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

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RATINGS: 75   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2011
Cask at the Royal Oak, London. Dark reddish brown color. Dryish chocolate, toffee and nuts taste with fruity wine gums and peppery hops in the background. Easy mild taste, reminds Finnish low alcohol table beer (kotikalja).

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
shoulderbroken (1887) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 26, 2011
Cask at the Royal Oak. Dark red/brown with a small beige/slightly grey head. Aroma is oaky and fruity, bit of cherry in there I think. Quite creamy malty with a slight sourness. Bit thin in the mouth, and but with a nice fruity finish. For me one of the better Harveys beers, but still not wild about it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6290) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2011
Cask at the Royal Oak. It pours dark brown, with pretty much no head. The nose is caramel, dark fruit, chocolate and a touch of vinegar. The taste is caramel, light vinegar, nut, wood, leather, roast malt and charcoal, with a big dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13749) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2011
Cask @ Royal Oak, London. RBESG 2011. Pours ruby amber with a small white head. Bread, chocolate and grain. Smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
Cask at The Royal Oak - RBESG. Clear dark red/brown - white head. Roasted. Berries. High malty. Sweetness. Brown sugar. Soft body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (6176) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2011
Cask at the Royal Oak, RBESG 2011. Almost black with a purple glow and lace. Light chocolate nose, a bit funky, some berries. Fruity, dusty flavor with powdered chocolate and a roasty finish. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1748) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2011
Cask - The Royal Oak, Borough, London. Poured a hazy, deep ruddy brown with a fine though lasting tan head leaving a moderate, soapy lace. Mild sweet roasty, fruity notes on the aroma. Delicate roast on the tongue, a hint of chocolate, nutty, house yeast and a finishing berry tang. Dry medium length bitterness, light body with softish carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5077) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2011
taster at the GBBF 2011. creamy white head. Amber pour. Nice enough Mild beer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (10515) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2011
Cask at the Lord Nelson, Brighton. Pours amber-brown with a filmy, off-white head. Some light toasted malts and ripe fruit in the nose. Flavor is lightly sweet with hints of toffee, some bread and faint, ripe dark fruits. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Finish is lightly dry with dark fruit. Alright, nothing special.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
From cask at Royal Oak. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is mild roasted malt. Light breadish flavoured. Bitter and slight watery. Bitter and roasted malt finish.


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