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Young's Special London Ale - Wells & Young's Ltd

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Young's Special London AleYoung's Special London Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

401 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 31
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-14-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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2.53/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

No BB.

A - Pale amber, one finger coarse head.

S - Malts, bready, almost yeast.

T - English malts and caramels, tainted by sharp astringent aftertaste

M - Over carbonated as seems standard for many bottles of English styles.

O - Overall, sad example of style, tainted.

Serving type: bottle

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500 ml bottle poured into a Pint glass
Appearance... amber/copper beer with head colour white of 1 finger
Aroma... malt, esters, hops. Fresh and not too strong smell with a little touch of malty aroma
Taste... fruits and herbal in a light style, bitterness appears soon lasting all the time,
Mouthfeel... medium body and medium/soft carbonation
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S: Aroma of sweet fruits, some malt sweetness with a bit of hops and spice in the background.

T: Taste of some caramel sweetness with some fruit and bit of spice. Nice bitterness and a dry finish.

F: Moderate body, smooth texture and well balanced.

O: Enjoyable beer, very nice for the style.

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Young's Special London Ale from Wells & Young's Ltd
89 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.