Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Mild Ale
Bungay, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Cask: Regular; Bottle: Cold filtered.
Has been brewed at various strengths between 3.6% and 4.7%
A classic example of a beer mild in hops but not in flavour. Sweetness balanced by bitter chocolate malt to produce a rare but much sought after traditional mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (3491) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask@the bell inn, walsall. Dark brown in colour with a reddish tint. Small head that laces well. Aroma of chocolate. Taste of roasted Malts, biscuits and chocolate. The palate is a little disappointing, a little too watery. Otherwise a nice traditional mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4413) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2012
On tap @ the Haymarket. Pours a chestnut colour with a red hue - some head but not proportionate. The nose has treacle and nougat.The taste is similar, probably more going down the praline and biscuits line in fact. The palate is towards full bodied with a big creamy middle section and a bitter but fairly elegant finish. Overall, a nice ale - would have said going towards a bitter though still has most of the qualities expected in a Mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5371) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle, green medicine glass by 13SEPT12. Nose is somewhat fruity but extremely medicinal, toffee and caramel with some light roast and astringency, chocolate sticky foretellings. Deep dark blood red body with a blink-and-you-miss-it head. Taste is very dry, just no sweetness here at all, with light roast astringency and a hint of sourness, light bitter chocolate and a hint of wood. Rooty, woodsy. Medium body. This definitely traditional, and reminds me a lot of a light stout. Pleasant and repeatable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14976) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle at home - 19/08/12. Clear mid brown with reddish hues when held to the light and a thin bubbly tan head. Grainy malts on the nose allied to toffee and biscuit. Caramel/biscuit malts in the taste, a little bread, toffee, nuts a good dose of chocolate on the finish and in the aftertaste. Light to medium bodied but too much carbonation for my liking. Decent enought mild - the over carbonation brings it down a good 2 notches for me!

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
The_Bish (1123) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2012
OMG. This stuff is absolutely rancid. on tap at a pub in Selly Oak. Honestly, 1 sip and I was disgusted at how terrible it could be. Tasted of vinegar. Awful, truly awful. You have to buy this to experience the awfulness of it. OMG I want to vom thinking about it. If I didn’t have a rule of 5 for appearance it would get 0.5.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3581) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2012
Cask at Old Contemptibles, Birmingham: Dark brown coloured brew with an sublime bitter taste and hints of chocolade and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2648) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 4, 2012
Cask @ Haymarket, Edinburgh 030812
Dark brown ruby, off white creamy head, good lacing
Aroma - soft dark caramel malts, bit of dark toffee, mellow roast
Taste - soft dark caramel malts, dark toffee, light plain chocolate, touch of milk sugars
Palate - soft carb, medium body, creamy texture. Finish of soft dark toffee, light chocolate roast, fairly rapid linger
Overall - Fair amount of flavour here for 3.7%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4203) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2012
Cask by handpump at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow - clear red / brown ale, good creamy tan head, malty, thin body, good temperature, easy to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3685) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 29, 2012
Bardzo dobre i wytrawne w smaku piwo typu mild Ale. Ciemna barwa, średnia ale utrzymująca się piana na powierzchni podczas picia. W smaku wyrażnie zaznacza się wytrawna chmielowa goryczku, która pozostaje dłógo po przełknięciu na podniebieniu. Wyrażnie czuć palony słód.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepeter (326) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2012
Poured a murky dark brown that showed ruby highlights when held to the light. A nice moderately dense head that lasted quite a while. S- Roasted nuts, cocoa, toffee and roasted grains T -Dry Cocoa nibs, bitter coffee, tobacco, and roasted grains M -Med bodied, smooth, soft on the tongue well carbonated with small bubbles. Very clean dry aftertaste Overall, a good beer, better on cask. Went very well with my Thai green curry

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