blackisle (706) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50cl. Opaque redbrown color, small frothy tan head, recedes quite quickly to a thin layer, light lacing; aroma is roasted malts, brown sugar, licorice, coffee, earthy; taste is moderate sweet, mild bitter notes, impressions of cold coffee and thin chocomel; light bodied, mouthfeel light but not watery; finish with more mild bitterness. Nice beer, my first mild ale ever, sympathetic style.
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
An English beer belonging to the Mild Ale family. I don’t really understand this kind of beer, the flavours are all fairly interesting but with the low ABV it all ends up being quite under performing to my tastebuds.
BeerandBlues2 (9700) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Favourite Beers. Pours clear dark brown to black with a medium, frothy light tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is peaty smoked malt and woody, earthy hops, light plums and leaves. Flavor is dark malt, earthy hops and medium bitterness, dark fruits and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
Oakes (12612) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at the brewpub. Dark brown, nice golden molasses accents. Rich sweet molasses, great malt character w very light roastiness. Great mild.
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Clear dark ruby/brown with cm thick ivory head which was quick to disappear.
Aroma: Burnt/roast malts, toast, cold coffee, caramel, smoky, chocolate malt, floral and a note of liquorice.
Taste: Low sweetness, low/medium sourness and medium bitterness.
Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, low carbonation, lingering astringent bitter malty finish.
jmgreenuk (4361) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Beers Of Europe. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy off white head and some broken lace. The aroma a little roast, caramel and yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery smoke hop palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. One of the nicest milds I’ve had!
kermis (5069) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours near black with a tan head. Aroma of caramel malts and brown sugar. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Smoke coming out in the palate. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.
deanso (5261) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with jmgreenuk. Big thanks, my lsst english county.
Thin off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Nutty. A nice soomth mild
allmyvinyl (3366) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown with a big frothy white head. Aromas of dark sugar, chocolate and dark stone fruit. Taste has more sweetness than anything, but good for the style. Light body, good chocolatey finish. Nice mild.
AndySnow (3310) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), 2013.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Fruit, roasted malt, a bit smokey.
Body: Medium body with a flat carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, dried fruit, some smoke.