King Lear Old Ale | Shakespeare Tavern and Brewery

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Brewed by:
Shakespeare Tavern and Brewery
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
shakespearehotel.co.nz

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by vancurly on 09-03-2006

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3.55
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Reviews by hunteraw:
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3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: mahogany color, light peeks through with tinting but mosly opaque. Thin head but leaves ample lacing.

Smell: lighter than I would have expected, some raisin bread

taste: plenty of character on the palate - respectable bitterness balanced by plenty of malt. Alcohol a bit noticeable.

Mouthfeel: a big bodied beer, somewhere between chewy and creamy.

Drinkability: moderately drinkable, I'd imagine an excellent winter beer

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King Lear Old Ale from Shakespeare Tavern and Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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