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Brewed by Teignworthy
Style: English Strong Ale
Newton Abbot, England

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December. Also available bottle conditioned all year round.
This is our seasonal winter warmer - smooth and rich and is becoming sought after both in and out of the festive season.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (10696) - Wigston, Leicestershire, - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle. Copper with a pillowy off white foam. Aromas are raisins with wood and peppery yeast. Stewed apple with light toffee and mixed spices. Earthy, ripe pear with bonfire and bready yeast. Flavours are sweet raisins with mixed spices and earthy pear. Hints of aniseed with herbal notes. Brown sugar with bittersweet lemon and pithy rind. Quite nice even in August.


3.3
Rune (13352) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2017
500ml bottle bought at Tuckers Maltings. Shared with Finn, special guest Gunnar and djoeye. A bubbly, beige head over a cloudy orange coloured body. Clingy lacing. Dried fruity nose, apricot and plums. Dark and dried fruity flavours, hints dusty hops. Dry fruit ending. Not overly sweet. Pleasing. (Session at Finn’s place, Tromsø 08.06.2017).

3.4
Finn (7916) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2017
Flaske 500ml fra Tuckers Maltings. Delt med djoeye, Gunnar og Rune på Nerstranda 8 Jun 17. Amber. Filmskum. Nøttearoma. Smaken lett krydret julebakst. Nøtter & frukt. Blir tørr etter hvert. Behagelig øl med julefølelse.

3.5
gunnar (9390) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2017
Shared bottle at Finns place, Tromsø. Pours clear dark golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma is malty, deeep caramel, dates, barrel and cognac. Taste is cognac infused malts, dry herbal cognac finish.

4.2
djoeye (5072) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2017 Aroma; caramel malts, apric’plums, dates, nuts, raisin in christmas bread, gingerbread, cognac-barrel, soft hops. Look; hazy dark amber body, fawn to beige head. Taste; caramel, fruits, nuts, prunes, dates, dried apricots, semi dry plums, almond’ish malts, cognac notes, bread - semi dry finish with fruitiness into it. Feel; gentle in the mouth. Overall; gives some xmas feelings. Very good!! [@Hafen&Biere Tromsø 8june2017, greetings to Finn, Rune & Gunnar 8585’16]

3.4
Mr_Pink_152 (5400) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Favourite Beer. Cloudy brown colour, with beige head. Fruit and spice aroma, and taste with sweet raisins and Christmas spice. Nice.

3
joe19612 (3020) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown colour with a thin white head, aroma is malty, the taste is bitter with a dry finish.

2.7
ManVsBeer (10887) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Cask @ King’s Head, Huddersfield. Dark amber with a thick creamy head. Full bodied with a wild bushy aroma and wild berry taste.

3.6
Leighton (22020) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle at Pigs Ear Beer Festival 2013 - London. Pours clear amber with a creamy, off-white head. The nose holds leather fruits, lightly aged malts and dirty leaves. Light to medium sweet with notes of ripe fruits, faint wood, slight leafy bitterness, bready malts. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Moderate sweetness to finish with further leather, some toasted sugars. Nice aged character to this one. Solid ESA.

2.6
DruncanVeasey (8260) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle. Muddy ruby with a slender beige collar. Aroma of mildew, sherry, exotic fungus, wet basement and beansprout. Beansprout, redcurrant, dank old sherry and cola flavour with attempts at salvaging roast and sake. Deeply strange. And more suited for the wok than the tulip.

2.8
Theydon_Bois (20437) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle split at Pigs Ear, thanks to Leighton, 03/12/13. Hazed golden amber with a thin off white covering. Nose is nail polish, light boose, sweet, nutty tones, floral notes. Taste comprises dark fruits, raw cake mix, toffee, sugars. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry closure. So so affair.


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