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Olde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) Ale - Greene King / Morland Brewery

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Olde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) AleOlde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

406 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 25
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-14-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

wrightst, Tuesday at 02:47 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

shigg85, Sep 09, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +3.5%

Flavio_Gama, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Dark brown color , good beige head. Aroma of fruits , malt , wood . Taste is malty , fruity with notes of oak and chocolate, hint of sourness. Light bitterness in finish. Very good beer

Sinfull, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

SoPeL, Aug 29, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -3%

500ml bottle from Yamaya. Clear, deep copper body with mahogany highlights; light tan, quickly diminishing head; thin crown lingers. Aroma includes rich toffee, dried fruit, molasses. Somewhat smokey, wine-like flavor dominates over nutty, toffee-like malt; moderate bitterness. Medium-light body; fairly low carbonation.

The smokey, vinous quality is welcome, though the malt presence is disappointingly subdued. Nevertheless, visually appealing with a terrific aroma and ultimately quite enjoyable.

fipoceilz7, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Stinger80OH, Aug 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

renatocarrico, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

dcmchew, Aug 18, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -11.7%

330ml bottle from Tesco (£1.79):
Chestnut brown & clear with a 1cm, fine bubbly head that's a light brown colour & fades to a thin, patchy lacing after about 35 seconds.

Sweet to start with dark, ripe fruits & sugar. Rich smelling with some figs, dates, musky notes & caramel malts with some toffee. Sweet without overpowering, some bread, faint vanilla & subtle hops also feature.

Quite sweet with sugar & fruits that includes raisin & figs. Vanilla & hops around the middle but neither manages to dominate. There is some toffee & caramel malts in there as well with some oak & butterscotch too.

Rich & very sweet with a smooth, medium body & light carbonation. The beer is quite complex & rich with an ever so slightly bitter finish.

Started very well with a lot of sweetness & various fruits & held up well right until then end when it started to fade ever so slightly. Not a bad beer at all but it falls short of being a great one.

flyingpig, Aug 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Mason_Anders, Aug 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

im4beer, Aug 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

innominat, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

frlrv1020, Jul 25, 2014
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Hanglow, Jul 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

The only beer I've ever had that i would rate a 5 all around. Appearance is a rich dark red almost brown. Small head. Flavor is instantly fruitcake, then smoky and finished off by anise. Velvety texture, which only enhances. It is amazing. Even if you only try this once it is absolutely worth it.

Dave_Sutula, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Sad_Spirit, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

mrjez, Jul 02, 2014
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sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

fjones1979, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

zenithberwyn, Jun 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

endless1408, May 31, 2014
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Latarnik, May 26, 2014
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Anze, May 17, 2014
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Olde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.