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Brewed by Marston's
Style: English Strong Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Mainly a bottled beer.
"Owd Rodger, brewed to a recipe believed to be over 500 years old, is Marston’s award winning 7.6% strong ale. Brewed using malted barley, whole leaf English aroma hops and well water, Owd Rodger offers an explosion of rich fruit flavours with a dry bitter-sweet finish."
From 2014 the bottled beer reduced to 7.4% from 7.6% ABV.

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3.5
BeardedAvenger (1256) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2018
Cask at PoW, Farnborough. Sweet carame and fruits aroma. Treacle brown. No head. Sweet. Syrupy. Sugary. Thick bodied. Slick. Flat carbonation. Abrupt finish. Not normally keen on sweet beers, but that's more in terms of artificial tastes. This is more of a warming caramel sauce. Good stuff.

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MeadMonger95 () - - NOV 9, 2017
strong but syrupy, too much alcohol content. Rich but unpleasant flavour, very deep

3.8
samjdix (74) - - JUL 15, 2017
Lethal. Pours as dark as expected. Complex aromas of treacle, oats and even some tar. Tastes of molasses and oats again. Everything I’d expect of something labelled a ’country ale’, just a shame that having one than two over a normal session would be headache-fodder!

1.5
Cunningham (8525) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 9, 2017
Something has probably turned really wrong here. Infected I suppose. Lots of butter and vinegar. As you surely understand, not meant for human consumption.
[Cask at The Fat Cat in Norwich, England]


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