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Oakham Midnight Mild

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

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Seasonal - May. First brewed May 2009.
Midnight mild has been brewed especially for the Oakademy of Excellence after requests for a mild were made. Midnight is associated with chaos, mystery, death and the underworld so don’t expect it to be too mild.
Mysteriously midnight brown in colour. Full flavoured, hints of roast malts with sweet delicate hop background, distant Oakham style hoppieness to finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Poured a dark, deep reddish brown with a small off white head.. Aroma of sweet chocolate malt and some liquorice. Weak body, flavour as the aroma, very smooth and more-ish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Wig & Pen Northampton 15/05/13. A dark dark ruby coloured beer with a grey head. A fruity mild with some roasty malts and a late bitterness. Quite complex and both tastier and hoppier than your average mild as you’d expect from Oakham. Really enjoyed this and could happily have drank loads more.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3478) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2013
Cask at Barton Arm 10th Anniversary fest; dark brown pour with thin white detected a slight coffee aroma, almost porter like taste, sweet some cherry very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1474) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Cask at the Farmer’s Boy, St Albans on 12th May 2012. Deep brown, yet clear, with a pale brown frothy lasting head and initial lacing. Fruity aroma with berries. Main taste in-mouth is caramel malt, coal and earthy pungency. Touches of milkiness in a complex finish, on a slightly grainy texture and light body, giving an easy-drinking feel to the beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4965) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Cask @ the Cambridge Blue. The pour’s deep brown with a tiny off-white head. The nose is subtle - some roast coffee, light chocolate and general sweet scents. The taste is cola, more light chocolate and deep red fruits. The finish is watery and short. The body’s soft and of little consequence. Overall, this wasn’t a particularly flavorful beer. There’s nothing wrong with it really, but I didn’t find it to meet Oakham’s high standards.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1588) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2011
Cask. The Pub, Leicester. Fruity, roastiness. Sweet with bitter notes. Long bitter finish. Almost like a stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2011
Cask, Criterion, Leicester. Dark brown with a beige foam. Aromas are chocolate and weetabix malts with gritty, peppery hops. Oak with hints of molasses and berry fruit. Flavours are roast and chocolate malts with ash smokiness. Grapefruit with earthy, dry hops to finish. A good mild.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2011 Cask, The Swan and Rushes, Leicester, 20/05/11. Dark ruby with copper edges and a persistent, yellow-beige lid. Distant, washy cherry aroma. Drab, cherry-hinting taste; mushy cheesecake base, disconnected bitterness. Neither roast or hop- very mild. Expected more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3923) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2011
Hand pulled at the Wellington, BIrmingham. Smells great - sweet hops. Very gentle, balanced hoppy taste, which lingers on the finish in a most pleasant way. Small, but well executed. The mouthfeel is restrained, with some sweet lime in the hop; equalling a gentle prickle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7684) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2010
Cask, handpump at The Queens Head, Marlpool, Nr Heanor Derbyshire 20-05-10 Brown with an off-white head. Tasty mild with a good nutty and malty base but being Oakham there was that inevitable hoppy undercurrent though this was well integrated and in no way distracted from from what they had intended this to be which was a decent stab at a mild. . A6 A4 F7 P4 Ov13 3.4


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