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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (18514) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (6132) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2015 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1262) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2008
Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms, Bedford, in the Welly Winter Festival of Ale. Dark brown. Rather dreary, tasteles mild with a little cardboard and slight bitterness. Faint aroma. Nothing to detain us here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 5, 2008
NIc emild, although the name is strange. I liked the bubbly head and not so anoying aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5395) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2008
Cask at the 3B’s, Reading. Dark chestnut brown with a reddish tint and a thin beige head; malty aroma; thin with sweet malts and slightly sour fruit flavours; caramel finish. A pleasing mild.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
renffisch (869) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2008
cask @ kingston bf 08. faint sweet roast nose with farmy and gooey hints. Dark chestnut, big bubbled rim. Found it quite watery and unbalanced and bland. very bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14562) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2008
Cask. Sweet soy and sweat aroma. Very dark brown colour. Almost no head. Sweet grassy hop aroma, also some soy. Thin mouthfeel. The colour led me to believe this was a malty beer, but it seems more focused on the hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2007
Cask @ CAMRA Twickenham 2007. Pours a dark murky brown colour with a small head. Sweet malt and roast coffee notes in the nose.Taste of coffee, some hops give a bitter finish. A softeness and sticky/syrup element at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2007
[CASK - Shared with MiP at C4.] Nice to sample a beer with a low ABV and with such a intense flavor. Come on you microbrewers, make something similar. Redbrown and with a small head. No carbonation, but intense complex notes of roast, smoothness, caramel, bread, yeast, nuts, malt and wood. Good beer!

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