Fruity; dark fruits, sweet orange citrus. Malty; toasty malts, toffee. Full-bodied. Sweet fruity malty throughout. Enjoyed it. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4396) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
[email protected] avion, aldridge. Dark copper beer with tight medium head and decent lacing. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is sweet malts, toffee, caramel and some dark fruits. A little spice is thrown in too. Light on the body. Decent enough, but would expect more from a ESA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (7561) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Cask @ The Angel JDW. Woah, Greene King whale watch!! The pours deep amber with a tiny head. The nose is spiced fruit cake, ginger powder, some of that distinct GK yeastiness. The taste is plum, brown bread. Acidic red apple tang. General mineral. More yeast. Leather. Dry finish. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, actually not terrible. One of GKs better ones...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niall73 (2427) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2013
Cask. Pours a darkish amber. Aroma is sweet, caramel, booze, sherry. Tastes malty sweet, toffee, pretty rich. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4216) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2013
Cask. Deep amber beer with a medium offwhite head. Nice spicy, caramell, fruity aroma and flavour with some bitter hops.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (7512) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; clear amber pour with off white head, malty aroma with sweet caramel and roasted malts coming through in the taste.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Imaena (2301) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAY 11, 2013
Draught. This was a bit of a let down. I was expecting a beer with more ommph.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tampierre (1354) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 13, 2013
Cask ; Devon ; UK ; Caramel,fruit,spices and floral aroma ; Dark amber color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with lighter bitter finish ; Heavier body ; Pleasant ESA.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (9708) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2013
Noticeably strong and sweet like ales of this type in both aroma and taste. Copper golden with a bubbly head.


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