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Muirhouse Magnum Mild

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

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (819) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2015
Cask. Pour is black, aroma is toffee, nutty. Taste is toffee, malty, gentle earthy bitterness, rather thin. Nice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1801) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Gravity at the National Winter Ales Festival in Derby. Pours ruby with a thin cream head. Pleasant coffee aroma. Light roasty coffee flavour. Thin body. A nice easy drinking mild.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1216) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Cask at George’s, March. Impenetrable black with a wisp of off-white head. Liquorice, slate and coffee aroma. Bittersweet initial taste, but you becomes aware of the sourness as the pint goes on. Almost Guinness-like. Bitter-sour finish with a grainy coffee taste. Do I detect pork scratching a, or would that be the perfect companion to this drink? At any rate, one to seek out.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8669) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4972) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (16654) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11145) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier (3195) - 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.

3.9
   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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4040) - 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.


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