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

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


kraddel's rating

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
kraddel (4610) - some beerplace, - OCT 3, 2012
bbf 12 no real smell. like a old IPA or lager ( but dark coloured ). very wattery taste, even for a low alcohol..


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mothmun (9) - Knutsford, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2015 does not count
Cask at Tap and Bottle Knutsford. Pours thick off white sparkled head, dark black body with dark amber highlights. Fruity malts on nose, ditto taste with a light smoke and coffee notes. Classic mild. Very drinkable but sadly not a beer to shout about.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1889) - NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2015 From cask at Joshua Brooks, Manchester, with KL and LH 09.05.15. Black. Dense and persistent pale brown head. Black malt in soft aroma. Similar taste, with hints if dark syrup. Moderate bitterness in aftertaste. Good drinkability.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2850) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 16, 2015
Tap at the brewery. Plummy, dark fruit, easy drinking. Smells very vinous. Fruit dominates. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (772) - SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2014
Dark, smoky with a decent hop/malt balance and a decent dry finish. A touch watery and itís nothing spectacular to be honest but itís decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3745) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Drygate, Glasgow - very dark red brown near black, non-existent head, roasted malty aroma with hint of coffee, roasted malty, bit of fruit, bit of smoke, soft carbonation, oily

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2707) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Cask. Dada, Sheffield. Clear, dark red. Thin, creamy, off white head. Nutty. Dried vine fruits. Taste is dry, with a light, dried fruit sweetness. Fairly thin palate. Touch of acidity. Finishes short dry.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackafholmes (715) - - NOV 7, 2014
Cask at stags head, sheffield. Dark red ale with a lacy creamy off white head. Aroma is slightly smoky, malty and woody. Taste is rich malts and mild bitter finish. Slight carbonation body is a bit thin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (9693) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Cask days 2014. Black body. Neutral aroma. Decent drinkability. Medium mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (2587) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Cask @ Friends of Ham. Pours black with off-white head. Pretty thin mouthfeel with light coffee, roast, dark fruits and nutty flavours. Good for what it is, which is a decent enough session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10637) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
Cask @ Van Moll Brewpub. Dark red to dark brown color, virtually no head. Not a lot of aroma. Taste malts, lightly roasty, nuts, lightly fruity, decently bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Nice.


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