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

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1822) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2012 Bottle. Pours a light chestnut with a medium fluffy tan head that quickly dissipates. Fruity, mild malt, peppery, cola, nutty, washing up liquid. Mild bitterness on the palate. Soft mouthfeel. Dusty finish with some bitterness. 7 4 7 3 12 Cask. The Old White Swan, York. Medium off white head. Black body with ruby tinges. Chocolate, roastiness, hoppy, spicy, kola, red fruit, caramel. Bitter. Dry finish. Soft mouthfeel. 7 4 7 3 13

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
will1 (140) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2012
Aromas of heavily roasted malt and woodsmoke, caramel and chocolate. In taste this is quite bitter for a mild, and this complements the powerful smokey aromas well. Very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours a ruby brown color with a tiny tan head. The aromaís light, I detect some tobacco, roasted malts, some bitter chocolate. The taste s slightly peppery, a bit of dark fruits. This is an easy sipper. Some sweet malts, roasted flavor finish. The bodyís light, the carbonation soft. Overall, an OK mild. Certainly one that doesnít play straight down the middle, as far as the style goes...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (4253) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2012 Reviewed from notes (2008). Jerusalem Tavern in London... A: Rich red-brown body with a sizable tax head... S: Chocolate and malts.. some other fruit like aromas come through T: Lovely chocolate/malt blend that is rich yet smooth M: Velvety. Nice from the cask. O: Can put a few of these back before getting bored.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle of 50 cl. Black with a small off white head. Sweet aroma of roasted malt, a bit of smoke and hints of dark fruit in the direction of raisins. Wipe lightly smoky taste of roasted malt. Dry and slightly bitter finish. Lovely and overlooked beer despite the low ABV

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1549) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Bottle brought back from UK. very flavofull so alcohol and taste are not the same. brown and clear with lots of chocolate and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5542) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2011
500ml bottle from Morrisons. I donít feel entirely comfortable with the concept of St Peterís - the branding approach to making beer doesnít sit well, and Iím as uncomfortable with the slick, glossy approach of St Peterís as I am with the smutty low-life approach of Direct Beers. I like my breweries to project an image of being interested in the beer, and/or to being a part of the community. However, reluctant as I am to like St Peterís, I have to say I do like the beer bottles, and I like their London pub, and - yes, I like their cold-filtered beers. They tend to be well made and flavoursome. This is fairly typical. A well made and very tasty dark beer - good chocolate malts, and a lovely rasp of hops. Good balance. A light and tasty dark beer, much more stout in character than mild, but itís really hard to pin point where a mild finishes and a stout starts, other than in abv.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2011
Clear dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Not at all thin in spite of the low ABV. 121111

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 25, 2011
Rating No.4100
Bottled 500ml. -from Vrutak Zagreb. Dark ruby red coloured, medium sized off-white head, caramellish coffee nose. Malty, mild dark chocolate and caramel with notes of coffee and hops in pretty strong bitter finish. Surprisingly good and pleasant beer despity relatively small ABV.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndrewC (356) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2011
Good old Waitrose. I love mild (even though this is actually a modern low density stout and ímildí doesnít mean more that ífreshí anyway but hey, who cares? Not even me and Iím writing this.) Great milky mouth-feel with lovely. Hint of sweetness and quite dry. The hop finish is quite bitter-chocolate and leafy and it lasts for quite a while. Lots of burnt malt and the mildest hint of smoked sausage. Downable stuff.


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