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

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (16416) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2016
Gbbf. Klares dunkel orange braunes Bier mit einer geringen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch nach roten Früchten, dunkles süßes malz. Geschmack nach dunklem mild süßem malz, rote Früchte, mild hopfig.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3298) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2016
Cask @ GBBF 2016. Very dark brown with a small tan head. Malty and smokey tones. Malt, coffee, smoke and hops. Light body with a bitter/ fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (966) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Cask pint at The Monkey Walk (JDW) in Coalville. Very dark, maybe a touch of red.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (2255) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Gravity cask at the 2016 Leicester Beer Festival. Dark brown with only a suggestion of head. Small amount of visible carbonation. Red berry, hazelnut and cola in the aroma. Nice but predictable. Taste is better: sweet but with a gentle roasted malt quality. Sweet Ovaltine finish. Fuller body than most milds. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3240) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2016
500ml, bruin tot zwart, met minimale beige kraag. aroma van mout, geroosterde mout, chocolade, vanille, graan. smaken van chocolade, hopjesvla, mout, dun, licht zuur, vanille, desert, lichte koffie, poeder cacao, bruine suiker, aardig maar ook niet meer dan dat.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gentle_Ben (44) - Rutland, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Classic mild. Lots of malty flavours but as per all Grainstore beers no hops to speak of. Relatively pleasant as a session beer but too thin for the style and I would not go out of my way to drink this again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MustangMarkF (244) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
500ml Bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with a thin head. Aroma of chocolate and has a fruity and caramel taste- very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (14700) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle thanks to Benzai - Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of cocoa, dark sugar and touch of dry liquid smoke - lighter bodied. Pretty good for the style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015
Cask at Grainstore Brewery, Oakham. Pours dark ruby with light tan head. Initial sour, then smokiness, then thin wishy wash. More dry smoke, some dark fruit. Good then, average, then good. In and out like a fiddler’s elbow.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
superflyguy (435) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
good stuff. travelled a long way to sample it. worthwhile, and another county closer to gold!


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