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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Old Ale
Bungay, England

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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Winter. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
A deep ruby red strong ale with an excellent balance of malt sweetness and hop bitterness. A classic example of a ’winter warmer’; high in alcohol and rich in taste.

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3.5
Turtles (2649) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2016
500ml bottle from Systembolaget, Hornstull. Dark brown / ruby with a small thin beige head that still leaves good lacing. Roasted malt aroma, licorice, cumin and bread. Rounded, mid-sweet mouthfeel. Toffee and caramel taste, sweet licorice, nutmeg and dried fruit. Sweet finish.

2.3
AdmiralVernon (1195) - SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2016
2012 A: Deep deep brown with a hint of red to the colour. Small white/light brown head that disappears right away. Leaves a thin lacing at the edge of the glass. N: chocolate, caramel, hint of coffee, orange peel, small hint of dates, cinnamon, tamarind T: Tobacco, coffee, some dark fruits, plum, juniper berry, O: Quite promising on the nose but disappointing taste to it... Not very properly stored though, been sitting in my refrigerator for 3 years...

3.5
Hopmaestro (1653) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2015
Aroma of dried fruits, spices and darker bread. Taste is chocolates, raisins dry fruit notes, some tar and licorice. More complex than I thought. Really nice brew.

3.4
Erzengel (8723) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2015
*Old rating from 2010, round bottle. Smooth malty dark thick beginning. Hints of brown fruit, hints of sourness. Nice rich malty dark aftertaste with red fruits and hints of sourness. Nice.

3.1
Roger60 (222) - - DEC 23, 2015
SB beställning, flaska. Grått skum. Grov arom och mer förfinad smak. Lite märkligt intryck. Torr lite återhållsam. Bättre än betyget...

3.6
inbirraveritas (1576) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 23, 2015
Bottled, 500 ml. Deep dark brown/ruby one with a small beige head on it, which diminishes completely. Nose and aroma of chocolate, dried fruits and earth, mouthfeel is slick to syrupy. Relative long, earthy, dried fruity, warming finish. Enjoyable, robust brew.

3.6
Gaultier (1755) - SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2015
@ Agards väg 15/12-15. Bottle from Systembolaget. Roasted malty and chocolatey. Body is medium, the finish is roasted with chocolate.

3.9
Subliminal64 (180) - London, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2015
Smells of chocolate, stout and ale aromas. Pours a dark amber colour. No head. Taste of chocolate and mild spices. Almost a mix between a chocolate stout and ale. Almost no carbonation Overall I was not disappointed. This is exactly what I would like to sip on a cold day leading up to Christmas. Will buy again. MB The Beer Bearon

3.2
Samuel214 (1129) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
Flaska från SB. Julölsprovning med Nerikes Ölsällskap. Svart med tunnt brunbeiget skum som lägger sig. Söta och lätt syrliga dofter av russin, torkad frukt, mörkrost, lite lätt chark. Medelstor kropp som sväller något i munnen. Likaså gör smaken som mynnar ut i rejält med torkad frukt, kaffe, kakao och syrlig kola.

3.6
Johnstledger8 (1190) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 6, 2015
Pours an opaque brown with a quickly fading light beige head. Aroma of caramel, sherry, earthy. Taste is of clove, cinnamon, caramel, dried fruit, sherry flavours like Christmas pudding. Light oily mouthfeel, sift carbonation.


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