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Thwaites Dark Mild / Dark (Filtered)

Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Mild Ale
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
Keg and can: Filtered.
Filtered version of Thwaites award winning mild, which has been sold as Best Mild, Mild, Nutty Black, Dark, Dark Mild, and Champion Dark Mild.
Keg version is 3.3% abv.
This beer is filtered and pasteurised to ensure a consistent flavour and longer shelf life. The beer is dispensed under CO2 pressure, which gives it an effervescent flavour.
A deliciously dark beer with a rich, roasted flavour that has a delightfully balanced bittersweet taste with a nutty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Can from Aldi. Pours dark brown with a single finger tan coloured head that goes away quickly. Aroma of toasted malts, molasses...Taste of initial malts, then molasses, light caramel, toffee, some bitterness....a little grainy though. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
redders1974 (951) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Pours dark brown/black with quickly disappearing head very simple drink at only 3.2% abv tastes a little weak and lightweight, might be me but just didn’t get nuts anywhere in arms taste or finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sarauckelman (408) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Dark brown with thick, brown head that dissipates quickly. Strong, undifferentiated aroma which disappears quickly. Dark, a bit bitter, grainy on the finish. A curious mixture of thick and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
uckelman (635) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Tan head dissipates to lace. Opaque black. Aroma of malt and molasses. Smooth and lightly sweet. Medium body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (6448) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Can shared with McTapps offering a black look, some roasted malt and maybe a few nuts in the aroma. Due to its watery taste its a bit passionless and offers not really that what I would call a deep body. Like a golden Pilsner which was filtered to death.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (6482) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Pours out of the can in a deep dark brown colour with low steady head and medium body. Aroma of malt, roast, torf, leaves, oak, wood, barley and wheat. Mild finish. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
futre7 (215) - Taipei, TAIWAN - JUL 11, 2014
Can from 7-11 Taipei. Mellow dark bitter. Nut , malt and bittersweet taste. Not a bad mild at all and at 3.2% can be drunk all day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (4059) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Can. Very dark brown beer with large beige head. Aroma is faint roasted malts. Taste is roasted nuts, some sweetness and a touch of dark malts. Below standard mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
440ml can of Thwaites Champion Dark Mild from Morrisons. A really dark reddish brown pour with a billowing cream head; malty aroma; strongly malty taste, well roasted and rather sweet; and a touch of buttery brazil nuts in the finish. A soft and smooth mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 21, 2013
Deep dark ruby body with a compact light tan head. Light roasted and powdery chocolate nose. Thin body, but you sort of expect that, mainly malt in the taste and still that powdery perception.

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