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Great Crescent Mild Ale

Great Crescent Mild Ale
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Formerly brewed at Great Crescent Brewery
Style: Mild Ale
Aurora, Indiana USA
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Great Crescent Mild Ale is a Midwest interpretation of a classic English-style Mild. This beer has moderate malt aroma with biscuit, caramel and lightly roasted malt flavors. The bitterness of this beer is kept low and most people appreciate that there is a lower alcohol level without compromising on malt balance and flavor. The Great Crescent Brewery uses 5 different malts to create this beer. Our mild ale is mahogany color, clear and unfiltered to so we can maintain the fresh natural flavors craft beer drinkers are seeking. IBU: 25.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10683) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Can. Cocoa malt and straw aroma. Clear brown color with moderate head. Slightly sweet chocolate malt and straw flavor. A tad light but overall very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluejacket74 (1832) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2011
16 ounce can. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a clear amber/brown color with a half inch off-white head that went away quickly. Thereís a decent amount of lacing left behind on the glass. Aroma is toasted malt, toffee, and some caramel malt and nuts. Taste is similar to the aroma, but thereís the addition of some light hops. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, itís a bit coating but itís also a bit watery too. It goes down smooth and is easy enough to drink. Not a bad brew, itís always nice to see more breweries can their beer. Iíd buy this again, Iíll have to try and make it to their brewpub/brewery sometime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (13475) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Poured clear dark amber color an average fizzy white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Moderate sweet roasted malt aroma. Medium body. Moderate roasted sweet flavor and medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft flavorful drinkable beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ContemplateBeer (1996) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Light hops in the aroma. Typical light ale appearance. Flavor was fairly watery. Creamy palate. Too watery for my taste, but very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2008

11/15/2008: Great Crescent Mild Ale has a really nice roasty flavor. It has a mild bitterness and good malt flavor without being too heavy. This beer is brown, clear, and has a medium-light to medium body. This is a good Mild.

Draught sample at Great Crescent Brewery in Aurora, Indiana. Rating #1 for this beer...

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