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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: English Strong Ale
Hook Norton, England

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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Pasteurised.
Twelve Days is a dark brown strong beer brewed for Christmas. A finely balanced ale, lightly hopped with a strong malt and nutty flavor. The strength gives the beer a smooth lingering aftertaste. A definite ale to savour.

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3.4
mybrainhurts (397) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 24, 2007
Pours a fire brick red with a fizzy short lasting head. Aroma of lightly roasted caramel, coffee, and salted chestnuts. Flavors of dark fruits, toffee, caramel, and spices. Maybe a hint of sweet pipe tobacco. As the bottle warms more complexities show. I like this one!

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DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2004
Bottle from The Beers of Europe shop near Kings Lynn, not bottle conditioned. Very deep buby brown colour. A great malty / beery smell. Flavours of chocolate, & malty coffeeness. A great dark beer

4
simontomlinson (372) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Creamy & frothy white head stayed on a very dark brown still body. Dark fruit, plum aroma Thick body, very creamy & smooth Malt, dark fruit, brown sugar, spicy, plum & raisin.

3.7
holdleder (370) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2014
50 cl. flaske. 5,5 % . Mørk juleøl, men synes mere det er en efterårsøl. Mørk mahogni. Købt i Super Best

3.9
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2013
500 nil bottle from bed Lilydale deep brown in colour malty aroma strong malty taste good ale

4
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2009
Bottle from utobeer. Pours a dark chocolate with tan head rich dark fruit flavours are followed by a malty slightly smokey nose. Fruityness is then cleaned away by a surprising bitter finish great stuff!

3.3
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 5, 2010
Dark brown-ruby. Creamy, long tan head. Aroma: Caramel, malts. Flavor: Spices, nuts, malts. Spicy, bitter finish.

3.5
baggio (337) - norrtälje, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2009
[email protected] Apperance: Dark brown with a creamy beige head. Some lacing. Aroma: Dark bread, Roasted malt, Dried fruit (pear!), Chocolate. Flavor: Roasted malts, Coffee, Chocolate, Nuts, Fruit, Dark caramel. Palate: Quite heavy on the roasted side with some pleasant bitterness at the end. Body is somewhat thin. Carbonation is just the way i like it (medium). Very drinkable english-style beer. Might need to buy this again if i can get my hands on it.

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mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2009
50cl bottle, no date. Somewhere just brown of ruby in color, thin white foam with quick fading retention but very nice lacing. Lots of caramel malts in the aroma, dried fruits and whatnot with some nuttiness. Nice firm bitterness keeps the malt attack from being cloying

3.7
bbrock81 (317) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - DEC 10, 2008
Pours a fairly dark brown, with a medium head. Aroma is of English hop, malt, and a bit of spice. The flavor follows, being more malty, with a hoppier finish. A very decent beer.


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