Brewed by Jennings (Marston's)
Style: Old Ale
Cockermouth, England


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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask: Regular
An award winning beer, a strong, satisfying ale, wonderfully warming and full of complex flavours, which create an intriguing beer of great character.

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deyholla (12804) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2017
Half Pint at Oddfellows. Pours a clear deep amber with a tan head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has lots of bread with straw and grains supporting. Flavor has a combination of bread and semi dark grains with straw underlying.

NotABeerFan (52) - GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2017
A rather nice gust Ale at the local 'Spoons. Very nice, if a little under chilled for my taste. Nice flavours toffee, vanilla, etc malty but not overly bitter. Nice longlasting white head. Recommended

jay_kay (1) - - OCT 5, 2017 does not count
Last tasted this draught about 15 yrs ago in Cumbria. Now on at Epsom Assembley Rooms. Great ale with fine bitter after taste. Would like to see more of this down south

GuideDogSaint (1834) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 20, 2017
Cask pint at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom. Pours clear dark brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt with some chocolate and vanilla. Bitter taste and finish. Dry, a little thin. Nice.

nihtila (4087) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2017
Cask at JDW Standing Order. Dark brown. Nose is chocolate, dark malts, light vanilla. Tastes simialr but quite thin, bland.

Desverger (14394) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 16, 2017
[email protected] Bar, Copenhagen - Dark reddish brown pour with off white head. Sweet malty with some nice dark dried fruit, brown sugar notes, some caramel, sweet malty close, nice drinker. Decent gear.

SamVimes21 (574) - - MAR 21, 2017
Cask @ Red Lion ,Kings heath,Birmingham,bronze with a white head with a malty,toffee and caramel taste leaving a malty aftertaste with a hint of toffee a bit on the thin side I thought .

HenrikSoegaard (14823) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2017
Cask. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Dark amber colour. Moderate malty and hopy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Herbal. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

Itstasty (121) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Cask @ The Hermitage, Warkworth, Northumberland. Rich dark brown solid colour. Off white head which holds the glass well. Medium body and bitterness, fruit cake flavours with an nice tang which lasts. One of Jennings better brews.

BlueZi (2) - Exeter, Devon, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2017 does not count
Deep, dark ruby colour. Thin but rich and creamy off-white head. Heavy lacing coats the glass. Subdued aroma reveals little. Taste rich with malt, tangy bitterness, heavy profile of stewed fruit, toffee, chocolate, wood fire, first sweet then moderately bitter for an overall balanced character. Luxuriously thick body but surprisingly quick finish making this a very moreish pint. A good strong bitter that warms the veins but it could be said there is too much going on to fully appreciate, at least to this neophyte.

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