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Short’s Earl of Brixom
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Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pub Brew. An English Dark Mild Ale with a rich brown color and a tantalizing mocha laced aroma. The finish is pleasantly clean with a slight black-coffee-like bitterness.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (1283) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Dark brown pour with a foamy beige head with clinging lace. Rich roasted malt nose has a hint of coffee and dark baked bread. Light in body but rich in flavor. Notes of cocoa and earthy roasted malt. Nutty malt finish. Very little hop prescence. Very enjoyable. You don’t see many English style dark milds being made these days. I really enjoyed this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3984) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours a dark brown with a creamy looking khaki head. It fades a bit on top, very mild lacing. Aroma of dark breads, coffee, Flavor is mildly bitter with bread and coffee notes. Light bodied, lively carbonation. Finishes with coffee like bitterness. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (9349) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle from Capones. Pours black with minimal head. Nose is dark malt, corn flakes, cacao. Tastes of cacao, dark malt, coffee, somewhat light palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9210) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark reddish brown pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of roast, cocoa, caramel, slight spice, grassy notes. Taste was a mix of grass, caramel, toffee into a bit of earth, spice, hints of cocoa, finishing dry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (2233) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Bottle, Ann Arbor, MI via Costco. Dark brown, brown sugar aroma, some minty hops. Semi sweet. More brown sugar. Long balanced finish. Pretty good for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (9714) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with an amber hue and a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has sweet grains with some dark bread and a hint of dark fruits. Flavor has a bit of toffee and sweet dark fruits with bread and dark grains backing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark red-brown color with a small tan head. Some caramel sweetness in the aroma. Roasted malt flavor. Easy drinking but void of much flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Very biscuity with some slight chocolate flavors and slight metally tartness. Not particularly into this one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (2270) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle from mikem409, thanks Mike! Pours a root beer color with a rapidly disappearing head. Virtually no lace. Aroma has chocolatey and caramel malts. Further down in the glass, bits of brown sugar and some earthiness show through. Taste is of sweet caramel, light brown sugar, some molasses and fruit, and something vegetal. Medium bodied with no alcohol presence. Finishes sweet and lightly vegetal, just without much depth. More than was expected; the taste needed to live up to the aroma to be better. 13.1

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SpongeRuiner (1089) - Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2014
This one pours a mildly dark brown color with a strong bubbly head. Has a strange hop caramel aroma. It has a watery taste overall with a slight carbonation. A dirty wheat note. Very thin feel. Not much flavor at all. A deep dark malt flavor. A mild pepper spice back feel. A very light drink. Not one of my favorites of the night.


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