Royal Oak Pale Ale

Dark, reddish body with a substantial off-white foamy head. Some swirling yeast in the body that settles quickly to give a great looking brew that tempts the senses. Definitely has a warm feel about it, both in the appearance and the aroma. A distinct toasty smell with some hops.

Very full in the mouth with the malts coming through strong to give balance. I was surprised at how dry the finish was. Much more so than I remember from drinking this in the past. A new recipe or some other departure from O’Hanlon’s?

Very drinkable still, but this is really a beer that is perfectly matched for cask consumption. Obviously that’s not going to be happening anytime soon here in GA, USA so in the meantime this will serve as a very nice alternative.

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05/18/2005
Format:
bottle
ABV: 5.0 %
Appearance: 4.5
Taste: 4
Mouthfeel: 4
Smell: 4
Overall: 4
Total: 4.03
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