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Brewed by Cotswold Spring (Combined Brewers)
Style: Mild Ale
Wotton-under-Edge, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May.
Unusual mild made with oats, rye and dark malts, flavoured with English Bramling Cross hops.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jmgreenuk (7303) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 19, 2016
Cask at the White Swan, Solihull. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy off white head. The aroma is sweet malt, red berry fruit. The flavour is light bitter sweet with a smooth dry light, malty, cardboard, light hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Don2711 (373) - - JUL 19, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2016 Red colour. Smokey aroma malty. Fruits and caramel in flavour. Better than expected kick on palate despite lack of strength. Nice chocolate and cappuccino hints

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerNinjaUK (215) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Third pint glass at Vaults in Devizes. Chocolatey aroma, taste of bananas and cappuccino. Light on the palate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (8270) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Cask @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Dark reddish-brown with a creamy head. Includes some pale malt, grain and a small berry sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2178) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Cask at the Earl of Beaconsfield, Cambridge. Dark brown and ever so slightly translucent with a wispy tan head. Liquorice and coal scent with a bit of orange peel to keep things interesting. Sweet, almost citrussy, turning to a sour/bitter finish. Velvety smooth palette. Very nice.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5527) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
August, 2014 JDW, Rochester. Roasty. Coffee powder. Just a tad too bitter for my taste. Lingering long into the finish. But a drinkable dark beer with high impact flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2015
From backlog. Cask. Pours clear, dark red with cream coloured firm head. aroma is biscuity malts, hops, earth and dough. malty taste.slightly cloying. yeasty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2014. Poured a dark ruby, with a rocky beige head. Aroma of roast malt, berries and earth. Blackberry flavours, with some molasses and rye. Finish was grain, bitter burnt malt and hay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Cask at the King and Castle, Tourist Town, 19/11/14. Rich chestnut brown with a decent light tan covering, semi impressive lacing ensues. Nose is tobacco, twig, light cocoa, raisens. Taste comprises earthy tones, biscuit, toffee, faint char, touch of dark fruit. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, light dryness to close. Ok mild.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamsp70 (1) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014 does not count
Bottled. caramel aromas, brown colour, clear, minimal head, medium bitterness, medium body, lively carbonation, bitter finish,


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