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RATINGS: 1111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Three Floyds interpretation of an American mild. A smooth medium bodied session beer with a bright citrus hop aroma and finish.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - MAR 26, 2004
Aroma: pineapple and honey, slight hop and bubble gum scents
Appearance: golden yellow-brwon with medium-sized head
Flavor: sweet and sour flavors with hoppy aftertaste. musty/earthiness with flavors similar to black pepper. has a bitter bite to it.
Palate: very smooth, dry-hopped finish
Overall: smells great, tastes OK

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jables (101) - Champaign, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2004
This is a perfect beer for "multiple" tastings. A slight hop flavor of Three Floyds that is expected. Definitely Three Floyds version of a typical British Mild. A good hop flavor with a nice balanced malt finish. Definitely drinkable, ridiculously flavorful for such a mild beer, Find it, love it, share it. Nick Floyd for President.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Why are people still rating bottles of this,they are old as can be!!!! Fairly dark,golden. Nice,thick,creamy,head. Very hoppy,nutty-sweet malts,in the aroma. Substantial body,for a lighter beer. Nice fruity,nutty malt flavors with a nice,hop,finish. I was happy to taste this at the brewery,the bottles I was getting a year ago,tasted horrible,I can't imagine what they taste like now. Great,easy drinking beer that I could drink all day long.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (7976) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2005 You call this a mild ale? You call this a bitter? You call this anything? Itís really some freaking hopbomb hybrid style thatís pretty much undefineable. Itís orange colored with a huge fluffy white head. Iíve had this in bottles and on draft at the brewery, and the bottles actually resemble Alpha King... weird. Sweet wine and hop aroma, sweet white grapes are everywhere in this one. Some melon as well, very interesting, very leafy, starchy and hop-focused. Very fresh tasting, with a gritty, fresh vegetable hop flavor: a little caustic, some decent pine wood and sap characteristics. VERY hoppy and grassy... seriously I could be convinced Iím drinking Alpha King. Overall I have little complaints, I love hop orgys.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obxdude10 (2031) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2004
Very smooth & drinkable, amber in color, decent white lacy head, hoppy nose, slight hint of malt in the flavor, more-or-less very flavorless & band, lacking body, not very impressive

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 13, 2004
Draft at brewery. Yellow body with light head. Watery palate. Lemon pine aroma. Sort of a piney watery taste with a lacking body. Not bad, but nothing great.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 13, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2005 2004 Cask @ Map Room. Oh ya, nice hoppy smell, lightly floral, lightly papery, with some honey-almond and herbal smell. Lovely hazy pear-yellow with a big foamy white head. Flavor is quite hoppy, floral and lightly bitter with the malt coming on towards the finish to balance things out. Has a wet, almost chewy texture that gives it more body despite being quite mild. Some soft fruity flavors as well. Great stuff on cask. This is about as close to an English Mild as Dark Lord, but I donít care, it was damned good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
temporrari (381) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 18, 2004
Draft at the brewery. Nothing really special, though a fairly solid brew. I wouldn't buy it though, when I can get Alpha King for the same price. Good beer, just not great. Like the bottle says, a gentle session beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
igneous1 (1495) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JAN 3, 2004
amber, caramelly color with a nice frothy off-white head. aroma has a subdued chocolatiness and moderate caramel aroma. plenty of hops in the flavor and lots of caramel. excellent balance...very surprised by this one.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ElGaucho (2200) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2004
My fifth Three Floyds brew was the first one I wasn't fully enamored with. I figured that a "Mild Ale" would appeal more to the average beer palate, but I'm not even sure of that. Smells aged and there is a deceptive high alcohol nose. Bourbon cask notes are also evident. Hazy with small particles; amber in color. Small, off-white head that is mostly dissipating. Good lace. Flavor is mild despite the decent aroma and appearance. This is a bland brew. Label promises a "session ale", but to me it doesn't have enough flavor for that. Decent finish but disappointing for a Three Floyds offering.


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