Brewed by Coach House
Style: Mild Ale
Warrington, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
A stronger than expected mild. Very dark, with a full flavour and a slightly bitter aftertaste, this places mild in the forefront of cask-conditioned beers again. It has a fullness, which as its name suggests lets you know it's there. A very frequent medal winner at the Great British Beer Festival.

jackl's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (6305) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Cask @ JDW, Victoria Station. The pour’s medium brown with a small tan head. The nose is sweet milk chocolate, some nutty candy bar and blackberry jam. Charred coffee bean roast aromas. The taste is nut bar, red fruits, chocolate-covered trail mix and hazelnut. Light coffee on the finish. A bit thin on the palate, smooth and easy to drink. Overall, not bad stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
undercurrent25 (1782) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2015
Pours a black colour. Taste is fruity and malty on the palate. Ok but a bit boring

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2015
From my backlogg: Cask at Nicholsons The Crown, Brewer Street, London. Deep amber beer with an brownish head. Malty fruity aroma. Malty sourish flavour with some licorice notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1166) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A deep brown to black colour with a medium tan head. Aroma of red berries, fruit loaf, some spice, subtle roasted malts and a hint of marzipan. Taste of raisin, prune, red berries, bready malts and spicy hops. Light bodied and a slick texture. A dry, fruity finish. For a 3.8% mild, it’s got decent body and flavour. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (8326) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Cask at the Standing Order. Pours deep brown, nose is nutty, roasted chocolate, taste is similar, thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (2310) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
On cask at The Green Dragon (JDW), Leek. Pours coffee brown with tan head. Cracking mild with plenty of dark fruit and smooth texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (11825) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Very dark brown to black color, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, lightly roast, quite some tea and tea bitter. Lingering bitter roast. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (9647) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
Cask - Light soy and toffee, with slight twig. Deep maroon with no head. Light toffee and a pleasant long sweetness. Very nice and mellow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Don2711 (306) - - MAY 18, 2014
Not to my taste. That said looks good and I pleasant aroma. Taste a little bitter in an unpleasant way. Won’t try again

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3483) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Very dark brown beer with small tan head and some decent lacing. Aroma is faint roasted malts and watered down dark fruit. Taste is roasted malts, a little prune juice and a slight sourness. Ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (14964) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2014
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man Spring BF, 14/03/14. Dark mahogany brown with moderate light tan spotting. Nose is dark fruit skins, tobacco, plums, faint sherry tang. Taste comprises fruit cake mix, cherry notes, leather, dark stoned fruit. Medium bodied, light drying effect in the close. Decent enough mild.

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