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

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2007
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Dark reddish brown with a small off white head. Yeasty, sweet, floral aroma with a lovely old-fashioned mustiness in the background. Taste is rich with berry fruits: clean,fresh and delightful. A little back of the throat bitterness. This is as good as a mild gets.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 13, 2007
Dark brownish, thin tan head. Nose is quite fresh malty, some fruit and hop. Mouth is light and fresh, some sweetness. Slightly dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at the Pembury Tavern. Hmm, nice balance of crisp dry hops and lovely sweet malt. Blackberry and prunes in the nose. Freakishly tastes of mac and cheese. Honest guv! Quite sweet until the very bitter finish. A decent mild.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Civic Hall, Pudsey 12/03/2005 Black slightly rich on the palate and sweet. Some dryness and roast malt in a hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13632) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2005
Cask gravity at Notts BF 05. Black beer with no head. Quite a hoppy nose for a mild. Good in mouth with choc/coffee kicking in. Good enough mild.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2005
Cask, Leicester Beer Fest 05. Aromas are earthy roast malts with floral hops and some metallic elements. Flavours are soft roast malts with light chocolate. Quite sweet with floral hops. Some fruitiness, too. Quite hoppy for a mild.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4241) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2005
Cask@Leicester Beer Festival. Plain looking mild with a light musty, malty aroma and a good strongly bitter flavour. Overall a good mild.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2004
Cask@Chelmsford BF. A simple but enjoyable mild. Lightly roasted/toasted, some oats, with a light acidity, decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2004
Beer #19 at Chelmsford Beer Festival, with Duff. Very dark, opaque colour. Bready malt aroma. Clean, fruity palate. As others have remarked, there are more hops than usual in a mild. Soft finish. A good solid mild. Doesn’t set the world on fire, but comes across very nicely. Cask (gravity dispense).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2004
[Cask conditioned] Beutiful very dark coloured. Very fruity for a mild ale. Creamy and soft mouthfeel.


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