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RATINGS: 1116   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.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
screigh (462) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Poured a nice looking copper color. Small white head that lasted the entire beer with minor lacing. This beer tasted like a typical every day beer with a kick of traditional Three Floyds’ hops. While I love Dreadnaught and those Three Floyds’ hops I thought it wasn’t right for this "mild" beer. I liked it but think I would just buy Aplha King instead.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1904) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 10, 2005
Orange pour with a slight white head around the edges. There are FAR more hops in the aroma than I expected from a mild. Not as much hops in the flavor as the aroma, with a decent malt backbone. Lacing on the glass too. Pretty nice, but the hops are little excessive for a mild. I think its sad that american beer makers can’t make a single style without a crap load of hops. "Mild refers to lack of any hop flavor or aroma."

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2005
Thanks to Wohlfs for the bottle. Didn’t know what to expect in a mild ale so was pleasantly surprised when I got a strong bitter hop smell with the same taste and a touch of malt. Even had lacing in the glass. Click the mild ale definition to see there should be no hops present? HMMMM? Good thing I rate for my tastebuds and not style.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5832) - Glenville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2004
Clear and still light copper color with a thin water head. BIG perfumey aroma. Bitter citric flourish in the flavors, flowery and rounded. Only down-side is it’s a bit watery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3241) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 30, 2004
Pour is a light orange. Aroma is very citric and hoppy. Flavor is crisp, hoppy and slightly peppery. Very refreshing and nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2004
Clear amber. Nose hoppy and citric. Quite hoppy up front, bit biscuity with a mite of caramel. Pretty enjoyable stuff, but "mild". I guess, all things considered, this is pretty mild for Three Floyd’s and all. If I were rating this to style it’d be incredibly lowly rated, because it ain’t a mild.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2004
bottle. Christmas gift, and a nice one at that. orangey amber in color with a slightly off-white head. still some lacing left half way down the glass. a little bit hoppy but mild overall. it would be quite easy to knock down several of these when its time to kick back and relax.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pailhead (4897) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2004
Bottle: Citrus hop aroma. Pours a transparent amber with a small white head. Flavor is very light. Light citrus up front with a light hop finish. Rather thin and bland. Just not a lot happening here.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8239) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2004
When I think "mild", Three Floyds beers aren’t the first thing to spring to mind. However, leave it to them to make one that leaves an impression. Lightly hazy amber color with a thin eggshell white head. Thin lacing too. The aroma is mildy hoppy with a pinch of citrus. Light-bodied and surprisingly crisp, with a moderately bitter amount of hops throughout. Underlying sweetness and citrus flavors make this simply one of the best session ales I have ever had. It was gone before I even knew it. The finish retains the hops, with lightly sweet malt here and there. An outstanding Mild Ale.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9228) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 18, 2004
Lightly hazy, golden ale with a small, fizzy, white head. Decent lace. Smells and tastes like a piney and citrusy glass of American iced tea. Light to Medium-bodied with a dry, fizzy mouthfeel. Crisp bitterness, but almost no malt backbone. High ABV for a mild ale and way overhopped for the style. However, that’s the "Three Floyds Way" and I dig it. This is the one beer to drink when you’re going to drink twelve... and have a serious hop jones going on.


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