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Brewed by Grainstore (Davises Brewing Co)
Style: Mild Ale
Oakham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A refreshing well balanced dark mild, whose chocolate and fruity flavours compliment its roasted long bitter finish. Primed using a combination of rich dark sugars, this beer is a taste sensation.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (11770) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
Cask at the brewpub. Dark brown, nice golden molasses accents. Rich sweet molasses, great malt character w very light roastiness. Great mild.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (688) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
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. Comments: Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (3563) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
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!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4256) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (2145) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2013
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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (2458) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2013
How: Cask.
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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13. Light black with a moderately sized light tan head that dissipates edgeward. Nose is bready, dark fruits, liqourice. Taste comprises cardboard, light fruit, toffee. Medium to light in body, fine carbonation, dry finale. Ok mild.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1066) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a clear dark ruby colour with a thin, but consistent beige head. Nutty aroma with caramel and cereal. Flavours of dried fruit, cocoa and dark malts. Leaves with dryer grain and hay.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (13343) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
13th August 2013
GBBF Day 1. Dark deep amber beer, small pale tan head. Light dry palate with mild carbonation. Clean fresh malt. Tangy dark fruits, little apple. Smooth finish. Not too bad.


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