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Muirhouse Magnum Mild

Brewed by Muirhouse
Style: Mild Ale
Ilkeston, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Status uncertain.
Note: Not to be confused with Magnum Mild The Dirty Harry Edition which is a different (and stronger) beer and should be added as a new entry if seen.

Fantastic rich strong mild. Overall winner at Leicester BF.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cask, The Criterion, Leicester. Near black with a beige head. Aromas are weetabix and chocolate with cream. Mellow coffee beans with cocoa nibs and yeast. Flavours are nutty, gritty coffee with toffee and raisins. Hints of lemon with a light fruit and pine bitterness. Dry and herbal on the finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4498) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Cask at the 17th Egham Beer Festival. Deep mahogany with a loose tan head; demerara sugar aroma; sweet roasted malt taste with a touch of smoke; and a satisfying dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2014
Cask at the egham festival... Dark black... Thin tan head.. Soft chocolate roast nose... Dark malts.. Soft roast... Soft chocolate... Light roast.. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10170) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Cask conditioned at Leicester Beer Festival ’14. Very dark brown with cream head. Full and roasty malts to the fore with this, there is a good bitterness, lasting on the palate. Earthy and nutty. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier (2950) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013
On cask at the Derby Beer Festival
Since there was nothing good on in the local Derby bar I headed down the hallway to try a few Muirhouse beers. After sampling them I am convinced that they might be one of the better breweries at the festival. This mild is a good example - flavorful and rich without being so overwhelming it is no longer sessionable.

Aroma / Appearance - The reddish black base and thin layer of tan head rest in the glass peacefully. The lack of carbonation is no surprise given the cask treatment. Roasted coffee, bittersweet dark chocolate, and malts tickle the nose. This smells like the office coffee pot right after the last drop comes out of the percolator.

Flavor / Palate - Coffee, dark fruits, and chocolate rinse clean the palate and lay a foundation for enjoyment. The texture of slightly burnt toast carries into the dry finish. Tasting of one dollar coffee from the gas station it has this cheap feel that somehow works with the other elements. If I could only have tried one beer at the festival this would have been no letdown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at The Craven Arms,Birmingham.5th march.Very dark brown almost black pour.Medium sized white head.Roast malt,coffee and chocolate aroma.Roast malt,dark fruit and chocolate taste.Very nice and very easy to drink mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3789) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
Hand pulled at the Craven Arms, Brum. Jet black, with white fluffed toupee. Wow - a Mild to reignite my love of Mild. Soft, smooth mouthfeel. Flavours are gentle, insistent, creeping - sweet roast gets inside your tastebud area. Superbly easy to swig and satisfying. Essential Mild, which rolls back the jahren.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (1882) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Cask@lychgatetavern, wolverhampton. Dark brown beer with small head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted coffee and chocolate. Taste is chocolate, licorice and dark fruits. A very nice mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120503]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20302) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 29, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. More or less black colour, small white head. Aroma is chocolate, liquorice and some mild wooden and burnt wooden notes. Flavour is roasted malts, dark fruits, some mild smoked wet wooden notes as well.

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