Old Speckled Hen | Greene King / Morland Brewery

Old Speckled HenOld Speckled Hen
BA SCORE
32.2%
Liked This Beer
3.45 w/ 2,094 ratings
Old Speckled HenOld Speckled Hen
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Quaffer on 10-23-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,171
Reviews:
932
Ratings:
2,094
Liked:
675
Avg:
3.45/5
pDev:
16.81%
Alströms:
3.51
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
313
Trade:
0
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4.24/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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1.91/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of q33jeff
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

**
01/02/2012

On tap, Dubh Linn Square.
LOOK: Clear Amber
AROMA: light grass, hops, grains.
TASTE: Beer. Hops barley. Good balance.

Better than I remember. Easy drinking and smooth; not devoid of flavor.
**

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Photo of Brian_L-2056
4.16/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a definite light brown/caramel color, with a very light body head but good carbonation. Surprisingly descent lacing, disputed the lack of head. Smells kinda boozy when you first open the bottle but after u give it a little time, the spicy notes take over. Initial taste is slightly hoppy, sweet and creamy, then a slightly spicy but mild aftertaste. Overall I was totally impressed with this brew and will be looking for more

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3.95/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.18/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.37/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.73/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.51/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.7/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.47/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A fine pale ale, not in the least bit overhopped as seems to be the trend these days. Beautifully balanced and smooth... ish. There's an edge there, but I don't know how to describe it: it's not non-smooth, it's something else (that I like). To me this is a straightforward beer: malt, hops, balance, yum.

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Photo of JakeScully
3.88/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500ml can poured into a pint.

A very drinkable English Pale Ale. What I expect from the style, great aromas and a smooth finish. Could drink this all night long, somewhere in London. Cheers!

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2.52/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.31/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.25/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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3.26/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.65/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Cask and cans. The bottled doesn't compare, as is usual with bitter, for which can serves very well--with OSH, at least.

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Old Speckled Hen from Greene King / Morland Brewery
Beer rating: 32.2% out of 100 with 2,094 ratings
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