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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Old Ale
Blackburn, England

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle (330ml): Filtered and reseeded
Ingredients: Maris Otter, Pearl and Crystal malts; Fuggles and WGV hops; Thwaites top fermenting ale yeast.
"A delicious mellow beer with chestnut hues and smooth finish."

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3.3
Creedence (309) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2013
330 ml bottle in The Porterhouse, Cork. Pours a dark red/amber with a very thin, short-lived off-white head. Little nose on it, slight fruit and treacle. Tastes of caramel and nuts, quite sweet like Innis & Gunn. Very light carbonation and disappointingly thin palate with little aftertaste. Overall pretty decent and very quaffable considering the strength.

2.3
Deerhound (10) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2012
No head,always off putting. Thin beer with a malty taste.Hides a 7+abv very well.Heading towards Barley Wine territory in strength but isn’t as sickly.Lacks an intense flavour.I will stick with Guiness foreign extra!

3.6
JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle conditioned. Chestnut colour with thin cream coloured head. Malty aroma with some fruit. Nice malty taste with a pleasant, full bodied mouthfeel. Good.

3.3
SarkyNorthener (4609) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle conditioned. Chestnut colour no head a little sweet malt aroma. Taste is a little caramel, sweet plums and a touch spicey. Has a sour ring through and reminds me a little of a Belgian sour ale. Old ales are one of my favourite styles, but this one was not one of the better ones. Nice enough though.

2.7
pivnizub (10612) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2012
Bottle: Chestnut-amber coloured, hazy with a small off-white foamy layer, dried fruits and sweet dark malt in the nose, combined with traces of metal and a light acidity; bitter-sourish flavour, pretty light bodied, short caramelly-fruity finish, a light acidity detectable in the aftertaste. Completely disappointing...

3.2
ianwelby (1384) - SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2012
Dark amber beed with a foamy head a sweet, caramel/fruit aroma. Strong fruity flavour that would be overbearing only that the finish is quite mild.

3
seritomi (363) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 25, 2012
A palackérlelés rögtön jelentkezik, nyitáskor beindul a hab. Fehér, laza és élénk csakúgy, mint a sör maga. Ha vigyázunk a töltéssel szép tiszta, bronzos. Illata erősen fügés, édeskés, szeszes. Testes és határozottan keserű de a végén mégiscsak az édesség győz. Nálam sajnos nem...

3
geeejayell (26) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2012
Lovely chestnut ale, sweet to the taste, warming afternoon from the 7.4%. Definitely right for this time of year.

2.4
mR_fr0g (12067) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
Aroma of cardboard green apple. Chestnut brown red in colour no head. Flavour is initially sweet caramel, earthy hop character.

3.4
NeliX (4) - Nørager, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2012 does not count
Sweet nutty, small head, smooth yelloish-brown color. Nice beer, no sharpe edges. I´ll buy one again :-)


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