Brewed by Nethergate
Style: Mild Ale
Sudbury, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask: Occasional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (5297) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2013
(cask) pours a slightly hazy dark copper-ruby colour with a frothy light beige head. aroma of green tea, liquorice, caramel, chlorine, toffee and banana. flavour is dark chocolate, toasted malts, earwax, marshmallow, herbal hops and banana, quite alcoholic, with a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (5985) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; mahogany pour with beige head, roast malt aroma, sweet taste with dried fruits quite bitter for a mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
On cask at Old Swan, Uttoxeter. Pours red brown with foamy head. Watery, some liquorice, roasts. Perfectly acceptable mild. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4510) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2013
Cask by handpump at Prestwick Pioneer - clear dark amber red, thin bubbly tan head, soft fruit and toffee aroma, no lacing, sweet, toffee, watery, very easy to drink, refreshing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2012
3rd April 2010
Kings Head, Norwich. Clear dark brown beer. Light white head. Softish semi dry palate. Fair bit of malt with a trace of toffee. Orange in the undertone, drop of ref fruits as well. Finishes dry. Not bitter. Inoffensive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1633) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2012
Weak aroma. Looks good though, dark with a creamy-beige head. Light taste of roasted malt, slightly watery palate. Very drinkable as you’d expect from a mild. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1568) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 15, 2012
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in May 2010. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear ruby red in colour with a thin buff head. Roast malt and then sweet winegums in the short aroma. Thin watery mouthfeel and poor lacing. Mixed malts give sweet fruit flavours of redcurrant and grape. A dry woody note present in the short bitter aftertaste. Finish is sweet with a strong vinous edge. An ok session mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12763) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 4, 2011
GraviCask (GBBF2011, Friday)
Milky roast. Fairly solid, but the lacticity built up and detractoed from teh taste eventually. Pretty OK, I guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39084) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
From cask. Pours deep amber and golden with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight fruity. Roasted malty and breadish flavoured. Bitter and dry. Roasted and hoppy. Bitter and yet malty finish. Ends dry and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7680) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2010
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London, 8 Aug 2010) Dark ruby colour with brief, beige head. Malty nose with notes of caramel, dark fruit and prunes. Malty, toasty taste with caramel, dark fruit, raisins and a slightly bittersweet finish. Below medium body, fairly sweet. Nice and tasty.

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