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

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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Dark brown, thin white head. Loved the maltiness of this, all caramel, chocolate and then a dry mellow hop finish.


3.2
jjsint (3437) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle as a gift. Mid- to dark brown, translucent with lots of visible carbonation but very little head. Chocolate and oak aroma with a touch of vanilla. Bittersweet taste, slightly metallic. Finish is more bitter with horehound notes in the aftertaste. Watery body. Competent but not overly impressive.

3.7
rebelred (15) - cork, IRELAND - FEB 7, 2017
Bottle pours dark ruby with sweet malty caramel toast nutty taste. Nice medium body with low hop profile . Earthy yeast profile .

3.3
Stuu666 (14618) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours deep amber, nose is vanilla, toffee, nutty, taste is sweet, caramel, red fruits.

3.5
Mr_Pink_152 (5437) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2016
Bottle from real ale store, Newark. Deep ruby colour with a thick foamy white head. Stewed fruit and plum aroma. Light fruity taste. Smooth rich body.

3.4
Ktwse (5357) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2016
Pours deep brown with low light tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts, light toffee. Taste is sweet, nuts and toffee, followed by a roasty bitter finish. Medium bodied and smooth with average carbonation.

4
samjdix (64) - - DEC 11, 2016
Lovely stuff. Strong and fruity and very drinkable. Ideal for Christmas day I’d say.

3.8
hohops (1071) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Appearance is very dark brown, a bit hazy, a thick half-finger beige head which lasts well. Looks good. Aroma- nutty, brown bread, treacle, dark malts, creamy malt, hop hints. Taste- smooth nutty malt, roast nuts, toffee, dark fruits, raisin, malt loaf, brown bread. Rich fruitcake. Smooth and slightly sticky mouthfeel with some bitter hops in the finish. Nice one.

4
simontomlinson (564) - 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.

3.1
Michael27 (2294) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 2, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Händlerlieferung). Klares Braun mit mächtiger Schaumkrone. Ordentlich gebraut.

3.5
MarcinG (975) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2016
Butelka 500 ml. Ciemnobrunatne w kolorze. Piana mala lekko palona o kremowej konsystencji. W aromacie palone slody karmel kawa i razowe pieczywo. Karbonacja mala. Piwo dopiero po lekkim ogrzaniu zaczelo uwalniac wszystkie smaki. Duzo tutaj palonych slodow. ziarnistego posmaku .melasy. kawy karmelu. lukrecji i raxowego pieczywa. Dobre


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