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J.W. Lees Brewers Dark / GB Mild (Cask)


Brewed by J.W. Lees
Middleton, England
Style: Mild Ale | Ratings: 49 | Alcohol: 3.5%
Cask: Regular.
Originally called GB Mild (the GB being Lees’ brewery - Greengate Brewery), and under this name won Champion Mild of Britain in 2004. The name changed to Brewer’s Dark in January 2008.
Brewers Dark continues to be in great demand, despite the downward trend in mild sales. It is a smooth well-rounded light coloured mild with a malty and fruity aroma. The taste is distinctive with a smooth sweet flavour and a dry malty aftertaste.

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