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

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May.

A smooth tasting, lightly hopped dark ale with chocolate and roast aromas. The soft, malty initial flavour continues through to a clean dry finish.

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3.3
mR_fr0g (13500) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2017
Cask at the moon under water Watford Jdw. A dark. Mahogany chestnut brown coloured pour with a lasting beige cap. Aroma is milky choc, woody twig, earthy, brown bread. Flavour is composed of sweet nutty toasted malts, brown bread, twig, apple,. Palate is medium bodied, milky, good cask condition. Nice characterful mild.

3.6
minutemat (6062) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2017
Cask @ Montgomery’s Tower, Shrewsbury. Pours dark, small pale tan head. Aroma is a little smoky with dark malts, some liquorice. Taste presents some initial liquorice and dark treacle, reducing to smooth dark malts. Tasty mild.

3.3
theprof (1239) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2017
Cask. Aroma dark chocolate malts and yeasty sugars. Pours dark brown with thin tan lacing. Taste retains the malts emphasis but there are fruit notes lurking so that the sweetness is medium and the finish is soft. A tingle of bitterness in the finish. Overall it does a lot with a little.

3.4
Grumbo (3974) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2017
Cask at Hamilton Hall, London. Pours dark mahogany brown with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, light coffee, lactose and dark fruit. Medium to heavy sweetness, light bitterness. Light to medium body, slight oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish is quite dry and nutty. A decent mild.

3.5
Parmenion777 (356) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2017
UPDATED: APR 11, 2017 Pours a very dark brown colour with a ruby tint and a small tan head. Aroma is rich malts, some roasted notes, and chocolate. Light roast malty taste, some chocolate and dark sweet fruit flavours. Surprisingly light and tasty.

3.5
Swanneck (2) - Bognor Regis, West Sussex, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2016 does not count
Deep red to dark in the glass plus slight tan head, little froth. Cocoa and rich nut base. Definitely mild - not stout and less weighty than its appearance suggested. Enjoyable and drinkable.

3.6
The_Osprey (9140) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Cask, gravity dispense at Twickenham Beer Festival 2015. Black, decent foamy tan head. Aroma is smokey chocolate. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is light, smooth malts, bourbon biscuit, chocolate, light smoke and salt. A great mild. True to style and falls short of being a stout, but still flavourful. Nice balance.

3.1
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2015
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 1. Dark amber/brown beer, almost no head. Malty caramel aroma, roasted notes, grapes, some chocolate. Fruity malty flavor, grapes, some figs.

2.8
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
11th August 2015
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Almost opaque dark amber beer, few pale tan bubbles. Mildly tangy dark malts with equally tangy dark chocolate. Whisper of sulphur. Light finish. Okay.

3.4
BeerViking (5042) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
UPDATED: APR 20, 2017 Deep dark red-brown, with a plum and berry nose. Dry and fruity, with a light bitterness. Nice, and reminiscent of Schwarzbier.


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