Odell 90 Shilling Ale

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alc./vol:
5.3%

Proof:
10.6°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Product of: Product of United States United States


While Britain will hopefully never adopt the Euro, back in 1971 it gave up shillings as part of decimalisation. There were 240 pence in the old British pound, 12 pence in a shilling and 20 shillings in a pound. The term '90 Shilling' harks back to old Scottish duty rates - 90 being the strongest. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 22/04/2012

Appearance

Clear, dark coppery amber with moderate head which quickly fades leaving heavy lacing.

Aroma

Freshly baked fruit cake and caramel with subdued hops.

Taste

Backed wholemeal bread served with fruity cake and light hop spice.

Aftertaste

Hops more noticeable in the finish with lingering light spice.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 722160121004

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