Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Old Ale
Stockport, England


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RATINGS: 878   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Bottle: Filtered
Changed from nip size to 330ml embossed bottle in 2006
First record of brewing in 1899.
Ingredients: British pale malt, crystal malt, small percentage of chocolate malt, caramel for colour adjustment. Goldings whole hops and small percentage of Northdown.

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coil (126) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2017 330ml bottle from Waitrose. Very dark brown colour with beige head. Big raisin and vinous fruits, dark fruits, Christmas pudding, booze.

commonshawn (1311) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2017
12oz bottle. Brown with small white head. Syrupy nose with alcohol. Lots of raisin. Sweet. Thick and sticky. Tastes almost like a Belgium quad. Not what i expected. Good.

klukas (331) - Rijeka, CROATIA - JUN 10, 2017
Enjoyed: Poured from a bottle into English pint glass. Appearance: Brown colour, very small rising bubbles, medium head. Aroma: Chocolate liqueur, alcohol, caramel. Palate: Medium body; light carbonation. Taste: Chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malt; bitter and alcoholic aftertaste. Overall impression: Good and tasty, but too much alcohol notes.

PilsnerDoctor32 (390) - madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2017
Botella 0,33L Color rojo muy oscuro,marron. Espuma fina,de color cafe,no muy alta, media resistente.Aroma- malta, caramelo,frutas secas,pan. Sabor fino dulzor combinado con amargor firme, chocolate, malta, frutas secas. Postsabor amargor prolongado y chocolate.Con cuerpo!

LoZioSpino (36) - Roma, ITALY - JUN 5, 2017
Dal colore rosso cupo, sviluppa un aroma di frutta matura e dolce, con particolare riferimento a datteri e fichi secchi. I profumi sono di carruba e liquirizia. al gusto prevalgono i forti sapori tostati di caffè e caramello. il finale ricorda il Porto.

kalkone (29) - BELGIUM - JUN 4, 2017
Une bière forte. Avec des arômes prononcé de cuits, de céréale, de caramel et de terre.

gabrieldraco (6) - Panama, PANAMA - MAY 8, 2017 does not count
Una cerveza oscura, fuerte, seca, se siente amarga, y tostado, lo amargo es como a chocolate ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

MasDen (462) - Mogilev, BELARUS - MAY 4, 2017
Aroma: dark caramel, fruits, light bourbon notes. Appearance: dark red with small white head. Taste: Alcohol, fruit, malt, burnt malt and small bitterness in finish. Palate: Medium body, light carbonation.

Davros IX (449) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2017
A lovely opaque colour in the glass and a small head. The taste was quite overwhelmingly molasses and treacle, but there was still an underlying bitterness of burnt malt and some hops. The mouthfeel was thick and oily and I am still trying to determine if I liked it, or found it slightly unpleasant. It was a good beer, but it won’t go on the repeat shopping list.

efeesse (586) - Praha, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 29, 2017
Beer with dark color, dark chocolate style, medium body, medium bitterness, some volume of foam, average carbonized, (bought a 33cl bottle in Tesco supermarket @ OC Eden, Praha, CZ).

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