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Brewed by Ringwood (Marston’s)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Ringwood, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally 5.6%, changed July 2013
Challenger, Goldings and Progress hops.
First brewed 1979.
*** AMERICANS PLEASE NOTE ***
Old Thumper is brewed in America by Shipyard.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2986) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Orange toffee color. Small off-white head. Little lacing. Nice mixture of hops and malt. Orange marmalade. Taste is a creamy caramel and malt. Some dark fruits. Some sweetness but balanced well with a slight bitterness. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (1255) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2017
Amber with nice tight head fudge autum leaf rich mouthfeel much better than expected.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
josanguapo (1499) - SPAIN - APR 3, 2017
UPDATED: APR 3, 2017 From Hipercor. In Ikea?s pint glass. Watching Los Soprano 5x10. Reallt nice aroma to caramel and marshmallow. Taste starts the same but an abrupt bitterness interrupts spoiling the experience. Fine still but a pity because the nose promised much more than the mouth gives.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
melush (3774) - SPAIN - MAR 31, 2017
50cl Bottle @ El Corte Ingles, Seville, Spain. Amber colour with white head. Aroma is malt, grain, fruits, nuts, apple, slighly herbal. Taste is malt, caramel, biscuit, red fruits, Medium body, average carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Masteusz (3) - IRELAND - MAR 20, 2017 does not count
Aroma: carmely, slight hint of banana Taste: very sharp hoppy taste and overwhelming bitterness from the hops Not a good beer, will not buy again!

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hrabren (1143) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle from Vrutak. Tasting at Brnja’s place. Thanks! Clear amber, lasting small off-white head. Some hops there, mostly grassy, light metallic. Perfumed, light bitter. Light to medium body, high carbonation, light finish. Not good.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
rob19a (278) - - FEB 14, 2017
3/20 malty, chemical taste, pours quite red, one dimensional but ultimately I don't like the taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phfyysik (1190) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 4, 2017
Pours amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is dry, fruits, some citrus, yeast, soft cake, watermelon. Taste is fruity, some malts, sweetness, citrus, bitter, light caramel. Nice and fresh bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (1214) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Bottle at home. Clear amber colour. Caramel malt notes. Semi-dry and slightly bitter. Light bodied. Low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nephirem (436) - CROATIA - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle, 0.5l. Pours cloudy copper body with small slightly off-white head. Smell is malty sweet, herbal with lots of caramel and toffee. Medium body, softly carbonated. Slightly creamy texture. Pleasantly bitter with subtle malty sweetness. Aroma of yeast, malts, caramel and toffee. Herbal, floral. Touch of honey. Traces of metal on the tongue during the finish. Finish itself is a bit dry. Overall, good. Nothing exceptional, but good nonetheless.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nocheinbier (39) - - DEC 8, 2016
Pours dark copper. Foamy head that fades in seconds. It has a soft malty aroma , ligtly carbonated, caramel dark fruits and mild toffee on the taste . It’s a nice simple ale, but for 5.1 % i was expecting it to have a stronger taste.


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