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

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Dark, refreshing beer with a distinct chocolate malt flavour and a smooth hoppy finish.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2009
Tried at the Charles Dickens amazing mild! not quite as roasty as the bottle but smoother and probably better balanced for it really glad i popped in for a swifty now!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (16395) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2009
<i>Gravity at The Bree Louise, London</i>
Red-mahogany color. A good mix of (light) malt and caramel, lightly fruity too; luckily there is no roasted malt, unfortunately there is a light metallic touch. The final, well bitter, is also a bit harsh. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (1049) - Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Dark ruby with lasting brown, creamy head. Chocolate, roast, and coffee aroma and flavour notes. Medium body, with creamy, clean finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyzzywyz22 (2094) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2008
Cask, New Oxford, Salford. Exceedingly dark brown colour; virtually black. Dissipating light brown head. Aroma packed with dark malt and coffee. Similar flavour with some sweetness and shades of licorice. Bitter finish. Pretty complex for a 3.4% brew. Meeow.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (10676) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 14, 2008
Cask (Ealing BF2008)
Classic dark mild appearance. Sweet strawberry aroma. A little watery, but not thin. Some esters, well balanced, and a big roasty taste. Finish is burnt, but not astringent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1770) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2008
[Cask at the Oakford Social CLub, Reading] Large soft creamy head with a hint of coffee. Beer itself is rather bitter for a mild; also rather watery. Some red fruits come through later. Vary easy drinking, and flavours improved as I drank more - the second pint was nicer than the first.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6888) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Edgar Wallace, London WC2 16/5/08. Near black with a slight, off-white head. Slightly roasted aroma with some bitter chocolate. Light mouth feel with a touch of fruit and coffee, before a slightly sweet finish. Ok.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2014 Cask at The Horseshoe, Hampstead 28 Apr 08. Dark brown/black colored. A small creamy head. Modest aroma of coffee. Dry flavor of coffee. No bitterness. A bit one dimensional.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2008
Cask @ Battersea Beer Festival ’08. Pours dark red / brown, thin bubbly head. Aroma is smoky, roasted malts. Taste is earthy, breadlike, dark malts, slight sweetness. Not bad, but could be better.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2008
Cask @ Battersea Beer Festival 2008. Nose is perfumed, floral and malty with a hint of roasted malts. Pours a dark red/brown beer with a small frothy. Soft mouth feel and delicate. Sweetness in the finish. Too simpkle.


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