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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 4, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium black brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, light chocolate and coffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. fruity, soft - smooth. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100804]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29848) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20902) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 7, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2010. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel and toffee aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with some weak hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty toffee and caramel finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2010
cask at GBBF 2010 ... dark brown ... soft chocolate roast tofffee malt ... thin woody roast ... light chocolate

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14132) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11863) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2012
Cask at the Duchess of Cambridge, London. Pours rich, black-brown with a frothy, beige head. Dark, almost burnt toast nose. Light sweet flavor with subtle dark fruits, light cocoa, raisins, grapes. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Nice condition. Moderately dry to finish, lightly toasty, with darkly toasted sugars, light dirt, purple grapes. A basic but fairly well-rounded mild.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11276) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2007
Very dark brown with a red hue. Lasting small off-white head. Fruity and floral notes in the aroma along with some toffee. Roast and dry fruity flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10648) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2007
Cask conditioned at The Merchants Inn, Rugby, Warks. Dark brown with cream head. Sweet fruity mild, quite plummy with a touch of rich malty notes and nuts. There is a hop character giving an odd bitterness. Overall a pretty good mild.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 15/11/13. Light black/extremely dark mahogony brown with a thin tan head that clears to a swirl. Nose is light toffee, sawdust, earthy, faint berry fruits, liqourice. Taste comprises cocoa, hint of soap, liqourice, touch of berry fruit, Soreen Malt Loaf, Ribena. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry conclusion. Decent mild.


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