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

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

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7924) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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 (3198) - 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 (10578) - 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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2013
Cask Royal Oak, Borough, London. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are toasted malt, caramel, fruits and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak. Dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is liht roasted malts, chocolate, caramel and bread. Flavour is light roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, bread, medium sweet and a little bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3484) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Huddersfield Beer Festival. Has a small head and a malty aroma. Bland for a mild.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
29th July 2013
Royal Oak. Cask. Clear deep red - amber beer. Little pale tan head. Light dry palate, very moderate carbonation. Mildly tangy dried fruits. Little apple. Little malt. Dry finish. Meh! Watery and green and a bit rubbish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (1788) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2013
Cask in Harvey’s Royal Oak. Colour is clear dark brown, thin white head, white foam lacing on glass. Nose is brown sugar, light ale fruit, light spicy grain. Taste is brown sugary, but not sweet, watery, some dull hints of very faint green hop.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2734) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 4, 2013
Cask@lord nelson, Brighton
Pours hazy ruby brown with lacing of tan head. Barely perceptible nose, low carbonation, sweet caramalt and very slight roastiness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2293) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2011
Cask at the Royal Oak. Deep dark red with fast settling lacy off-white head and light aroma of dusty malt and grassy hops. Dry and dark caramel malty body, faint notes of coffee and old wine.


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