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House Ales X C’est What? Mildly Bitter

House Ales X C’est What? Mildly Bitter
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Formerly brewed at House Ales
Style: Mild Ale
Toronto, Canada
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AGAquino (667) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
From notes, at Bar Volo pre- Cask Days 2011. Pours a very cloudy ruby amber colours with a decent foamy head. English mild aroma and flavours of light chocolate, roasted malts and nuanced herbal bitters. Nicely balanced and very flavourful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6376) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2012
October 25, 2011 - on gravity cask at Volo, pre- Cask Days 2011. Almost opaque deep ruby-brown with a decent if smallish frothy beige head. Appealing aroma - more like a traditional English mild - dry and roasty, no alcohol, a bit of cocoa and light fresh green herbal bitterness. Taste is dry, far less roast character, more dessert dryness, almost acidic - again no alcohol and surprisingly bitter. Average body, slick, lightly carbonated with a long, bitter, sort of cocoa finish ---- pretty solid, ultimately.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (4170) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2011
Cask at volo. Soft floral hops upfront with some mild toasty malts. Light carb, solid mouthfeel. Slighty nutty finish with some grassy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7268) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2011
Cask at Volo. Pours a very deep reddish-brown, almost black, with a small somewhat-lasting fizzy tan head. Sweet and roasty aroma with hints of chocolate, dark fruit and vanilla. Flavour of lightly toasted caramel malt, dark fruit, light leafy hops, hints of coffee & chocolate and a light to average bitter finish. Average bodied. This isn’t what I expected from a Mild but I really enjoyed it, especially on a rainy day like today.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2011
[4040-20111024] Cask. Green leafy malt aroma. Hazy, dark dark brown body with a quick off-white bubbly head. Bitter leafy bark malt flavour. Medium body. Tasty. (7/3/7/4/14) 3.5
Overheard: "Your beer has maggots in it." -- referring to hop leaf floaties, that is
(@ Volo; Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12935) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2011
End of cask so it looked like milk chocolate with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice fruity esters, with grapes and light molasses, and some chocolate notes. In mouth, a smooth nutty malt with light grassy hops, very nice and smooth, light mineral notes. On tap at Volo, Oct. 29 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2911) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 29, 2011
Appearance: dirty brown, small brown head. Aroma: Malty, slightly hoppy and smoky. Flavour: smoky, malty, nice & smooth. Very drinkable. Nice session ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2011
2011-10-24. Dark brown body with a small frothy tan head. 3+ Flavour is fairly mild, modest hoppy bitterness, light toasty malt character, mild fruity notes. Lingering bitterness in the finish has a sort of roasty touch to it. 6+ Mild aroma has lightly herbacoues hop character. 6+ Smooth average palate. Lingering green hops. Decent. Cask at Volo, Toronto

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 28, 2011
On Cask at Volo
Aroma highly aromatic, soft frontal hop. Floral feel, hint of anise and licorice. Pleasant. 6+.
Appearance dark brown, lightly hazed. Rocky tanned top.
Flavor and Palate : Medium bodied. Smooth ,clean , great spread on palate. Woody , nutty with slight roast . Soft drinkable finish. Bitter top end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2011
English mild fest at Bar Volo. Almost no head and dark. Chooclate, somewhat coffee grounds. Averagemouthfeel, more bitterness as it warms. 39 IBU. No aroma.

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