Old Speckled Hen - Greene King / Morland Brewery
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3.63/5 rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Had on tap at Twisted Victoria on 4/5/14
A-Pours dark orange with a wonderful waterfall effect with a two fingers of creamy white foam sites on top while carbonation slowly releases to meet the head.
S-Aroma of caramel and malt.
T-Taste is malty, a little sweet, a little musky and a bit of hop on the back end.
M-Palate is creamy and smooth.
O-Overall a great beer was surprised how tasty especially for breakfast.
Serving type: nitro-tap
04-20-2014 02:07:57 | More by reebtaerG
3.33/5 rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Pours a clean coppery color, topped with just slightly off-white foamy head of average size.
The aroma is (surprisingly) mild - malts and some biscuity note also present.
The taste starts sweet, followed by some roasted feel, not too strong, finishing with a slight bitterness that lasts not too long.
A very nice beer.
Serving type: bottle
04-04-2014 15:23:08 | More by MarkoNm
4.55/5 rDev +32.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
I have seen this on the shelves but have normally passed it up due to its price. But since it is on sale, I thought I would give it a try.
Pours a very attractive light amber liquid, clear, with a slight head.
Aroma is grain laden and bready.
Flavor is very well-balanced, everything I imagine an English beer will be. Nothing dominates but instead it is a nice marriage of grain, a slight toastyness, some caramel, some hops and some herbal notes.
Very smooth medium-to-full mouthfeel.
I like it. I'm not sure it is worth what I sometimes see it priced at, but it is very good. I will buy it again if it is on sale.
Serving type: bottle
03-31-2014 18:56:03 | More by jmbranum
3.28/5 rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Into a pint glass.
A: clear amber/red colored body with a one finger head that sustains for a good minute before slowly dieing to leave a clingy lacing, some carbonation is seen rising
S: English pale malts - malty sweet and could be construed as "soapy" to some
T: malty sweet all the way through; strong English malty aftertaste, quick dry finish
M: light to medium; somewhat sessionable, carbonation is mainly subdued and is good for the style and to me
O: though maybe nothing special to scream about, but hey for what its worth, I could see myself having it again with some fish n' chips.
Serving type: can
03-29-2014 05:01:39 | More by BeerKangaroo
Old Speckled Hen from Greene King / Morland Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,522 ratings.