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A Winters Tail | Whittingtons Brewery

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Brewed by:
Whittingtons Brewery
England, United Kingdom
whittingtonbrewery.co.uk

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BlackHaddock on 12-30-2009

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2.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Brown 500ml bottle conditioned brew, best before 09/2010, drank 12/2009. Poured into an 'Old Speckled Hen' vase shaped glass.

The beer was a dark, ruby red colour, no head appeared at all.

The smell was malty, dark chocolate and buscuits, but not a Christmas type aroma.

The front label picture shows a cat in front of an open fire. There is no hint of either in the taste, I don't like cats anyway, would have enjoyed some fire-like flavours or feel to the beer, sadly there was none. It had a malt and mini hop flavour, pleasant but not exciting.

The aftertaste didn't do a great deal to my overall appraisel, the beer lacked a true depth and a Christmas feel to it. The Goldings and Northdown hops do produce a wintery flavour but not enough to save this slightly disappointing brew.

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A Winters Tail from Whittingtons Brewery
2.6 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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