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Old Yankee Ale - Cottrell Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 17
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cottrell Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our flagship brew, a medium bodied, American Amber Ale, that has a great up-front malt taste with a refreshing hop finish. Drown yourself in New England with this outstanding session beer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-29-2001)
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A nice pour delivers a blood orange to red body, and fairly opaque. Head is off white and makes even bubbles with large clumps and some soapy like retention, capping off at about 3 fingers tall.

Nose is a bit biscuity, with some caramel sweetness. Lots of dough and cookie like sensations. Not particularly hoppy either.

Palate comes with a mild grapefruit aroma, and an interesting finish. Front forward palate hot with a nice grapefruit bitterness. A bit of a wet body but some good caramel malt sweetness seems to easily get through. Weird finish though as the beer almost feels stuck in my throat. Nice mix of juiced grapefruit on this which really gets quite stuck in the mouth a bit. Slightly dry and grainy finish after some time passes.

A very interesting but odd tasting brew, certainly worth trying.

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Old Yankee Ale from Cottrell Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.