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Brewed by Greene King
Style: English Strong Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England

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RATINGS: 653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned.
Pipkin pale malt, Crystal malt and maltose syrup. Challenger and Goldings hops. Morlandís original yeast.
A quite unique, strong, bottle-conditioned ale with an original gravity of 1059, full of flavour and character with a richly malted aroma and a nice, smooth finish. From a blend of Pale Ale and Crystal malts, this is a rich and satisfying beer with good presentation. A strongish beer in terms of alcohol, but thereís no bite from this Henís Tooth!

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0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
joshiez (48) - USA - AUG 22, 2008
I’m waiting for the head on this to go down so I can taste it....and man oh man....what a head. its a light wheat color, and so thick! I could spoon this and use it for cappucino! little surprised by the smell....a little more rank than I suspected....really kinda sweet, but not fruity....little concerned.... nice taste! Clean, bright...really crisp. Its hard to make out any one individual taste in this brew....not overly malty or strong.....not bad. Not great....different. I like this...


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Antzrhere (169) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2017 Bottle. I found this beer to have a strong distinct yeast taste that reminded me of sick that I naturally found off putting. Ive had a few stronger (6% and above) beers with this taste and I think it comes down to the yeast and brewing process and my odd palette. Other than that flavours of caramel, malt and English noble hops come through. Thin body. Other than the decent ABV its rather a dull pint

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tightslice (1156) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Bottle from BevMo! in Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is toffee, corn syrup, old soggy well water. Taste is earthy malts and soggy vegetal hops. Some mineral qualities and then some artificial sugary bits.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JtanK (458) - Krakůw, POLAND - FEB 24, 2017
Old review before making ratebeer account. Not bad, but had fairly yeasty flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandorris (555) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Backlog. Przenoszenie ocen z innego serwisu, z czasůw przed założeniem konta na ratebeer

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
irenecus (221) - - JAN 16, 2017
Na zdrowie, Salud, Kampai, Prost, Skaal, Zivjeli, Fenťkig, На здоровь& Na zdravi

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sjohnh (869) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2016
Medium brown colour with red tint. Decent white head leaving some lacing. Medium body, low carb. Flavours of water biscuits, toffee and red apple. Balance isnít great.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros IX (77) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
A typical strong bitter, but with a pungent flavour of yeast from the bottle conditioning. It was an enjoyable pint, but it didnít have the smoothness that we are now getting with the modern ESBs.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
uckelman (738) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Pours hazy copper colored. Thick cream colored head, small bubbles. Aroma of hay, cut grass. Very sweet and alcoholic right on the front. Has some biscuity flavors, along with raisins. Acidic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sarauckelman (489) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Hazy red brown with small tan head. Malty aroma of crackers. Strong malty/sort of sweet flavor right at the front and a real kick of alcohol. Definitely unusual. Finishes strongly with a bit of burn.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
matstrange (167) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Wow, what a hit of malt. Satisfyingly caramel flavours linger on the tongue. Packs a mean punch at 6.5% too. Rare as a hens tooth but worth a buy!


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