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


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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
The mirror image of Rock Bitter, smooth and dark with a biscuity flavour. Back in the pre-war days this beer would have been on sale in virtually every one of the brewery's jug and bottle counters throughout the county and beyond.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Deep ambery brown colour, small head. Aroma is roasted malts, some dark dry fruits as well as mild liquorice. Flavour is fruity, sour wooden notes as well as some bready and mild liquoriceish notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joe19612 (2618) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
Cask at GBBF 2010. Pours a chocolate black with no head. Real fruity aroma with roasted malts. Real malty and fruity taste which leads to a good dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2010
Cask at GBBF. Almost black, frothy head. Fruity, earthy, hints of roast and chocolate. Likeable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 27, 2010
Cask at the Battersea Beer Festival, 10th Feb 2010. Very dark brown. Quite watery. Nasty aroma - I think renfissch’s comment was "slug slime" - I got ammonia and off milk/cheese. Flavour has some of the same characteristics. Some dark fruits. Cleanish finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2010
Cask. Aroma has light notes of coffee, candied malt, deep auburn, red at the sides, pours a small toffee head, leaves some pretty lace. Flavour is roasted malt, a bit of coffee. Light bodied, very well balanced, lovely bitterness, a smooth suppin’ beer. Terrific session!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
renffisch (891) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2010
BBF 2010 Nutty roast nose with slight amonia, jasmine and washing powder to it. Bitter lovely woody quaffable stuff. Very dark in colur. Nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2008
(Cask at Pembury Tavern, Hackney, London, 20 Nov 2008) Black colour with frothy, pale brown head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of coffee, dark fruit and prunes. Roasted, malty taste with coffee, chocolate, dark rye bread and hints of citrus in a fairly bitter finish. More hops than usuallly found in a mild. Fairly thin body. Nice and tasty mild.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (6067) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2008
Cask at the Dolphin Inn, Derby. Deep brown with a cream head; fruity aroma; fruity body with some roasted chocolate; long dry finish with a bitter edge. A well-made mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2008
Cask at the Bell, Nottingham. Dark brown beer with fruit aroma. It is rich and full flavoured, mainly sweet malt but with surprising hop for a mild. Deserved the silver award at GBBF. Very moreish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (34660) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2007
Cask at GBBF 2007. A brown beer with a thin beige head. The aorm aissweet malty, while the flavor is sweet malty combined with a roasted note.

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