Brewed by Brodies
Style: Mild Ale
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Status uncertain.
Recipe is not the same as the original Sweet William East London Mild

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2015
Poured a clear reddish brown with an off white head. Aroma of nuts and chocolate. Light body, flavour of milk chocolate and lightly toasted malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1948) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
On cask at King William IV, Leyton. Pours dark chestnut with an off white head. Dark fruit, hint of spice, roast back. Decent mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (2032) - NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
From cask. Dark brown. Dense and persistent dark beige head. Aroma of berries and caramel. Similar taste. Some bitterness in aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (2311) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Aroma: light caramel malts, hay. Appearance: dark clear amber, small beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: stale, light bitters, flat, hay, straw. Overall: just OK but palate unexciting. Pint at the Cross Keys, Covent Garden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8661) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
This quintessential Mild Aleís earthy hops and lightly raisiny, caramelized malts thrive in a lush, soft mouthfeel, leading to a balancing leafy hop bitterness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy head of foam covers the dark russet.
-This is one luscious mouthfeel for a 3% brew.
-Biscuity notes are revealed in the nose after a while.
-Light fruitiness appears here and there.

On cask at The Cross Keys, Covent Garden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (13580) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Cask at the Cross Keys, Covent Garden, 06/06/13. Mahoogny brown with a good sized off white head. Nose is malt forward, caramel, hops, barley, light chocolate. Taste comprises malts, biscuit, toffee, hops, light sugars. Light to medium bodied, a little watery, dry finish with a touch of bitterness. Decent mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5923) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Cask @ The Old Coffee House. The pourís deep muddy brown with a medium khaki tan head. The aromaís roasted malt, hot cocoa, a bit of sugar-roasted nut. Some coffee creamer and earthy licorice. The taste isnít completely unlike an oxo cube. Rustic savory flavors. A bit of midly bitter charred coffee. Chocolate syrup. A bit of grain. Sweet toffee, malteaser candy. Light body, pillowy mouthfeel. Quite smooth. Overall, a really nice mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11708) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Cross Keys, Covent Garden, London. Chestnut with cream head. This is a reasonable mild, some chocolate bitterness allied to a light sweetness. Itís fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (7831) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2012
Cask at King William IV. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of malt, bread, leather and light marmite. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light bodied wi flat carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5978) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 27, 2012
Cask at King Willliam IV, Leyton. Poured a dark mahogany with a broken tan head. The aroma is a bit old England skanky and malty. The flavour is mild bitter smooth and with a fruity palate. If this beer had been around a few years back my father would probably not have been a bitter drinker!

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