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Harveys Sussex XX Mild [aka Sussex Dark Mild] (Cask)

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Brewed by Harveys
Style: Mild Ale
Lewes, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
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Cask: Regular.
This dark traditional mild ale, brewed all year round to an original gravity of 1028°-1032° is a well balanced beer with a soft, slightly sweet palate.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (3396) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at 2014 GBBF. Saturday dregs tick and run. Ruby red coloured pour with a lasting cream head. Aroma is earthy nutty, light sulphur berry hop. Flavour is light, wood, lnutty malts, light . palate is light sharp apple. Not a big fan of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (2754) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Very smooth and mild beginning. The beer is smooth and easy to drink, still nice malty and fresh. Dry malt in the mainpart, fresh, hints of sourness. The aftertaste is smooth, fresh dry malty, only hints of bitterness.
Very nice and easy to drink mild ale!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (352) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
Cask at the John Harvey Tavern, Lewes 31/7/14. Pours black with a beige head. Thin. Not much happening.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9131) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Gravity dispense at the 15th Kingston BF, 16/05/14. Dark mahogany brown with reddish hues and a moderate light tan covering clearing to edgework. Nose is treacle toffee, woody twinge, dark berry fruit, light sulphur, orchard notes. Taste comprises dark malt, light roast, red berries, treacle toffee, ashen notes. Light to medium bodiment, fine carbonation, drying close. Ok mild.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (3419) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Cask at the Royal Oak. Dark brown with off white head. Aroma is malty, earth and light roasted notes. Taste is cola, toffee, malt and light liquorice. A bit thin but great considering the abv

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (11404) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak, Borough, London. Clear dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Watery. 051013

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2013
Cask Royal Oak, Borough, London. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are toasted malt, caramel, fruits and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
Cask @ Royal Oak. Dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is liht roasted malts, chocolate, caramel and bread. Flavour is light roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, bread, medium sweet and a little bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4174) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Huddersfield Beer Festival. Has a small head and a malty aroma. Bland for a mild.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
29th July 2013
Royal Oak. Cask. Clear deep red - amber beer. Little pale tan head. Light dry palate, very moderate carbonation. Mildly tangy dried fruits. Little apple. Little malt. Dry finish. Meh! Watery and green and a bit rubbish.


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