Adnams Tally-Ho dark ale

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 016878 010084
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Adnams Tally-Ho

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alc./vol: 7.2%

Proof: 14.4°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brewed with Pale Ale, Crystal and Brown malts, Tally Ho is a limited edition barley wine style beer, brewed at Adnams since 1880. Produced each October in limited quantities, this is a traditional Christmas beer. Each year’s vintage is unique and bottles may be laid down like a fine wine.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 14/12/2014

Appearance:

(sample 2014 edition, best before 31/Aug/16) Clear, very dark chestnut brown with thin beige head.

Aroma:

Malty bitter chocolate with caramel, toasted bread, mocha coffee, burnt raisins and liquorice.

Taste:

Heavy roasted coffee, toasted barley, espresso coffee and cacao with prunes and liquorice.

Aftertaste:

Liquorice lingers in the toasted, barbeque charcoal/coal tar.

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