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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: English Strong Ale
Blackburn, England

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered. Cleared by isinglass
Also known as Co-op Strong Ale / Strong Brown Ale.
Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Sugar, Ammonia caramel, Hops, Carbon dioxide.
An easy drinking, full bodied ale brewed by Daniel Thwaite of Blackburn. The bittersweet flavours and hoppy finish make it an ideal combination with game and strong cheeses. Serve lightly chilled.

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2.2
undercurrent25 (2246) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2010
Not a bad brown ale, can be drank warmer than newcastle brown, not much to look at, average taste, not something I’d go for again

3
markas101 (2530) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2010
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK. Dark brown, thin evenly dispersed head. Sweet caramel aroma, a slight syrup quality that is sweet with a hop bite that both mellow as it finishes.

2.3
Christian (13930) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2009
Chestnut brown with a small off-white head. Weak aroma of fruits and caramel. Sweet caramel and toffee flavour with notes of dried fruits.

2.6
fonefan (52396) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Bottle 500ml. [ As Co-op Strong (Brown) Ale ].
Clear medium red brown color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090807]

2.6
stouby (4859) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2009
Bottle at Highland House. Reddish with a small off-white head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, roasted), light hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet, light bitter. Light body, watery. Coop String Brown Ale.

3.4
bb (9790) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 16, 2009
Bottle. Brown beer with a dark cream colored head. Nutty, malty aroma. malt and caramel flavor with nuttiness and light hops. Medium bodied. malt, nuts, and caramel linger.

3.5
Dragonblaze99 (353) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Sweet malty aroma. Mahogany with little off-white head. Flavour is sweet caramel and dried apricots. Medium-bodied. Finishes with very light hoppiness. Not bad at all.

3.4
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2009
Bottled. Reddish amber colour, not much head. Aroma is caramel malts, some mild spices, wood and mild fruity notes. Flavour is very much the same. A reallly nicely balanced brew.

2.9
TBone (18561) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2009
Bottled (from Co-op). Dark nut brown color, not much head. Caramelly aroma with some dark malts. Caramelly flavor, some grassy hops, lingering grassy sweetness. Standard.

2.5
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2009
Mahoganny colour with a thin white head. Smells of vinegar with a hint of malt. Fizzy tastes a bit thin. Tastes of malt followed by chocolate.


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