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Prospect Nutty Slack

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


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular.
A delicious dark mild with hints of liquorice and a smooth malty taste. Part of our core beer range. SIBA National Silver Medal 2009, Mild Category. Named after a type of coal much prized for its slow-burning qualities.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1466) - the hood Brentford, London,, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Cask @ Magpie ..brentford. a textbook Mild . Dark brown ,with subtle beige . Nose suggests roast malt _this shows on the palate with chocolate notes. .berry fruit tart vibes . Rich palate,slight dry finish. A pretty good dark ale!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MissPxx (533) - - JAN 2, 2014
Hardly any aroma. Looks like it should have a smell because it's really dark in colour. Has a slight chocolatey taste but the taste doesn't live up to the colour. A sheep in wolf's clothing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1482) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
On cask at Hare and Hounds, Padiham - Not a bad one to rack up your 1000th rate. Deep black body, thick lacing beige head. Lots of roasted notes coming through, coffee, dark chocolate, a little thin on the taste but backs it up with a nice rich smoky finish. Very enjoyable really.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2012
A - light coffee with a touch of chocolate A - dark with little to no head T - light sweet with mid bitter P - full O - a weak cold cup of coffee in a good way

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
worldbeertaste (1693) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2012 Bottle filtered - Dark brownish/black with a light ruby tint to it and a frothy lasting tan thick head. Smell of roasted malt,smoke, coffee and chocolate, Medium smooth body with a light fiz and long bitter finish. Smooth taste of bitter roast caramel malt, smoke and coffee. Lasting bitter ash taste. Nice solid ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Cask at Battersea Beer Festival, 9th Feb 2011. Deep brown, zero head. Roasted nose and flavour. Nice but a bit by the numbers. Not much beyond the caramel taste and light palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Cask, 3.9%. Roasted aroma. Very dark brown colour, clear, red/brown shine. Frothy light brown head, quite stable though. The flavour starts off with a fruity sweetness. Later, it turns nutty in a sweet hazelnut way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
On cask (handpump) at Great British Beer Festival, day 3 on 6 August 2009. Handsome dark colour. Decent sweetish mild. Some fruit. Some nuts. Some light roast notes. Hints of chocolate. Touches of licorice. Lots in it for a mild. Easy-drinking but by no means dull.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4296) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask@Derby Beer Festival 2010. Pale black beer with a strongish head. The aroma is milky and roasted and the flavour is roasted and sweetly bitter. Overall an average sweetly roasted and bitter beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask, Derby Fest 10. Very dark brown with a bubbly beige foam. Aromas are coffee, caramel and weetabix. Cream with liquorice and some nuttiness. Some hints of dark berry fruits. Flavours are sweetened coffee and chocolate with light blackberry. Smooth on the palate with a dry finish. A tasty mild.

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