Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: English Strong Ale
Tadcaster, England


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1684   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Each year the label has a different picture.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, yeast, hops, seaweed finings, carbon dioxide.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

SB's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SB (334) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Bottle. Poured brown. Bubbly tan head. Aroma of raisins and malts. Flavor of caramel, dried fruits. spice in the aftertaste when it warmed up a bit. Thin bodied. Thin mouthfeel.

TheLouse8 (55) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 11, 2017
Nzsjsndldsjdjddjeieuwueuududjejjejieueieuwuwjwjejj via Beer Buddy for iPhone

AleRider78 (1333) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2017
Pours a small amount of foamy head and has a clear, light copper appearance. Aromas of light malts, hops and some spices. Flavours of roasted malts, goldings hops, light spices, a touch of cinnamon and even a little bit of a syrup, like maple but very faint. Fairly bland mouthfeel, not much feeling. Not bad but not much of a winter warming beer. A bit disappointing.

Mister_Li (1413) - GERMANY - MAY 5, 2017
Klares Bernstein mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, süßlich, etwas Karamell, würzig, leicht herb.

goozen (4083) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2017
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear orange colored brew with an spot-on dry bitter taste with some fruitiness, delightfully British wiith the hints, biscuit, toffee and christmas spices.

azzurro (286) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2017
Glad to see a lot of christmas spirit beer. This one is a bit spicy, worth trying.

Almogabar (61) - MARIA DE HUERVA (ZARAGOZA), SPAIN - MAR 3, 2017
Botella de 550 ml comprada en Líquidos almacén de cervezas (Zaragoza). Color ámbar, dorado, algo turbio. Poca espuma, color beige. Aromas a maltas, caramelo, tostados y una especia fuerte que no logro reconocer. Sabor amargo, se nota el lúpulo pero esta equilibrado, como una buena ale británica. Frutos secos (¿almendra tostada?), especias. Cerveza rica, no muy fuerte para ser una Winter Ale, pero se disfruta.

john44 (3111) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle. Very malty (roasted & biscuity) fruity winter ale. Smooth, full-bodied. Nice hop balance & dry finish. Liked this. Nice beer. (2008)

CRock (259) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 28, 2017
Rust in colour with a thick white head. Burnt caramel and sweet bread aroma. The beer is very sweet with a lingering after taste.

BenL8 (220) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Clear dark amber colour, no head. Aroma is sweet and malty, biscuity and full of of toffee. Flavour is very English, malty and nicely bitter. Fuggles and EKG are very noticeable. Very nice!

ludos68 (57) - - JAN 22, 2017
La birra che ho degustato è quella del 2016-2017. Colore: ambrato tendente al ramato, trasparente. Schiuma: non molta ma cremosa, non molto persistente. Aroma: biscotto, miele, frutta secca, toffee. Sapore: attacco dolce, si ritrovano le stesse note riscontrate in aroma: biscotto, miele, frutta secca. Finale amaro erbaceo e terroso.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 169
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5