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Pretty Things Once Upon A Time, February 27th, 1832, Mild



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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Once Upon a Time Series #1: Once upon a time, on Monday February 27th, 1832, a brewer stepped into the Black Eagle brewhouse, Brick Lane, London, and brewed a beer that confounds expectations many years later. A mild ale at 10% alcohol, with more hops than most modern American “India Pale Ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Macegan75 (818) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2010
Beer I bought without much thought, but pours kind of amurky color, looks, tastes and feels like a crude DIPA ala 1832, not sure this is truely representative of the authentic style, either way a peculiar beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (745) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Brown with small head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Full body. Alcohol noticable but not overwhelming. Malty caramely flavors but a lot of hops as well. Don’t know if this is really a mild ale but it was pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 26, 2010
pours a nice golden yellowish colour with a thin head which dissipates quickly aroma of alc. barnyard and the taste like a mild barley wine great flavour smooth on the palate super easy to drink for 10 percent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nellie (349) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2011
This is a pretty hoppy beer with wheat, citrus, alcohol, slight pine. Pineapples and maybe some minty weirdness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepeter (326) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2012
a-nothing special, but decent hazy copper with finger worth of head. s-very nice, complex and a whole lot going on. Sweet zest of a clemintine, bit of spice and well hopped T-much like the smell, but even more intence lot’s of flavor. Malt, citrus zesty, peppery spice, a touch of wood and a very nice dry finish. M&D- much more delicate than I would have imagined. A bit too carbonated at first but it settled down after a bit. Very drinkable especially for the alc% of this one. I was very impressed there. Overall a very good beer from a great brewer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
playitbybeer (118) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Shared at RBWG11: Cloudy orange-yellow color with a thin lacing. Smells like alcohol, vanilla, and bread. Taste of old bourbon, vanilla, barrels, and some bitter hops. Mouth is pleasantly warming and dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjjn (7) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2013 does not count
Beautiful bright orange pour with a soft white cap. Aroma is very fruity with some floral notes and alcohol. A bit too hot though to pick out much in the taste past the alcohol & hop bitterness.

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