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Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Mild Ale
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and filtered bottle.
A dark rich beer that shows glints of red. The taste is clean, slightly sharp with a hint of blackcurrant.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4467) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle from CBB. It poured a wonderful light amber red with a thick tan head of foam. It is VERY easy to drink with a malty aroma, sweet taste and a smooth dry mildly bitter finish. Itís a great session beer and a nice beer for Japanese ladies-sweet, easy to drink and different from a boring bland lager!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (3083) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 28, 2013
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with full head. Aromas of toffee, golden raisins, and roasted malts. Flavors of malts, toast, light fruitiness, and hops. Tasty for a mild.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (4697) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2012
Cask by handpump at West Kirk, Ayr - clear dark red brown, thin bubbly beige head, berry fruit aroma, blackcurrant, bitter taste, bitter aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (7994) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2012
(cask@CPBF2012) Amber colour. Aroma/taste caramel malts, hoppy berry fruits (D13)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (10206) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2012
500 ml bottle. L0311. BB May 2013. From the Fyne Ales Brewery in Cairndow, Scotland.
Clear dark reddish brown colour with small to average sized light tan head. Chocolate and roasted malt combined with nice shade of hoppy bitterness. Flavour is hoppy bitterness and roasted malt with notes of chocolate, resin and pine. Excellent. This could be Black IPA. Tasty and balanced. This must be the best Mild Ale Iíve ever tasted. Nice hoppy bitterness in aftertaste. This brewery really knows what they are doing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unstablefable (233) - SCOTLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Pours a dirty ruby colour with a light crema head, rich dark fruits, dates and honey, tastes of nice earthy hops touch of bitter chocolate. Quite a creamy mouthful. Nice beer via Beer Buddy

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (2281) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 10, 2012
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK. Medium brown, frothy head. Chocolate and citrus aroma. Somewhat sweet with prune and raisin flavors. Finish is hoppy, with more chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cav (2) - SCOTLAND - OCT 19, 2012 does not count
Cask at Marine Hotel, Stonehaven. Tried it on consecutive nights. Nice hop / malt balance, slight haze, lovely aroma, Pretty decent pint

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
knickskicks (1147) - - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle. Dark ruby/chestnut with lasting creamy beige head. Rich berries dominate the aroma; some port, mineral water. Taste is somewhat tart berries, bittering hops, and light chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (6646) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2012
500 ml bottle, from a potential importer. ABV is 4.4%. Chestnut colour, large to moderate beige head, leaves a nice lacing in the glass. Pleasant aroma of mildly roasted malts, hints of coffee and caramel, but not sweetish. The flavour has first a medium dry mild roastiness, also some fruity notes with hints of blackcurrants, and ends in a more distinct roastiness and dry hoppy bite, Very good - the best bottled beer Iíve had from Fyne Ales so far. Got my "Aye!" vote for import to Norway.


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