Brewed by Adnams
Style: Mild Ale
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Aromatic barley malts and an exquisite belnd of hops combine to create a wonderful balance of sweet biscuit and subtle fruit flavours, with a hint of chocolate bitterness. (Contains barley).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - JAN 28, 2013
Full flavoured beer? Not really to my palate. Tastes a bit bland for me, slightly walnuts and hops to open with and then a thin quick bitter end. No real depth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omega (843) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 22, 2013
Not a style that really floats my boat. Slight chocolate undertones on the palate, but not enough to engage me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14311) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle on the train to Edinburgh, cheers to JP for the pour - 08/12/12. Nose is dark fruit, caramel, toffee. Tate comprises prunes, dark fruits, sugars, toffee. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, some bitterness in the finish. Average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (469) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2012 Chocolatey, caramel, good colour and aroma. Sampled at a tasting, I did want the whole bottle, but they wouldn’t let me. Something about not being enough for others. Whatever.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (4231) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle from local market. Brown, reddish colour with small white head. Aroma is sweet and malts. Flavour is sweet syrup, toffee, chocolate and malts. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5071) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2012
500ml bottle pours a deep amber color with a finger of white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel and light citrus with some earthy notes. Taste is dark fruits with a caramel malty sweetness with some citrus hop bitterness. Light to medium body with adequate carbonation. A well done amber style ale which is very full flavored despite the low ABV. Recommended for a pleasant tasting experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (3070) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2012
500ml brown bottle. Pours coppery-orange, clear. Nice long lasting off white cap, good creaminess and lacing. Malty nose, dark bread and a bit of choclate malt. Taste has some caramel, grain, mild chocolate, roasted and toasted malt. Dry, trace of late hops with low bitterness. Mild toffee and some choclate in the finish. Medium bodied with light carbonation. A bit more robust than expected, but pretty enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6008) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Pours in deep brown with big and stable head. Aroma of caramel and sweetened coffee. Nice malty finish. Great beer. Complex but still very easy to drink.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (6045) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle bought at Waitrose and shared with MichaelBruch.Dark ruby in colour, low and stable head. No special aroma, maybe some of the attic. Taste of biscuits, figs and caramel, slightly dry and crisp finsh. Rich texture, really easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3378) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2012
Clear deep ruby body with a fingerthick creamy head leaving good lacing. Dark toffee caramel and dried fruits on the nose. Toasted caramel in the mouth and a smooth medium bodied drink. Well balanced sweetness and bitterness.

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