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

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RATINGS: 556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Giochaurand (458) - - NOV 10, 2012
From 500ml bottle. Strong sweet chocolate scent. Taste is roast caramel and slightly bitter. Not bad. Not impressive.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Psytron (1981) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Smell of tar, ash, some licorice. Black colour, brown head. Aroma of tar, rubber, roasted malt, herbs. Medium bitter. Was also expecting some sweetness. Medium carbon, slightly ashy palate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JimmyBoy74 (637) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2016
50 cl från systembolaget. En mycket god julöl. Smakrik och len. Jag gillar mycket!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oleg85 (151) - Yaroslavl, RUSSIA - NOV 3, 2016
Что-то я не разобра& со стилем. По мне так это просто стаут. Просто хороший стаут.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mice (844) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Hieman punertavanvivahteinen musta olut beigellä, aika nopeasti häviävällä vaahdolla. Tuoksu varsin mieto, maltainen ja hieman pistävää humalointia havaittavissa. Ei kovin erikoinen. Maku jatkaa tuoksun linjalla ja on selvä pettymys. Pistävyyttä ja hieman mausteisuutta sekä jälkimaussa maltaista makeutta. Suutuntuma maksimissaan keskitäyteläinen, tuntuu turhan ohuelta. Ongelma lienee se, että olut tuli otettua 10 asteen säilytyslämpötilasta vasta juuri ennen nauttimista. Tämä pitäisi ilmeisesti maistella huoneenlämpöisenä... Ja kyllä, aukeaahan tämä lämmetessään selvästi paremmin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleRider78 (734) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a foamy bubbly beige head. Has roasted malts aroma with a hint of chocolate. Nice dirty lacing. Medium retention. Flavours of chocolate, caramel, roasted malts. pretty creamy mouthfeel. Good average carbonation. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7232) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 13, 2016
Decent tasty evening ale.
Deep nutty color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing. Ok intensity in the aroma. Medium (+) body and an ok carbonation for a beer like this. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Ok complexity in the flavor. Toffee, bready, dried fruits and some chocolate.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order in Sweden]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (1054) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2016
500ml bottle at home. Malt sweetness with subtle winter spice. Mild hops. Dark fruit. Medium body. A decent winter warmer for sure.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FunkyF (984) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2016
Flaska från SB. Mörkt brunröd med tjockt beige skum. Söt doft med karamell, bröd och lite choklad. Lite krämig munkänsla med smaker av kaffe och choklad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruramikael (121) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2016
caramel, coffee, nuts, grass, cheese, soy sauce, black, clear, white foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, salty, full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turtles (2194) - 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.


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