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

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised bottle. Also available on keg as Old Smoothie Mild.
NOTE: Ratings for the cask version should not be posted here; it has a separate listing.
A traditional dark mild at 3.6% abv. The beer is well balanced with a full roast flavour. The use of Crystal malt and Roast Barley give a deep underlying characteristic flavour, which is balanced with Fuggles hops as the sole variety.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimble (5) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2010 does not count
An excellent dark mild with subtle yet interesting flavours. Light on the palate for such a dark beer and very smooth as you’d expect with a mild. Good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2010
Bottled. A nearly black beer with an off-white head. Sweet malts in the nose with fruitiness and caramel. Sweet in the mouth too. A pretty decent depth of flavour although the sweetness dominates any roastiness. It’s certainly nice enough though.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - NOV 5, 2010
At a tasting, thanks tomer: caramel, honey, roasted nuts, some mildly roasted malt, faint bonfire notes, some bitterness, some burnt wood, weak chocolaty notes, nice mild.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (6329) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2010
Bottle at a tasting. Thanks tomer. Deep amber-brown with an off-white head. Sweet aroma with caramel and some toasted malt. Sweetish flavor with caramel, malt, light smokiness, light roasty notes and a dry, rather bitter and somewhat earthy finish. Light to medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (1787) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 3, 2010
At a tasting, thanks dad, smallish head, a little clear deep brown colour with burgundy red taints, aroma of roasted malt smoke and barnyard, flavour of bitter roasted malt, coffee and a little caramel sweetness, lingering sour coffee aftertaste. Quite good, would love to have another one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3612) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 2, 2010
At a tasting, thanks Tomer, pours clear dark brown with a medium brown head, aroma of raisins, nuts, malt and caramel, flavor is roasted with wood, chocolate, malt, roasted bread , pleasant bitterness towards the end, medium body, very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7947) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Bottle. Chocolate toffee malt aroma. Dark brown color with minimal head. Sweet smokey brown sugar and chocolate malt flavor. Very tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, bread, roasted, chocolate, light coffee. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100115]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1052) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Apperance; Dark brown with a lightbrown head. Aroma; sweet, roasted malt, caramel and some dark chocolate. Flavor; roasted malt, chocolate and some coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2009
Bottle. The aroma is very malty, sticky and sweet. The head is small, very creamy and dark white to beige with a rather short duration. The body is nearly black. The taste is light bitter and dry in the mouh, reminds me a little bit of licorice. The finish is long, mild and light bitter. The body is light to medium strong and dry-creamy without much carbonation.


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