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Thornbridge Black Harry

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Mild Ale
Bakewell, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular.,br> Dark, Fruity Ale
A fruity aroma with notes of raspberry, a light creamy body and a long nutty finish. Dark, refreshing and very drinkable.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esox (969) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
Cask. Dark mahogany color, frothy tan head. Soflyt roasted nose, biscuits, peanuts, fruity yeast, sweet herbal happiness. Dry flavor, chocolatey and nutty notes, slightly herbal hop flavor. Low bitterness. Light to medium body, round texture. Thin finish with nutty and dark chocolate flavors. Good session beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3716) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Cask at the The Littleton Arms in Penkridge. Black with a slightly smoked maltiness. Plenty of impact considering its relatively low strength. I felt that it was more like a stout than a mild.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (4677) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Cask (Bridge Tavern, Newcastle) - Black in colour. Roasted malt, berries and a hint of hops in the aroma. Roasted and moderately fruity taste with blackcurrant and chocolate standing out.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (2805) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask @ Angleterre. Near black, brown head. Smooth stuff! Cocoa, roasted malt, vanilla cookies and coffee in aroma. Wow! Taste then; roastedness, cocoa, hops, licorice. Coffee lingering in the dry finish. Spot on! No doubt the best mild ale I have ever had!

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4268) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2014
(Cask at Angleterre, 20140321) The beer poured nearly black and clear. Its head was small, lightly brown and it lasted long. Aroma had coffee, burnt malts and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, burnt malts, chocolate, coffee, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste had sweetness, chocolate and bitterness. A nice tasty and balanced brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (8552) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 20, 2014
Cask (Angleterre, Helsinki)
Nice toasty aroma. Beautiful black, lovely frothy beige head. Great fresh hops. Dry bitterness Excellent mild. Massive drinkability. Lovely gently chocolatey roast. Full of omnomnom. Great mild.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1370) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Roast malt nose, some fruit, light bodied and easy drinking. Body is a little thin but its a good low ABV session beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (2175) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Colour is almost black with slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, dryness and roasted malts. Sorry but mild ales as real ale are quite useless and watery but this one is better than average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiong (3069) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Cask @ Kitty’s, Helsinki

Pours dark brown, almost black with a thick bubbly head. Aroma of roastiness, hints of berries, fruits and grassy hoppiness. Taste is smooth, watery and light bodied with a touch of roastiness, nutty notes, berries and hops. Finish is bitter, dry and roasty with some mild hoppiness. Okay, quite smooth and slightly watery mild ale

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (1877) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Cask at the Craft Beer Co., Clerkenwell. Dark brown pour with a beige head. Blackcurrant and raisin aroma. Dark fruit and licorice flavour. Quite dry. Light bitter finish.


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