overall
77
46
style
Brewed by Old Chimneys
Style: Old Ale
Diss, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Seasonal, Winter;
Blended old ale spiced with cloves

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
onystrom (1333) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - JAN 2, 2012
Bottle. Clear dark red color with fine head. Nice aroma. Flavor is dominated by... red clover?... gives a "medical" taste kinda like red ale, but in a very nice way.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13888) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2012
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Dark red-amber colour. Moderate bitter nice spicey aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Cinnamon notes. Is that clover? Average finish. Oily palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19729) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2011
Clear very dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and rather spicy - cloves. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 221211

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (16716) - DENMARK - DEC 22, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is malt, chocolate and spices. Flavour is light roasted malts, medium sweet, spices, chocolate, clove, hops, little liquorice and a little bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (18008) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2011
Bottle. Huge head with excellent duratin. Color is very dark brown. Aroma and taste are sour malt, cloves, caramel, roast malt, notes of licorice and hops. Nice dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (19743) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 8, 2011
Lebkuchenartiger Geruch, deutlich nach Nelken, leicht kirschig. Bodenstndig malziger Antrunk mit dumpfer Gewrznote, die sich unaufflliger darstellt, als der Geruch vermuten lsst. Wenig nach Nelke, minimal hefig, herb. Rstig mild ausgleitend, die Wrzigkeit ist angenehm aber nicht bermig ausgeprgt. Zum Ende mild trocken-hopfig. 7/8/7/7/10/7

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2009
A Mes rate: bottle at the ever brilliant Chris Os Pre GBBF Extravaganza.
Murky amber with a thin white film. Spice and bread, almost doughy. Good fruity notes and obviously lots of clove character. Dry finish. Decent enough just doesnt really excite me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2009
Bottle at the legend of Chrisos pre GBBF09 Tasting. Alround rating: Spicey, cloves are key, quite yeasty and unclean but interesting enough.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2009
At Chrisos pre GBBF Shindig 09. Brown with an off white head. Aroma of cough candy (that schoolboys in my day called troach), sweet and spicy, rather nice. Taste on the other hand isnt so good as the aroma; its herby and medicinal. Slight dryness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (5382) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2009
Bottle. Dark and flat. Spicy with some sourness. Unusual and took some time to get used to it.A brave experiment that succeeded.


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