Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Brakspear Triple

This bottle-conditioned British ale pours far darker than I'd expected - a deep copper colour. The taste is sweet and bitter competing for attention in equal measure, with the alcohol (7.2%) announcing itself loudly too.

There's a gorgeous licorice note in the aftertaste, and that just rounds this out perfectly.

Altogether, it may not conform to what I'd call a triple, but who really cares about the strict classification of styles? This is a very tasty treat regardless.

1 comment:

  1. It's a beauty this one, I agree. Scored very highly with me.

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