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


on tap

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   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.

tbw2008's rating

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1463) - 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 (228) - 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 (36101) - 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
AdiBeer (2241) - 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 (852) - - 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 (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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10641) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (8154) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5992) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndySnow (4944) - 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.

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