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Harveys Sussex XX Mild [aka Sussex Dark Mild] (Cask)

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Brewed by Harveys Brewery
Style: Mild Ale
Lewes, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
This dark traditional mild ale, brewed all year round to an original gravity of 1028°-1032° is a well balanced beer with a soft, slightly sweet palate.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3443) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Black with a big tan head. Aroma is rubbery, earth, faintly sweet watery. Body is medium to light, smooth, rounded, low carbonation. Taste is soft and light with some watery boiled sweets, some sugars and basic malts. A touch watery for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2600) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
On tap @ GBBF 2015. Dark amber with a tiny tan head. malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit and hops. Light body with a nice balanced finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tdtm82 (1251) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Half. Ale House. Chelmsford, 16th May 2015. White lacing. Copper bronze and red appearence. Light-roasted. Classic Harvey yeast. Little sticky. Some crystal and sugars. Fruity yeast esters. Sessionable. Descent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
On tap. Pours dark brown. Malty aroma and taste. Light body and bitterness. Nice malty, seesion beer

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (5777) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at 2014 GBBF. Saturday dregs tick and run. Ruby red coloured pour with a lasting cream head. Aroma is earthy nutty, light sulphur berry hop. Flavour is light, wood, lnutty malts, light . palate is light sharp apple. Not a big fan of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (5621) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Very smooth and mild beginning. The beer is smooth and easy to drink, still nice malty and fresh. Dry malt in the mainpart, fresh, hints of sourness. The aftertaste is smooth, fresh dry malty, only hints of bitterness.
Very nice and easy to drink mild ale!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (832) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 1, 2014
Cask at the John Harvey Tavern, Lewes 31/7/14. Pours black with a beige head. Thin. Not much happening.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12848) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Gravity dispense at the 15th Kingston BF, 16/05/14. Dark mahogany brown with reddish hues and a moderate light tan covering clearing to edgework. Nose is treacle toffee, woody twinge, dark berry fruit, light sulphur, orchard notes. Taste comprises dark malt, light roast, red berries, treacle toffee, ashen notes. Light to medium bodiment, fine carbonation, drying close. Ok mild.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (4264) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Cask at the Royal Oak. Dark brown with off white head. Aroma is malty, earth and light roasted notes. Taste is cola, toffee, malt and light liquorice. A bit thin but great considering the abv

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (14027) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak, Borough, London. Clear dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Watery. 051013


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