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Old Tom Strong Ale with Chocolate | Real Ale Review

Robinson’s Old Tom Strong Ale with Chocolate
Brewed in Stockport
6%

http://www.oldtombeer.co.uk

In its stubby brown bottle, Old Tom looks fairly humble. The winking ginger cat on the front however, gives us a fair idea that this ale is going to be a bit naughty.

And naughty it is.

Like a fine gentleman with a beard, Old Tom is velvety, rich and smooth. The taste of chocolate follows the deep taste of ale and is bitter, but is balanced with the sweetness of Madagascan vanilla; It’s like having a Magnum ice-cream with your pint of ale. Oh, go on then! 

The perfect and must-have addition to any half-decent steak and ale pie, Old Tom’s Strong Ale is as it says ‘strong’ and full-bodied too.  Marinate your steak in this bad boy and you’ll be drooling with each bite.

It says ‘winter treat’ on the bottle. Bollocks to that; this is an anytime treat!

5/5

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