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

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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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.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tbw2008 (14) - Bedfordshire, - FEB 19, 2009
Cask @ Wenlock Arms, Hoxton Lovely looking, garnet black with a fine light tan head. Aroma is of caramel, toffee and a hint of smoke. Flavour is molasses, some coffee and even a touch of tar. Mouthfeel is thin and a little disappointing.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34321) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1902) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (751) - - 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

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshRaburn (56) - - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9773) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Very dark brown to black color with a red hue, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, raisins, lightly fruit peel, a touch of wood. Lightly sweet-bitter and quite dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7013) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Cask - Dark sugars, prunes, raisin and dark malts. Deep brown with a thin white head. Gingerbread and some dark fruit. I really like this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5808) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2014
Cask (Fitzgerald’s, Sunderland) - Dark brown with red tinges. Raisins and roasted malt in the aroma. Fruity and roasted taste with raisins and cocoa detected.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndySnow (4587) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2013
How: Cask.
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), 2013.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Hops, malt.
Body: Medium body, flat carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, some caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TimE (3971) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2013
Dark malty. Not very interesting. Not so enticing I don’t know what what else to say.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (11274) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Cask at Ealing. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark red amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate.


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