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Old Ironsides English Old Ale | Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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Brewed by:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Massachusetts, United States
beerworks.net

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 05-12-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
6
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
8.7%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 6
Photo of tigg924
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Taste is of raisin, caramel, toffee, and light chocolate. Medium bodied that has flavor, but leaves me wanting something more. Above average and certainly drinkable, but there are better in the style.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap in a stemmed vase, the beer is a slightly hazed, muddled, brown coloring with dull orange highlights and a thick, dense, foamy, light tan head. Aromas of syrupy sweetness, both nut and toffee, with some fruity highlights and a hint of booze. Flavors are richly sweet and roasty, with a toffee backbone supporting a touch of wood and char in the overlay. The body is surprisngly light for the style, as well as for the palate this beer carries. Chocolate and caramel notes blending for a sweet, smooth aftertaste, and there is a pepper spice and abrupt dryness in the finish when the hops presence finally rears its head. Decent brew.

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Old Ironsides English Old Ale from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
3.45 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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