Mill Street Distillery Ale
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Brewed by Mill Street Brewery (AB InBev)
Style: Old Ale
Toronto, Canada


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
An English "Old Ale" called Distillery Ale brewed to celebrate the opening of our distillery. It is a bright copper colour (just like the still) from the English floor malt as well as the caramel and chocolate malt and it is fermented with English Ale yeast to give it a nice light apple/pear fruitiness. It has a profound amount of aroma hops in it to emulate the classic beer of this style from back when the Distillery District started up in the early 1800’s.

Doaner88's rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Doaner88 (9) - - NOV 20, 2013
Trying to create an old style English ale. Cloudy and unfiltered, little aroma, slightly metallic, thin body and palate. Overall very bland and disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (413) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2015
It pours copper with orange highlights; the head is beige and foamy. The aroma has notes of: toffee, grapefruit, shortbread, skunk, and roasted hazelnut. The taste is medium bitter; there are notes of: toffee, grapefruit, shortbread, and roasted hazelnut. The palate is medium light bodied with light carbonation and a medium finish. Overall, fairly bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (5686) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Not bad for the style. Copper with white head. Draft pour at Mill Street brewery in Toronto, part of a flight. Earthy and fruity. Really well put together. I like. Bartender said it was his favorite

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
exeter (511) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
Poured a cloudy brown with a slightly off-colour head. Bready, chocolatey, fruity/flowery. It’s ok, probably wouldn’t have again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gilvanblight (821) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 24, 2014
Wow, lots of foamy clingy head. Flowery scent. Rather bitter. Has some real bite. Not a fan of that. Roasty and just a bit sweet for a minute but then the bitterness takes over. Sweetness is caramel like. Too much hops for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
[5479-20130604] Tap. Mild grainy fruit aroma. Clear, golden orange body with a quick foamy off-white head. Mildly bitter fruity grains flavour. Medium body. Good, simple. (6/3/6/3/12) 3.0
(Tap Takeover @ C’est What, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours murky brown with an off white head. Aroma is brow bread. Light to medium body, medium to full carbonation. Caramel, orange, lemon, toast... Simple, but OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. This beer feels stronger than it is. From the name to the taste. Big caramel and bread taste, with some hints of chocolate. You also taste the yeast too with some fruitiness in there. Has a good amount of carbonation a bit of bite. A nice surprise that comes in a 6 pack taster pack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (2627) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle. Light murky copper with a beige head. Nice grainy profile with some caramel, light toffee, sweet, some fruit. High carbonation, mild body, inoffensive although a little too sweet and bubbly for my liking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strangebrewer (1181) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
bottle. Poured clear medium red-amber with a thin white head. Light toasty malt aroma. Medium-light body, prickly mouthfeel, slightly acidic. Woody malt flavour, moderately dry metallic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 30, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a tiny white ring of head. Aroma is caramel, nutty, toffee, moderate fruity esters, grassy and a bit earthy. Flavour is caramel, nutty, mild chocolate, grass, earthy, fruity esters, a mild bitterness, and a touch of wood notes. Kinda thin for the style.

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