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Milestone Dark Galleon

Milestone Dark Galleon
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Brewed by Milestone
Style: Porter
Newark, England

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
Smooth Dark ale with a hint of rum.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Gravity cask at the Bree Louise - London. Pours clear chestnut with a creamy, tan head. The nose holds toffee, brown bread, dry fruits. Light to medium sweet flavor, somewhat metallic, with more bready malts and toffee, along with soft and ripening fruits. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Light sweet finish wtih lightly toasted bread, toffee, some tangy berries. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (827) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
On cask at old swan ( jdw), uttoxeter. Pours dark ruby with light tan head. It's got potential but the water tasted strange behind the beer. Disappointed as it could have been very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at Coombs Wood Sports & Social Club,Halesowen.17th february.Dark brown pour with a good sized light brown creamy head.Dark malt aromas with fruit,chocolate and a little coffee.Dark fruit,chocolate and coffee flavour with some caramel.Full bodied and tasty beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium to dark red brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, burnt caramel - caramelized, light roasted. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120118]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1956) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
Cask@lychgatetavern, wolverhampton. Dark reddish brown faint coffee aroma. Taste is chocolate a little coffee and a strong dark fruit taste at the back of the mouth. Full bodied porter. A good beer, maybe a little too much dark fruit though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2012
A - light coffee, dried fruit, cinnamon, rum and chocolate A - dark amber with Guiness head T - light sweet with light bitter P - mid to full and creamy O - real good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1844) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 23, 2011
Cask, The Interval Cafe, Sheffield. Dark brown, chocolate and faint coffee aroma. Thick with a warming flavour, balanced with malt sweetness edging out the hops. Faint alcohol/rum finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7421) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2011
Bottle from the Vale Brewery Shop, Brill, Buckinghamshire, (Barry purchased this) consumed at Isobel’s (Loz’s mums) 20.05.11 This was better than expected, in fact not too bad at all (not usually a fan of Milestone in bottles) Touch smokey, some coffee, warming, with a little chocolate also. Very tasty. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
Cask på Bankers Draft, Sheffield 1 Okt 10. Mørk rødbrun. Lysebrunt kremskum som fester seg til glasset. Søt fruktig aroma. Veldig pen. Smaken søt karamell. Litt uvariert. Søt bitter – og litt tørr avslutning.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8065) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
Deep mahogany coloured body under a rather dense, light brownish head. Aroma of earthy, dark malts and dark fruits. Notes of resinous hops to the taste buds added by caramel malts. Jam-like impression offset by lingering bitterness to the aftertaste. Smooth palate. Medium bodied. Cask, half at Bankers Draft, Sheffield 1 Oct 10.


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