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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007, London. Clear dark amber color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, nutty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a short to average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (32113) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2005
[Cask at Royal Oak, London] A deep red beer with a fine small light brown head. The aroma is slightly sweet malty. The flavor is malty with notes of caramel and roasted bread, but the body is thin.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2007
Cask@Royal Oak, Borough. Rubyish amber colour with not much head. Aroma is popcorn along with butter along with some sweetish malts. Flavour is slightly buttery along with malts and some balancing up hops. Quite dry palate.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (17593) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2006
Cask @ the Royal Oak, Southwark. Pours a reddish brown colour with no head. Fruity malty caramel aroma. Malty caramel flavor with some fruity hiints. Has a fruity malty finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15357) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 19, 2005
Cask at the Royal Oak, London
Dark amber color to brown, thin persistent head. Light aroma, malt and wood. Very round mouthfeel for a Mild, malty, with a fair amount of caramel, and a very balanced final. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2010
cask at GBBF 2010 ... dark red brown ....eggy ... toffee malt nose ... sweet maltsm... light toffee and again a little eggy ... try to rerate ...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2005
Cask at Pilot, Maidstone, dark ruby, vague yeasty nose, some malt and yeasty finish, bit bland to be honest


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