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Enville Chainmaker Mild

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

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Cask; Regular.
A classic style mild, dark and well balanced with a hop aroma and underlying sweetness which, combined with the smooth malty finish, makes it an excellent example of a traditional Black Country mild.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Draft at GBBF 2013 - London. Pours clear brown with a light, tan cream head. Semi-dry, dark fruit aroma. Light sweet flavor with some more dark fruits and lightly burnt brown bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Mild dryness at the end with further notes of dark fruits. Fine.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 13/08/13. Light black with a thin tan head. Nose is lightly sulphuric - eggy fart waft, dark fruits, bready. Taste is a little bland on this one, touch liqourice, paper, dark fruit. Light to medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish. Sub par mild.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, light breadish and caramelish. Toffee malty and breadish. Bitter, dry and roasted.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2011
14th July 2011
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Opaque dark brown beer, suddy tan head. Light dry palate. Whisper of sulphur. Fresh dark malt, minerals. Trace of roast. Some hop bitterness in the semi dry finish. If not for the sulphur then this would have been decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10226) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2010
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’10. Brown with white head. Lots of sweetness going on in this, a little over the top for me. Plummy fruitiness going to prune. Drinkable if not to my taste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
Cask at GBBF08. Plastic aroma. Black colour, frothy light brown head. Good roasted flavour, nicely fruity and with a nicely rough finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (8047) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2008
Cask, third pint. A rusty tint to an otherwise black body. Brief aromatic hints of roasted malt. Flavoured with tart fruits and dark malts. Light bodied and watery texture, but alright as a partner to a burger (GBBF, 08.08.2008).

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2007. A syrup brown beer with no head. The aroma is sweet malty with primary notes of fruit and prunes. The flavor is sweet malty with primary notes of prunes as well as light roasted malt, which also lends the beer a slight acidity, leading to a dry and slightly bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6129) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Light Brown(1)->Pitch Black(5) : 5     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 3   Off-White(1)->Dark Brown(5) : 2   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 2   Nitro : XX
Aroma:
Intensity : 2  
Yeast : 2   Bread : 4   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Ink : XX   Tar : XX   Olives : XX   DMS : XX
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 4   Burnt Toast : 3   Caramel : xx   Nuts : XX   Pumpernickel : XX   Cereals : 2   Coffee : 3   Dark Chocolate : 3   Vanilla : 3   Grapes : XX   Blackberries : 2   Cherries : XX
Hops : 1   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : 1   Floral : XX   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX
Notes :   Earth : 2   Wood : XX   Mint : XX   Smoke : 2   Soy : XX   Bourbon : XX   Anise : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : 2   Lactic : XX   Bitterness : 1   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 3   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 1   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : 1   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : 2   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 3   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Coffee-focused mild with less complexity than most, but a pleasant vanilla touch.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007, London. Clear medium amber black color with virtually none head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, roasted, caramel, mocca, toffee, butter. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is flat.


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