Brewed by Triple fff
Style: Mild Ale
Alton, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
Hoppy mild; with a dry roasty flavour, a good body with hints of fruit, a balanced bittersweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5616) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2012
(Cask at Kuikka, 20120127) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had roasted malts and chocolate. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, burnt malts, sweetness, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty, burnt and bitter. A tasty mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2011
Cask @ The Harp 12/4/11. Poured a clear cola, with a small beige head. Strong roast and coffee, with hints of dark chocolate and cinnamon coming through.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (19650) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2011
12th May 2009
Very dark brown beer, light just passes through. Seme dry palate. Low carbonation. Roasty malt and bittering hop, not much else. A bit of an effort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3477) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2011
Cask at the Magpie, pours a dark red-brown with a mid-coarse beige head and aromas of malt and coffee. Roasty and faintly bitter on the palate, with hints of chocolate and an underlying red-fruit sweetness, and the roastiness persisting into the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2011
Cask at Waters Green Tavern Macclesfield. Pleasant and drinkable. It’s a dark ruby brown with a thin pale brown head. Thin mouthfeel. Little sweet caramel nutty flavour with some roasted malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
planky84 (2572) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
Cask at the ’Grape and Grain’ beer festival. Reddish brown pour with a white head. Berries, caramel and a little wood aroma. Nuts, berries, chocolate and some hop flavours. Fruity, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vladivostok (354) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2010
Darkish mild with a roasty flavour. This type of mild always strikes me as being neither fish nor fowl - not dry or strong enough to be a porter nor sweet and caramely enough for a ’traditional’ mild. Okay though, but not my favourite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (11835) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 12, 2010
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Real Ale Festival 2003)
Very deep red, lovely bready head. Rich sweet aroma, caramelly and chocolatey. Lovely smooth palate, carbonation low, and softened by the sweetness. Chocolatey taste. Good mild, just what you want from 3.8%. (Rating discovered while packing stuff for my move in 2010!)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2010
From cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Dark brown colour with expected vague head. Cocoa-cola nose along with dark fruits, red apples and light sourish. Light chocolate features in flavour and light toasty with apples again. Light bodied and bit astringent and tad phenolic with low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1671) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2010
Cask at the Cask Pub & Kitchen on 24th March 2010. Brown/red with vanishing off white head. Roast malts in the main. Vinous kick then maltiness continues until a slightly bitter finish. Smooth texture.

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