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


on tap

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Regular.
NOTE: Only ratings for the cask version should be posted here. The pasteurised bottle version is listed separately.
A traditional dark mild at 3.6% abv. It has many CAMRA awards to its name and is a well known brand in the free trade. 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.

Mr Gracey99's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Mr Gracey99 (32) - - SEP 29, 2001
this was terrible - I couldn’t drink it...too bitter for me - must be my sweet palate

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
martythesmarty (126) - SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2016
Cask at akkurat. Pours black with brown head. Aroma has notes of chocolate and licorice. Low sweetness and Very bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (9515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Cask at GBBF Saturday, 13/08/2016. A nutty brown coloured pour with reddy hues and a sticky beige head. Aroma is sweet vanilla, plum jam, nutty malts, hint of toffee, fruit cake. Flavour is composed of sweet earthy nuts, plum jam, tangy fruit. Maybe past it’s best, Palate is watery, semi sweet, vanilla, lowish carbonation. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (5733) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is dark brown with small creamy white head. Aromas and flavors: Some chocolate, some distant hints of grain and malts. Well, this is mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (6810) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2016
Cask at Lichfield Winter Beer Festival; clear dark brown pour with a thin beige head, aroma has dark fruits and sweet malts, taste has dried dark, light malts, sweet chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1794) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask in the Floods Tavern, St Ives. Deep brown colour, thick white head. Slightly roasty, treacle, spicy, quite bitter for mild, a bit buttery. Good pint.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Supplier: The Cambridge Arms (Bristol). Slightly watery with vague roasted taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty, light breadish. Mild fruity, toasted dark malty. Bitter, roasted and somewhat fruity. Dry and roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3695) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Aroma: roasted malts, some caramel and cereals. Appearance: dark, slightly hazy brown, small, beige, frothy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: remains sweet and malty throughout, turning bitter and slightly dry in the finish. Overall: quite a decent Mild, nicely balanced. Pint at The Champion, Bayswater.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Very flat. Mildly chocolatey aroma. Beth dark, nearly black. Hardly any head. Bitter tasting, slightly fruity offish taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshRaburn (110) - - NOV 13, 2014
Kind of watery palate; slightly acidic taste but not terrible. The aftertaste is nice, slightly bitter (for a mild) but not too strong, which kind of rescues the beer. Ok but nothing special.

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