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


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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
This traditional dark mild won the bronze medal at the SIBA Northern region beer competition 2010 as well as being voted the winner in its class at Bradford beer festival 2010. The blend of 5 malts used in the mash give a smooth, mellow easy to drink malt flavour with a hint of liquorices in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (1895) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Cask at Bar Fringe, Manchester. A deep brown colour with a thin beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, slight fudge and smoke. Taste of roasted malts, smoky bacon crisps, some chocolate, nuts and slight liquorice. Light bodied and a smooth texture. A short roasted smokiness in the finish. A good mild. Roasted, smoky flavour and a decent body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5337) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2015
Bottled. 50cl sample. The aroma has cocoa, milk chocolate, roast. Black coloured beer with a thin, lasting, beige head. The taste is light bitter, little sweet, has nice creamy chocolate, bit roast. Medium bodied for its ABV. Very easy drinking beer. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Cask at White Star, Stoke. Pours black brown with tan head. Quite thin, malty but pleasantly so, hint of coffee.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ken1 (1779) - DENMARK - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma: roasted malt and smoke and slight bubblegum. Flavour: roasted malt with smoke and notes of bubblegum. A watery mouthfeel. Colour: dark brown with a white head. From: Tasting at Rasmus40 Mat 2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17803) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle from Alesbymail. Clear dark brown with an off-white hed. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and a little roasted malt. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 230515

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (1420) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
A great bottled mild , light smoke on the malt in the aroma, with a fruity flavour. When milds are this good, I wish there were more of them brewed. Great session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6471) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2015
Nett, für ein dunkles Piwo wirklich nett. Schön malzig mit einer milden süßsauren Geschmacksbalance im Vordergrund und einer ebensofeinen Balance im Aroma mit Röstmalzen, etwas Kaffee und einer milden Säure. Alles ok hier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (6502) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle from a trade with BenH, many thanks. The beer has got a dark colour with a steady big head and medium body. Aroma of malt and chocolate. Taste of mild roasted malt, chocolate, mild coffee, mild hops and light torf. Hints of dark fruits and fresh nuts. Good one, enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (871) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle - ruby red with a thick frothy light brown head. Aroma of lightly roasted coffee, chocolate and a little smoke. Taste is chocolatey with roasted malts, treacle and hints of dark fruit. Mild bitterness to finish. A little bit watery. Medium body, high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 7, 2015
Pours a not quite clear very dark brown. Nice sweet aroma. Watery milky taste.

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