Old Ale Bottles

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 112 reviews
£24.99
  • Mild
  • 4.1%
  • 12x500ml
  • Suitable for Vegans

Old Ale is based on one of Adnams' oldest beer recipes, dating back to 1890. This winter warmer is brewed with East Anglian Pale Ale malt; Crystal malted barley, and First Gold hops, and has flavours of red fruit, roasted grains, and a h... Read more

Contains: Barley, Gluten


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Country
United Kingdom
Hops
First Gold
Malts
Pale Ale, Crystal

Allergen and Dietary

Allergens

Contains: Barley, Gluten

This product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Nutritional information (per 100ml)
Energy (KJ / kcal) 165 / 39

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Old Ale

Old Ale

Traditionally brewed in the winter months, the brewing team look forward to making Old Ale, just as much as our customers look forward to drinking it. Old Ale is a term traditionally applied to strong, dark, malty beers and has been known to describe bottle conditioned ‘stock ales,’ or ‘keeping ales,’ which were beers held in a pub or brewery to mature and age. Historically, old ales were served as a ‘boost’ to mild ales and were supplemented according to taste. This practice began in pubs and was later picked up by breweries who stored and sometimes blended beers to add some ‘old’ character to the new. Breweries such as Adnams produced a lighter style of old ale, almost replicating the flavours customers were trying to achieve when they took the time to blend their own at the bar. They offer a tantalising taste of the past.
Old Ale

Description

Old Ale is based on one of Adnams' oldest beer recipes, dating back to 1890. This winter warmer is brewed with East Anglian Pale Ale malt; Crystal malted barley, and First Gold hops, and has flavours of red fruit, roasted grains, and a hint of caramel. It is eagerly anticipated with the change in the seasons and has that warming fireside glow about it.

How does it taste

Old Ale’s style is akin to a mild, so hops play second fiddle to the malt. You’ll find rich aromas of caramel and nutty chocolate, which also come through on the palate along with hints of liquorice and red fruits. This is all balanced by a smooth bitterness that cleanses the palate and makes room for the next sip.
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Reviewed by Trevor T.
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Old Ale in the bottle

Back in the day you could not get Old Ale in the bottle and it was seasonal. Not quite as good as the draught, but hey I no longer live in Suffolk and it is pretty darn good. And I can drink it all year round.

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Great beer

Really nice taste and rich flavor.

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Old Ale

Lovely brew

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Wonderful dark beer

Wonderful rich, dark beer with a delightful mild flavour for those of us who remember that style of beer. It's too strong for a mild but is a very enjoyable slow drink.

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Fine aromas

Smooth dark ale.

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