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Dorking DB Black Mild

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

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

Made with 6 speciality grains, It’s aroma and taste is of sweet roasted malt, coffee and lightly burnt caramel. With a creamy mouthfeel and low carbonation it’s lightly hopped for a smoothly dry, bitter toffee finish.
Immensely quaffable. enjoy!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1241) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
Somewhat sweet, light bodied and very drinkable, some roasted malt and smokiness there. Nice mild.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1135) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Cask at GBBF 2012. Very dark, small head. Relatively dry version of the style, mild malty flavour. Drinkable, pleasant, bit dull.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (2963) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2012
Smokey, roasted malt aroma. Very thin, lacks body. Some coffee and malt flavours are there but not carried well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Dark brown with cream head. Quite a heavy mild for the ASBV, creamy, thick with chocolate roasted malts, bitterness, lasting palate. Reasonable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black color. Sweetish aroma of chocolate, nuts and coffee. Dryer taste with chocolate, coffee, licorice, nuts, toffee, malt husks and wine gums. Good mild.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16245) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2011. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty weak chocolate and dark fruit aroma. Roasted malty malty chocolate flavor with weak hints of smoke. Has a roasted malty chocoalte finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Cask at the GBBF 2011. Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of chocolate and toffee. Fruity and malty flavour with a bit of roasted character, and a hint of smoke. A bit thin mouthfeel

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (1801) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2011
Cask at Ascot Festival 2011. Pours a dark brown colour with a very thin tan head. The aroma is all dark malt and a hint of roasted coffee, the taste is again malty with toffee with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2011
2nd August 2011
GBBF Cask. Clear dark brown beer. Little suddy tan head. Light semi dry palate. Smooth easy drinking dark malt, just a trace of roast. Some boiled sweets and a trace of hop underneath. Finishes semi dry with mild minerals and a chocolatey malt aftertaste. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2011
UPDATED: APR 3, 2012 Cask at GBBF 2011, Day 1. Pours clearish brown with a bubbly, tan head. Lactic sugar, dark malts and light mocha aroma. Mild flavor (go figure!), lightly sweet with subtle, chalky mocha. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Mild roast finish, some light brown sugar. Some smoke in the aftertaste. Really nice. (3.9)

Cask at the Wallington BF, 2011. Pours dark, ruby-brown with a small, off-white head. Roasty and tangy malt nose. Mild sweet flavor, big tangy malts. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Bif of roasty malts in the finish, mostly tangy and almost sour, though. Not really my thing, but still interesting. Also, this cask might be off a bit. (3.2)


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