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Formerly brewed at Growler (prev Nethergate)
Style: Mild Ale
Sudbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain.
A typical old fashioned dark mild, but with a surprisingly fresh bitterness, which is held right to the very finish.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2007
Cask (handpump) at GBBF, August 2006. Deep chestnut brown colour with a thin beige head. Light malt aroma - more grainy than roasty. Reasonably dry on the palate with ample nutty and caramel character. Decent fruity mouthfeel, not too thin with a touch of bite on the finish. An extremely drinkable and wholesome mild. Not sure how this differs from the regular Priory Mild but I found it rather more enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 6, 2006
Good, this guyus brew nice beers. The taste of the malts was nice, nice foam, not the favourite of some others, but it is not a law. I like the aftertaste and the aroma, not tiring after.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2006
Cask (GBBF 2006): Deep amber brown with a touch of roast and choc. Medium bodied, refreshing. Nice mild.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Cask conditioned - handpump - GBBF. A very dark brown coloured beer. The aroma has some slight maltiness but not much else. The taste had some slightly stale roasted malt, and an oily character. It was however a little farty which, of course, let it down.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Cask at GBBF 2006. Very dark brown with disappearing beige head. Quite a bit of caramel. Quite a decent dark mild. Some dark malts. Decent depth of flavour. Bit of grainy powder on end. Nice mild.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 6, 2006
Cask, GBBF 06. Very fruity, malty aroma, little taste though. Nice balanced palate. Gentle and good session


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