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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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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!


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2012
A huge old-world style throw-down, with toasted, chocolaty, earthy moldy, herbal/woody, mellow booze stuff you get from English funked out yeast (this ain’t no WLP002, or maybe it is but he’s been using it for generations) and British Pale Malt (guessing Maris Otter). Booyah! I’ll drink it all day.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (4335) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 13, 2016
(En fût à la brasserie): Des céréales collantes et grillées infusées d’un nuage de feuilles de tabac. La sécheresse est grande comme la pugnacité de sa buvabilité.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12576) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (14840) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2014
Cask. Ruby brown, sweet and slight toffee taste. Light body. Decent dark malt complexity. Good mild.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (21888) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2983) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap at Hogshead. Pours a brown color with white head. Roasty, sweet, nutty flavors. One of the best milds I’ve had.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (15270) - San Leandro, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3734) - Kansas, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Half pint draft at Hogshead in Denver, Colorado. The pour is a clear brown, slight ruby with an off white head. The aroma is toffee malt, nice roast, and a fruit apple sweetness. The taste is really smooth, with the toffee malt, roast and grass light fruit sweetness. The roast flavor carries the finish, and really gives it a nice round full flavor. The palate is light bodied, soft carbonation, and the excellent roast finish. Really drinkable, really well executed session beer. I need more beers like this in my life.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6021) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Cask at brewery. Slight caramel and toffee. Tiny chocolate. At this abv really sessionable and very tasty.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
onceblind (6671) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Clear dark brown hued with a quickly dissipating head, though it leaves great lace. The aroma is kinda nutty with caramel tones with crystal malts. The flavor, unfortunately, falls kinda short. Has a light body with a semi-metallic aftertaste. In between is ok, with mild tones of caramel grains and light hop bitterness. But it’s hard to get anything else through the metallic taste and light body. Dry bready finish.


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