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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Mild Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A full bodied, smooth, cask conditioned ale, with an intense colour, rich malty taste and clean finish. Brewed using soft Scottish water, four types of malt, subtly balanced using only a small amount of the finest fresh hop cones.
Hops: Challenger
Malt: Maris Otter, Wheat, Crystal, Chocolate


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AshtonMcCobb (2130) - Edinburgh, - JAN 22, 2013
On tap @ the Stockbridge Tap. Pours a dark amber colour with a little glint of red. The head is well proportioned. The nose has mainly malty flavours but it doesn’t have any of the chocolate notes I expect from a Mild, there’s some biscuitiness instead.. I’d call this a bitter. Much the same on the taste. The palate has a medium body and texture but the finish could be a bit more refreshing - there’s some malt astringency. Overall, it’s solid but not one of their best beers. May have to revisit.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jj0076 (23) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Dark pleasing colour and pleasant aroma but overall a bit lacking in body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2208) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Cask at the Bow Bar. Pours clear dark amber thin off white head. Caramel and toffee aromas, light herbal hops. Taste is toffee sweet, light bitter. Clean finish, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Deep amber pour with creamy tan head and lace. Caramel malt with a hinto chocolate. Sweet caramel malt with a floral hop finiah. Medium bodied and smooth. pretty good

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeanF (1644) - Nunavut, CANADA - SEP 2, 2013
Aroma is an appealing maltiness, has a great solid head and a nice dark amber body. Very sweet malt flavour. A great balanced beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (1950) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 2, 2013
Bow bar, Edinburgh. Not a bad little ale. Dark red with a little bit of hops, quite flavourful. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (363) - SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2013 Re-rate 21/09/2013, Dark red/brown, with a medium off-white head. Dark fruit, caramel malt. Sweet with a light bitter finish. Smooth texture, light carbonation. Think I was a bit harsh on this last time, I really enjoyed this pint. 6-4-6-4-12 = 3.2. Deep red/orange colour. Slight sweet taste, dark fruit, mild bitterness. Creamy texture. Ok but not that exciting. 4-3-5-3-9 = 2.4, 31/5/2013.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (5552) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2013
Cask at Lyric, Soho. It pours deep ruby, with a tiny beige head. The nose is earth, wood, treacle and burnt toffee. The taste is toast, earth, wood, bitter cocoa, berry, dark fruit, vinous aspect and faint tartness with a rather dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (2012) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2013
Cask at the crate. Neutral toffee Apple aroma. Flavour is sweet cara malt raisin. Mid body. Some lacing. Soft palete.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Draught. This has a nice mellow feel. A good choice if you see it a the bar.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
unstablefable (210) - SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Pours a slightly murky brown with hints of ruby, small white head. Aroma is biscuity malty, taste is much the same...bready, light body,


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