The_Osprey (6351) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, gravity dispense, at Pig’s Ear 2015 as ’Waveney East Coast Mild’. Very dark brown, clear, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is bready, simple malts, light sugars. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is bready, sugars, molasses, touch of earth, no real bitterness. A bit insipid but passable.
Scopey (12507) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Gravity at Pig’s Ear 2015. It pours clear deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is toasty, earth, brown bread, grainy, treacle, burnt coffee and charred fruit cake. The taste is bitter, toasty, earthy, coffee grounds, mild acidity, touch of ash and treacle with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. An above average mild. OK.
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Pigs Ear 2015, day 1 - London. Pours clear reddish brown with a creamy head. Leathery fruits in the aroma, with notes of grainy toast as well. Light sweet flavor with further grainy bread, light toffee, leathery berries. Medium bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Moderately sweet to finish, with more berries, lightly toasted bread. A tasty mild.
gegwilson (3204) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the brewpub. Mahogany with an off white head. Pleasant coffee aroma. The taste is smooth coffee. slightly syrupy feel. OK.
Theydon_Bois (16879) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 30/10/13.
Very dark shades of mahogony brown with a good sized light tan covering, good lacing ensues.
Nose is toffee, dark malts, light roast.
Taste comprises dark fruit tang, light cocoa, toffee.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finale.
Svesse (7850) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Wenlock Arms, London, 21 May 2010) Dark brown colour with hints of ruby, frothy beige head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of dark fruit and toasty malt. Malty, slightly fruity taste with dark fruit, red berries and caramel. Moderate bitterness in the finish. On the thin side, with balanced sweetness. A tasty and quite decent mild.
imdownthepub (13234) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’09. Chestnut colour with white head. This is a sweeter type of mild, really quite fruity with pulpy blackberry notes. There are some deeper dark malty notes coming through as well. It’s ok.
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Paisley Beer Festival 2008 ... Deep brown red ... light caramel malt ... quite fizzy ... roast malts good depth.
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at paisley beer fest. Alround rating: Malty, chocolate malts, biscuity grainy notes, thin but a small tart acidic note makes it intresting.
Garrat (1332) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask EABF 08.Auburn with a small head,aroma of light roast,taste of liquorice malt choc and some nut fruity with a dry finish.