MartinT (9267) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
My Bottom Line:
This silky Dark Mild suggests fruity caramel, mineral notes and light acidity leading to a subtle earthy hop aftertaste.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the dark brown, almost black gown.
-Carbonation is very low, which enhances the silky roundness of the mouthfeel.
-This is by no means an exaggerating lean brew for 3.0% abv pint.
-This is easy drinking, obviously.
On cask at The Lord Nelson, Brighton.
ThirstyBird (2587) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask, pours a super dark clear cola color with a tan head. The smell is dark roasted malt, licorice. The taste is black malt, licorice, dark fruit with a very dry end. Light in body with mild carbonation.
TBone (16115) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2016
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at The Lord Nelson, Brighton. Dark brown color, small brownish head. Earthy raisins aroma. Light-bodied. Light raisins and chocolate in the flavor. Hints of hops in the finish. A bit like drinking watery kvass.
sir__v (1984) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 1, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask @ Royal Oak, London - UK. Color: deep dark brown beer with no carbonation and creamy brown head. Smell: caramel malt. Caramel domination. Sweet. Taste: light body with caramel malt. Caramel and sweet domination. High attenuation, very drinkable. Watery sensation. Aftertaste: caramel and watery sensation.
Stuu666 (10291) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at praf 2016. Pours deep brown, nose is caramel, toffee, roasted, sweeties, taste is toffee, chocolate, thin.
allmyvinyl (9319) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Paisley Beer Festival 2016. Pours clear ruby brown with no real head. Aromas of red fruit, cooked sugar. Taste is more of the same. Thin, watery finish.
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2015
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very thin and mild. Dark cola appearance. Thin head. Quite sweet and a little syrupy.
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The_Osprey (5952) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at GBBF 2015. Black with a big tan head. Aroma is rubbery, earth, faintly sweet watery. Body is medium to light, smooth, rounded, low carbonation. Taste is soft and light with some watery boiled sweets, some sugars and basic malts. A touch watery for me.
thomat (3303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ GBBF 2015. Dark amber with a tiny tan head. malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit and hops. Light body with a nice balanced finish.
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Half. Ale House. Chelmsford, 16th May 2015.
White lacing. Copper bronze and red appearence. Light-roasted. Classic Harvey yeast. Little sticky. Some crystal and sugars. Fruity yeast esters. Sessionable. Descent.