Arbor Omega
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Brewed by Arbor
Style: Mild Ale
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Cask; Seasonal - April & May. Also available bottle conditioned.
Formerly called Festival Mild.
Was first brewed for the 2009 Bristol Beer Festival and made a reappearance at the 2010 Tucker’s Maltings Beer Festival, where it won a gold medal. It’s brewed with exactly the same ingredients as the Mild West, but to a higher original gravity and with a few more Bramling Cross hops thrown in to keep it balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Cask at Battersea Beer Festival, 9th Feb 2011. Deep ruby colour with a bubbly tan head. Nose is quite boozy, also fruity. Strong, intense roasted taste with plum hints and some nutty flavours. Rich, full palate. Very smooth. More of an end of the evening beer than a start of a festival one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2011
Cask Stillage at Edgeley Park, Stockport 03/06/2011 Some liquorice aroma. Black smooth and a little rich on the palate. Strong in alcohol and hoppy with a hint of dryness in a burnt roast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (20724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2011
cask at festival mild .. dark brown... dark heavy chocolate roast nose... sweet malts ... dark chocolate roast malt ... deep dark fruits ... alll i expect from a mild ... despite its higher abv... nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (16931) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2011
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2011. Black beer with lasting tan head. Roasted malt and liquorice on aroma. A very tasty roasty mild with some oilyness. Really rather lovely beer. A modern dark mild. Decent enough. Thick and full in mouth. Very tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2011
Cask, gravity, at Luton Beer Festival ’11. Black with an off white head. Sweet espresso aroma. Sweet, oily. leathery taste, Just a little ash and some bitterness. Aroma was the best thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2011
Cask (gravity dispense) at Battersea Beer Festival on 10 February 2011. Very dark brown. Good roasty character. Quite creamy. Lots of chocolate. Excellent but is it a mild? If it had been badged as a stout I would not have taken issue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (7795) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Victoria, Clifton Lido, Bristol 15/05/10. Near black in colour with a slight tan head, that left a trace of lace down the glass. Aroma of black coffee, dark fruit and a touch of chocolate. Flavour of roasted malts upfront, with a slightly creamy edge, followed by blackcurrant berry fruit and a gentle, slightly sweet finish. Very drinkable.

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