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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
This big flavor session beer combines dates, plums, and other dark fruits, with toffee, caramel, and toast maltiness. Wood and damp earth tones from the British Ale yeast and UK hops play supporting roles. Overall, reminiscent of toasted whole wheat with dark fruit marmalade. Clean sweet mouth feel ending moderately but firmly bitter and lightly roasted. As this beer warms toffee notes run wild!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap @ Hogshead. Pours a dark brown/mahogany pour with an off-white head. Nice toast and toffee aromas. Coffee, roasted malt, and some cocoa powder. A bit of nuts. Flavor is bitter roasted malt and coffee up front. Cocoa, toasted malt, and toffee sweetness. Nice herbal hops on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (15805) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2014
Cask. Ruby brown, sweet and slight toffee taste. Light body. Decent dark malt complexity. Good mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13404) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 8, 2012
On tap at Hogshead poured a clear brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of toffee, tobacco and light roastiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of tobacco, toffee and light roastiness with a crisp dry lingering toffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2015 (Cask) Pours a clear amber-brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted grain, earth, toffee, cocoa, banana, and bread. Flavor of roasted grain, cocoa, earth, and caramel with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (12192) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Hand pull. Pours clear tawny with a large, creamy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is chocolate, light caramel and toast, biscuit malt, light earthy hops and frutiy esters. Flavor is lightly sweet malt, light hops and bitterness, fruity estes and a sweet finish. Light body, medium carbonation. A very pleasurable Mild Ale, probably the best one I have ever had - I am hard pressed right now to remember a better one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Tap @ brewery. Clear, deep reddish brown appearance with a cream colored head. Roasty, burnt toffee, mild cocoa, a touch fruity aroma. Quite delicious, a touch smoky, roasty caramel malty, burnt toffee, somewhat earthy, very clean flavor. Easy to drink and quite flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9593) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2012
Draught at the brewery, on October 10, 2012
Sweet, malty, caramel taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, malty scent. Very nice and drinkable. Grainy aftertaste. Hazy dark copper color, tan head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9403) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 2, 2016
Cask at the brewpub. Chocolate malt nose. Soft, smooth chocolate flavor, a touch of coffee. Light and smooth. A properly done mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery, this was my favorite and I wish this was on cask instead cause it would have made it that much better. Dark brownish red pour with thin off white head, aroma brought notes of nice cocoa powder, nuts, earth and musty notes, hints of bready and yeasty malts, touch of toffee and caramel as well, balanced very well. Taste is a nice mix of dark cocoa powder with hints of caramel and nuts, some bitter earthy musty notes with a touch of yeast, some bready malts come back with a touch of grass and bittering hops, finishing fairly clean, nice balance of sweet and bitter and dry.

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