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Samuel Smiths Light Mild

Samuel Smiths Light Mild
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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Mild Ale
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Apparently a watered down version of their Yorkshire bitter to take advantage of the 2.8% tax hack.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (2049) - WALES - DEC 14, 2014
Keg at Fitzroy Tavern. Hazy amber orange, lightly sparkling, small dense white head, full lacing. Aroma is soft malts, Horlicks. Body is light, pretty smooth, low-ish carbonation. Taste is light liquorice and molasses, burnt toffee vibe, a touch twiggy with some astringency. A bit toned down due to the keggy coldness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (1558) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Aroma: bread, grain and cereal malts. Appearance: clear amber, small, creamy off-white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters remain light, some malty sweets coming up, bread, cereals again, low carbonation, short duration. Overall: average Mild, nothing remarkable. Pint at the Windsor Castle, Westminster.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
Draught (Swan & Three Cygnets, Durham) - Amber in colour. Caramel, sultanas and dried apricot in the aroma. Fruity, malty and slightly nutty taste with notes of toffee, caramel and sultanas.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (7444) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Tap at Glasshouse Stores. It pours amber with a medium beige head. The nose is earthy, toasty, dirt and brown bread. The taste is watery, toasty, earth, light spice and brown bread......drying on the finish. Light body and soft carbonation. Pretty plain. Not a whole lot of anything to it. Inoffensive however.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11876) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Keg at the Duke of Argyll, Sam Smith’s - Soho, London. Pours perfectly clear, rich gold with a thick, creamy white head. Lightly toasted bready malts in the nose, suggestions of berries and caramel. Light sweet flavor with further toasted malts, light nuttiness, dry caramel, very faint grainy bitterness. Light bodied with soft to fine carbonation. Sweet and basic to finish with easy toasted bread and caramel. Simple and inoffensive but easily drank.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Keg, at the brewery in Tadcaster. Light bronze, w thick head. Not much aroma. Keggy mf feels funny. Has some mellow burnt caramel malts and little else. Still, that’s all right for a pale mild.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (926) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Keg @ Wortley Almshouses, Peterborough. Amber gold with a big beige cask head. Slightly sour smell with caramel notes. The sourness doesn’t carry to the taste: sweet, malty and refreshing. Not much to it but there isn’t supposed to be. And at £1.40 a pint, it’s even better!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2013
On tap at the Fitzrovia Tavern London. Some brown malt. Vague hop on finish. Malty aroma. It’s a light mild and a good version. Utterly drinkable. A little papery on the finish. But light and drinkable. Good

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (9957) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Keg tap at the Windsor Castle, Wesminster, 31/10/13. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is bready malt, sugars, biscuit, caramel. Taste comprises light bitter fruit, biscuit malt, bread dough, earthy, light yeast tones. Light to medium in bodiment, moderate carbonation, light bitter notes in the finale. Pretty mediocre.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4296) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2013
Cask@Swan and Three Signets, Durham. Amber beer with a strong white head. The aroma is very lightly roasted, and the flavour is quite bitter with toffee and roasted'ness. Overall a reasonable creamy textured roasted and toffee flavoured beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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