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Church End Grave Diggers Ale

Brewed by Church End
Style: Mild Ale
Nuneaton, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
Dark red, with a complex mix of chocolate and roast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18719) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. Day 1. Pours clear brown with reddish highlights and a foamy topping. Pretty good stuff, with notes of brown bread, faint smoke, a bit of cocoa. Light bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Finishes with soft roast, more chocolatey malts. Nice mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (1512) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2016
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2016. Poured dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and nut. Medium body, soft carbonation. Finish is semi-sweet and somewhat dry. Easy drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6741) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2016
GBBF 2016. clean dark copper brown color with minimal beige head. aroma is tangy sweet with notes of dark fruits and cocoa. Taste is also sweet and tangy with notes of caramel toffee and vanilla. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. It pours clear dark red - brown with a decent beige head. The aroma is toasted malt, caramel, chocolate cake and cacao nibs. The taste is toasty, cacao, wood, earth, leather, ashy, tobacco, malt loaf and dark fruits. Light - medium body and soft carbonation. Well - rounded and easy drinking mild. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17239) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2016
Cask at GBBF ’16, day one, 09/08/16. Rich mahogany brown topped with a decent beige head. Nose is nutty, brown bread, spice, light roasted notes. Taste comprises earthy dark fruits, spice, charr, tobacco, toffee. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (9533) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016 09/08/2016. A clear chestnut brown coloured pour with a halo of tan head. Aroma is sweaty malts, fruit and nut, molasses. Flavour is composed of fruit cake, nutty, brown bread, sugars, malts palate is semi sweet, lowish carbonation, watery . Ok mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (3030) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016, Olympia, London. A dark brown coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes quite similar, roasty, malty, hint of coffee. Decent mild from Church End.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3909) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Tried at the Nottingham beer festival 2015. Almost black colour with a thin head. Aroma has roasted malt with grassy hops. Taste light bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7838) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 23, 2014
Cask stillage at the Birmingham CAMRA festival 2014. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy white round head. The aroma is roasted malt. The flavour is light bitter with a light grass hop bitter light roasty palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (4133) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Cask@the victoria, walsall. Dark brown beer with medium head and excellent lacing. Aroma of cocoa powder and roasted malts with a hint of smoke. Taste is roast malts, some chocolate, dark fruits and a little smoke. Very good.

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