No age statement
Category: Barley Wine
Product of: United Kingdom
A strong barley wine beer. To quote the label, "Originally produced in celebration of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II [in 1953], this strong barley wine is reminiscent of the 'October Ales' which were brewed in domestic brewhouses during the sixteenth century."
Sampled on 08/08/2011
Clear, dark orange amber with little or no head.
Caramel, maple syrup and Christmas pudding nose with bready aromas.
Sweet caramelised dried fruit palate with bitter toffee, maple syrup, treacle, stewed tea and a spirit alcohol bite.
Coffee, dark chocolate and toffee finish.
Closure: Crown cap