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

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Hoppy mild; with a dry roasty flavour, a good body with hints of fruit, a balanced bittersweet aftertaste.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11025) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2009
Brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of berries and caramel with a hint of diacetyl. Sweetish flavour with tea and blackcurrant notes, and a faint whiff of roasted malt. Bitter finish

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19216) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2009
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Dark ruby. Appley nose. Sweetish and caramelly, gently roasty but with too much green apples. Fairly light bodied with low bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6044) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2009
(Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm) Dark reddish brown colour with brief, beige head. Malty, nutty nose with coffee, chocolate and a hint of black-currant. Malty, roasted taste with notes of coffee, dark fruit and a slightly bittersweet finish. Fairly light body, but lots of taste for a mild. Nice one.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TEJA (1261) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2009
Cask at Oliver Twist. Not much head. Aroma of green apples that is also present in taste. Smooth beer with small to medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2009 Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. POurs out in a ruby brown colour with a rich creamy white head. Malty aroma of chocolate, raisins ans a licorice. Medium-bodied with notes of roasted nuts, salty licorice, , cocoa and nut-shells. Salty finish of licorice and almonds. Tasty and refreshing mild ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester, England.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, beerry - fruity. Flavor is moderate light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20090123]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (1524) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2009
[Cask at the Nags Head, Reading] Pours deep red-brown, small frothy cream head. Sweet malt and lots of chocolate to start with, then blackberries and a little earthiness. Some smoke in the finish. Overall this is possibly a little on the sweet side for my liking (and I don’t often say that!). Still, not bad at all, a good depth of flavour and reasonable complexity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14021) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2009
Cask at Cloisters ... Just a small sample ... WOW lovely got to try this again ... Copper ... sweet toffee nose ... sweet fruity little wood and some herb or spice i cant place... Was in perfect condition. Wish i was able to have had more at lunch time :-O

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5095) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2009
Cask (Railway Arms, Alton) - Dark brown with red tinges and a light tan head. Lightly roasted aroma with some hints of chocolate and blackcurrant. The taste is lightly roasted witrh some hoppy notes complemented by coffee, blackcurrant and chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2008
Handpulled cask at the Express Tavern, Kew Bridge. A very dark beer; almost black with a hint of red. The aroma is like sour chocolate as is the taste. The alcohol comes through very strongly and it is hard to believe it is only 3.8%. Not a typical mild but a good drink.


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