DruncanVeasey (6102) - NUNEATON, Blue Square Premier, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask gravity, The Crown Summer BF, Nuneaton, 02/06/12. Inky, headless mahogany. Coal and black cherry nose. Heavily roasted, slightly soapy linger, nuttiness, puff of smoke. Reasonable.
chriso (7254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask (handpump) at GBBF, day 4 on 4 August 2006. Fairly dark reddish colour. Pleasant toasty and roasted malt aroma. Berry fruit to the fore in the flavour, backed up by a decent depth of dark roast malt. Some chocolate too. An exemplary mild.
Ungstrup (26216) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 20, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at GBBF 2006. A deep red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet roasted with quite strong notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet mlaty with notes of toffee and caramel, leading to a dry bitter and roasted end.
anders37 (12670) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ GBBF 2006. Black colour with a tan head. Slightly roasted malty aroma. Sweet malty and slightly roaste flavor, some hints of coffee and chocolate. Long malty aftertaste.
harrisoni (10909) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at GBBF 2006. Nice dark mild. Good grainy malts, without being powdery. Aroma of choc and coffee. Deep ruby colour with lasting thin beige head. Best session strength mild of the festival. Bit of bitterness on end.
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 13, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Half pint pulled at GBBF, dark brown with some ruby hints and a brown frothy head. A fresh caramal aroma with coffee notes. A bit carbonated in the mouth and feels a little watery. Roasted and chocolate flavours with some bitterness in the finish. Got better through the glass.
omhper (17456) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2006
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
[Cask at GBBF] Dark brown. Evident chocolate aroma. Dryish and light bodied with some roasty malt, tobacco and coffee. The mouthfeel is excellently soft and pleasant. Chocolatey finish with low bitterness. The best mild I had at GBBF.
RoyceH (1180) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 6, 2006
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask, GBBF 06. Young Member’s Bar Crawl. Malts, coffee, some milk chocolate. Flavour lacking, watery. Slightly dry palate.
DanielBrown (3166) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2006
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hand pulled at The Wellingtin, Birmingham. Chestnut colour. Nutty, toasty, milk choc Mild. Beautiful balance and nice flavour. Lighter malt on flavour. Really good.