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Olde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) Ale | Greene King / Morland Brewery

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4/5
Exceptional
468 Ratings
Olde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) AleOlde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery
England, United Kingdom
greenekingbeers.co.uk

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,087
Reviews:
307
Ratings:
468
pDev:
11%
Bros Score:
3.33
 
 
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Olde Suffolk English (Strong Suffolk Vintage) Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 468 ratings
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