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Princess Ale - Bass Brewers Limited

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Princess AlePrincess Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
Avg: 4.44
pDev: n/a
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Pencible on 03-24-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Part of the Bass Royal Ales series. Water for the mash started by Princess Anne on 7 June, 1978.
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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 2
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4.67/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Part of the Bass Royal Ales series. Water for the mash started by Princess Anne on 7 June, 1978.

Tasted on March 13, 2010. Thanks to Traquairlover for sharing!

This poured a nearly opaque but clear dark mahogany with no head. It smelled like rich molasses and leather and malt vinegar, with some fig and prune and honey wheat and a bit of dark chocolate. It tasted like dry bitter chocolate and smoke and leather, with some molasses and fig and tobacco, and a bit of saltiness and dry prunes. It was somewhat thick with no carbonation, and had a lasting smoky aftertaste. Overall this was very similar to the King's and Prince's ales, with tons of bold and robust scents and flavors. It hid the alcohol better than the older brews, too. This was the smokiest beer of the group, but it was somehow more fitting the the extreme smoke of most rauchbiers. This was another gem from Burton on Trent, deep and contemplative, and a delight to sip.

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Princess Ale from Bass Brewers Limited
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