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


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 99   ABV: 3.3%
Cask; Regular. Part of the Classic Range.
A rich dark mild with bags of character from the lavish use of chocolate malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11947) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Chestnut with white head. Rich, malty, fruity mild, dark chocolate notes with a fireside, coal dust hint. A plummy fruitiness emerges. Probably a little too much going on for a mild but very pleasant in it’s own right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garrat (1314) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2010
Cask,Dark Ale Days 2010 - Edwardstone White Horse.Black with a red hue,aroma of coffe and roasted barley,taste of roasted,vinous,hops,bubblegum,dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Pembury Tavern, 90 Amhurst Road, Hackney, London, Greater London England E8 1JH.
Clear dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, chocolate, licorice. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090731]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biggles231 (17) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2009
Dark, roasts without caramel, good hop rate and lasting finish. Drinks beyond its strength, a rewarding top class mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2009
Cask@Pembury Tavern. Deep ambery colour, small beige head. Aroma is mild caramel malts, some oak, mild syrupy sweetness and some other sweet stuff. Flavour is dark dry fruits, mild roast, some wood and yeast. Quite pleasantly balanced Also some nuttyness as it warms up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1669) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2009
Cask at the Pembury Tavern on 8th July 2009. A dark ruby mild with an initially fair - but soon collapsing - white frothy head giving some initial lacing. Very flavoursome - the cask was particularly well-kept. Delicious roast barley and de-luxe malts abound in a mild which is particularly flavoursome for its low ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2009
I’ve missed this beer on a couple of occasions at the local pub and at Festivals, so I was pleased to see it on cask at the Wellington Arms, Bedford. Dark red brown with a small off white head. Ashy malt aroma with a hint of yacht varnish. Odd sweet painty taste with autumnal leaves and woodsmoke. A little sourness and a dryness which gradually intensified. Not a typical mild. I’d have liked less bitterness and more grain. Disappointing from this excellent brewery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bullit (4285) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 26, 2009
Cask @ 3 Judges. Ruby red/brown colour. small tan head. Aroma of toasted malts, dry fruits and toffee. Flavour: aceton, estery, dark fruits and caramel malts. Slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2009
<i>Cask Conditioned at The Pembury Tavern, London</i>
Hazy dark mahogany color. There is a light aroma of burnt malt. The mouthfeel is light, with <i>flat</i> caramel flavor, light chocolate, low bitterness and a light touch of burnt malt and paper. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6371) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2008
Cask. At the Pembury Tavern. Slightly hazy mahogany pour with an average frothy off-white head. Sweet, slightly burnt treacle aroma, light cocoa and dry light bitterness. The taste is quite sweet, a little acidity but nothing near sourness, perhaps a hint of saltiness mixed in with the somewhat carbonized nutty/toffee sweetness. Sticky mouthfeel, appropriately light bodied, sweet and malty through and through, but there’s enough bitterness (and "burntness") to balance it out - IMO an excellent mild, and in top shape. (hey, same number’s as Tom!)

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