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Robinson's Old Tom Strong Ale - Robinsons Family Brewers

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Robinson's Old Tom Strong AleRobinson's Old Tom Strong Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

104 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 9
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Robinsons Family Brewers visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 10-12-2010)
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A: Very dark ruby. Small light beige head.
S: Mmm, so good. Loads of rum-like dried fruit and bubblegum.
T: Echoes the nose. Full-flavoured although nothing like the gaudiest of barley wines. Reasonably sweet and particularly bitter. Plenty of bread in the finish. Resembles St Bernardus yet it's quite a different animal.
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S: A strong aroma of malt, dark fruit, and sweet elements.

T: Tasted of caramel, dark fruit (plums), molasses, malt, and a vinous quality. A pretty solid flavor, with a nice amount of complexity. There's a slight booziness, but it's pretty well masked. A good flavor.

M: A decent amount of carbonation with a sharp finish. Medium-bodied.

O: On the whole, this is a well made beer. Not without some minor flaws, but definitely drinkable.

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Robinson's Old Tom Strong Ale from Robinsons Family Brewers
85 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.