Brewed by Marble
Style: Old Ale
Manchester, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Cask @ bottle conditioned; Special

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of anders37. Pours a cloudy amber with a creamy off-white room. Fresh citrusy hops in the nose. Medium body, fruit and gingery spice, quite some citrusy hops leaving a bitter finish. Well made. 030312

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36459) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, bread, and citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and citrusy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5205) - NORTHERN IRELAND - FEB 1, 2012
Bottle bought at York Tap 27/12/11. Drunk 1/2/12 Dark amber with minimal head formation. Spicy marmelade, slightly resinous and soapy nose. Head collapses, hint of mace, seville oranges, Some black pepper right at the end. Gentle carbonation and plenty of body. Touch of alcohol on the way down.drying bitter finish with juicy malt in behind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (10304) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2012
Bottle picked up at the Marble Arch, Manchester 2011 consumed at home 22.01.12 Hazy amber with filmy head. Orangey bitterness shining through, sot in the mouth. This is a very nice beer, the orange and citrus flavours show well, some biscuit (hob nobs), little caramel, really interesting. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov14 3.7

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2011
750ml bottle, drunk on 24 December 2011. This is the collaboration brew between Marble and John Keeling of Fullers. I had tried it on draught at Borefts beer festival and was pleased to be able to try it from bottle too. Judging from the labelling, the bottles were destined for the USA so it was good to find some had been diverted. Poured a gingery amber colour with a slight haze. Thin off-white head. Aroma has orange peel and resinous hop character coupled with some fruity malt loaf elements and a touch of caramel. Smells quite sweet. Rich and a little sticky on the palate with strong orangey hops, becoming bitter on the finish and lingering into the aftertaste. Maybe just a touch astringent. Tart, tangy fruit in abundance too. Alcohol is warming but not too hot. Not sure I would have had this down as an old ale but its quite difficult to categorise so I suppose thats as good as any. Whatever it is, it was very tasty and satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (13340) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2011
Hazy amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrus hops, biscuit, caramel and tea. Sweet citrusy flavour, rich malts and a nice bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 11, 2011
75cl, new exclusive English collab. brew Anno 2011, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, complex brew, malty/bitter and slightly fruity/sweet, not balanced, hazy, nearly no head, nice brew, yet expensive

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2011
A - Light citrus with slight mustiness and alcohol A - Hazy copper colour with thick lasting head T - Light sweet and sour with medicinal bitter P - Mid and soft O - Interesting...More of a Belgen then an old ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense N, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
Pours amber with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel, citrus and tropical fruit. Flavour is caramel, citrus, peach and tropical fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 21, 2011
Sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2011. Pours a hazy and copper beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is malt and hops with peach, citrus and flowers. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is bitterness. Overall a really good beer.

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