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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Mild ales rose to popularity in the 1800s as the refreshing brew of choice for English railway laborers. This modern mild, a smooth, sweet, malty brew with a hint of ruby color, is still a satisfying choice for the end of a long day.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle sampled at a tasting event. From notes. Malty with nuts and granita, and just a little bit of citrus. Very good.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
LetsGoState (581) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Aroma is a pretty bland malt. Taste has some sweet malts, but nothing really hits you. Overall just an OK beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4710) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Caramel coloured body with a rich ruby glow and a thick, four centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of pale malt, bread, caramel, cardboard and toffee - not too great. Medium-bodied; Earthy flavour with some light nuts, cashews, caramel and a bit of yeast tucked in. Aftertaste shows some subdued sweetness from caramel and toffee, a little grape flavours and bunches of malt and nuts that really come out near the end. Overall, a decent beer, but perhaps too much subdued flavours and not enough pungency across the board. Decent to sample however and a style that I sampled more of. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Costco (Pentagon City) in Arlington, Virginia on 20-October-2013 for US$25.99/24 pack sampled at home in Washington on 10-December-2013.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - DEC 9, 2013
I was neither impressed or unimpressed with this beer. Nothing special at all. I’d rather drink a number of other Sam Adams beers instead.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROBC3366 (615) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Pours a dark golden brown with some red and a white head. Smells malty and of raisins and tastes of nutty caramel and some fruit ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robforbes (2072) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2013
pours a clear copper-red with a small light tan head and a little lacing. smell is of malt and floral. taste is a little tangy, malt, a few hops, and some roastiness. ends a little on the dry side.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2087) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 17, 2013
From a bottle. Pours medium brown with a red tint and a thick frothy beige head and lots of lacing. Taste malty, smooth, with hints of grapefruit, nuts, and grains. Bready but very light. Low/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like light malt and grapefruit citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (611) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours a red amber. Small white head. Sweet aroma. Flavor of malt, caramel, and toast, but all very mild. Refreshing and very drinkable. Overall this is nice, but not remarkable on any level.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
joesf35 (78) - Margate, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Smoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBear11D (233) - Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2013
The Ruby Mild pours a clear reddish orange with a tan head that lasts a good while and leaves nice lacing. The aroma is dark fruit and caramel. The flavor is raisin and caramel. Overall this is decent.


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