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Oliver's Strong Ale - Pratt Street Ale House

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Oliver's Strong Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: n/a
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Dithyramb on 10-16-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by Fish113d:
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3.63/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a plastic cup (day of an O's game), it pours with an amber body with a finger-thick, dense pale-tan head ~ pretty basic; nothing special. Aroma is of some sweet pine trees with a slight apple cider aroma with maybe just a tad of vinegar that kind of bothers me; pale grainy malts also of note. Sipping leaves a sweet "Octoberfest"-like taste with some bittering hops coming toward the swallow. A slight bit of alcohol comes in at the end as well. Prickly carbonation comes ahead of a smooth medium body. Tingly alcohol phenol finish after the swallow. Could be more drinkable if not so sweet.

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3.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appears a transparent gold with a small, off white head that quickly fades out into a mild cap. Scattered speckles of lacing are left around the glass.
Smell is of earthy, herbal, piney, and sweet malty notes.
Taste is of the mentioned aromas. I tossed back and forth as to the enjoyability of this and I found it intriguing enough to keep drinking, so that can't be a bad thing.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, mildly spiced, notes of fruit, and semi-dry.

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4.1/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured just last night in Fells Point. Comes off as a red tinged golden with a hefty merangue of an off white head. Nice retention and lacing.
Aromas of esters, alcohol, and fruits.
Same flavors come through, though smooth and creamy like a cask English ale. Alcohol stays in the background, never ruining the flavor by making its presence known.
Finished lightly sweet, but clean. Very drinkable. I blame several lost pool games on enjoying too many of these.

Oliver's Strong Ale from Pratt Street Ale House
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