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Brown Cow Captain Oates Dark Mild

Brown Cow Captain Oates Dark Mild
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Brewed by Brown Cow
Style: Mild Ale
Selby, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular.
A premium dark mild brewed with a complex mix of malts and oats giving a wonderful depth of flavour, well balanced with undertones of coffee and chocolate and a full finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10327) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Festival ’14. Dark brown with cream head. This is a malty dry mild, reasonably bitter, some chocolate malt hints, maybe a touch thin, but reasonable enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London Aug 2012 - Dark Brown in colour. Very Malty; good chocolate and coffee, roasty malts, including oats, caramel. Sweet chocolate roast malty throughout. Easy drinking. Nice Mild Ale!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3405) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2013
Poured a dark brown with a moderate tan head. Aroma of chocolate malt and some caramel. Medium body, very smooth, flavour of milk chocolate and soft coffee with a sweet, creamy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (8759) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Gravity dispense at the twelfth Twickenham Beer Festival - 18/10/12. Extremely dark mahogony brown approaching black, with a good creamy head. The nose really let this beer down, sulphuric and eggy, a little smoke. Tasted OK to be fair, but always dominated by the sulphuric waft! Roasted malt and light chocolate tones. Good mouthfeel to this mild, medium bodied, moderate carbonation with a very dry and smokey finish. Let down by the aroma!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9372) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2012
Gravicask (PBBF2012)
7 Lovely rich aroma, malty chocolate, mellow
4 dark brown, tiny head
7 Mostly the mocha-choc side of things, but lost odff fruity esters too. Later, the mashiness comes over more, a sour mash feel.
4 Smooth palate, carbonation low. Full, chocolate cake mocha finish. Late finish quite burnt and bitter, but always mellow.
14 Excellent mild, a really good start to the festival!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joe19612 (1858) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
Cask at Reading Beer Festival 2012. Pours a dark brown colour with a tan head. Roasty malty aroma with hints of caramel, the taste has chocolate and malt with a soft dry finish. One of the best milds I have ever tasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
cask at reading ... deep black ... thnin tan head ... soft toffee roast nose...lght coffee ... light sulper ... soft roast ok .. but def ligt sulpher

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2011
Cask @ 2nd Saltburn Beer Festival. A clear dark red/brown colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of dark fruits, some coffee with a little hop. The taste of some coffee, sweet dark fruits, with hop bitter. The aftertaste sweet with bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11123) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2011
Cask at the Bricklayer’s Arms BF, 2011. Dark brown with a creamy, beige head. Aroma has some very hard, dark malts, lightly roasted. Nice flavor, quite sweet and chocolatey, has some mild coffee, creamy, hints of toffee. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Finishes very sweet with lots of creamy mocha. A really nice beer overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4543) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2010
Cask, gravity dispensed, at the Cambridge Beer Festival. A really tasty mild. Dark chestnut with a thin white head; roasted malt aroma with some chocolate; sweet roasted malt flavour; and a dry chocolate finish.

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