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Old Time Hockey Ale - The Merchant Ale House Restaurant & Brewpub

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Old Time Hockey Ale
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 20%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Merchant Ale House Restaurant & Brewpub visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Tastes like shit.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-13-2005)
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Reviews by galluch:
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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

02-01-2012 04:40:49 | More by galluch
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Photo of Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

2.4/5  rDev -27.3%

A root beer as sasaparilla, mixed with some cheap lager. Doesn't work for aroma or atste or mouthfeel. Watery. To me this was an amber, but they were promoting it like a brown. There is some brown taste mid-sip, fresh and lace, taste did not work for me.

07-13-2005 02:51:22 | More by Sammy
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3.74/5  rDev +13.3%

Poured from tap into nonic at the brewpub in st catherines Ontario. Way to not brown to be a brown ale...mostly red. It does have a nice creamy head.
Nice caramel aromas...crisp malts and some ever so slight fruity notes. Flavor of caramel and maybe english maris otter malt?...super mild and light but nice rounded flavor. Very easy to drink...and nice. This place really has its English brews down....a pleasure to drink.

05-30-2013 00:22:40 | More by DrinkSlurm
Photo of hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-29-2011 18:38:39 | More by hopsolutely
Photo of BrewSomerville

Ontario (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev +3.9%

It smelled nutty, and malty.

Looked copper in colour. Some head, poor head retention. No lace.

Tasted bready, nutty. Some malty sweet caramel flavours too (they came out more when it warmed up a bit).

Mouthfeel was ok. Medium bodied, carbonation was a little crisp.

Overall I think it's a good Beer, but I would enjoy it more if it weren't so crisp.

05-13-2007 04:35:50 | More by BrewSomerville
Photo of JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

05-17-2013 03:16:43 | More by JG_McNaulty
Old Time Hockey Ale from The Merchant Ale House Restaurant & Brewpub
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.