overall
59
70
style
Brewed by Bowland
Style: Mild Ale
Clitheroe, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
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distribution
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A dark beer, between a mild and a stout, with rich chocolate and coffee flavours balanced by a surprisingly refreshing finish.

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3.6
Scopey (15663) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Cask at Three Judges. It pours deep ruby with a small beige head. The nose is earth, red berry, jam, cherryade and permanent marker pen. The taste is smooth, toast, earth, dried fruit, red berry, faint jam and light tartness with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Nice red berry action going on. Very drinkable.

4.3
worldbeertaste (1818) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2011
Red berry, malt, dark berry, liquorice smell. Red goldgold with tan head. Creamy light refreshing body. Roast caramel with plum. Coffee and nuts with a dry smoky finish. The ash taste is a little off.

3.2
Ungstrup (38383) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. A brown beer with no head. The aroma has notes of malt and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and some nuts, leading to a dry finish. The body is light.

3.1
anders37 (26999) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2010. Pours a dark ruby brown color with a small off-whit ehead. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel and licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

3.5
FatPhil (17075) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 19, 2010
Cask (GBBF2010)
6 Slightly caramelly, slightly lactic and milky
4 Dark reddy brown, small light head
7 Slightly lactic, some raisings and milk pudding.
4 Fullish palate, low carbonation. Nice dry nutty finish.
14 Yes, this was flawed, but what was hiding behind that was glorious.

3.4
Ethereal (2471) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 13, 2010
Cask at the Red Lion, Isleworth, Bank Holiday Festival, 27th August 2010. Perfect brown ale colour with little to no head. Simple malty taste. Tasty, decent UK mild. Not challenging, just nice.

3.3
downender (8882) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2010
On gravity at the Hillgrove Porter Stores, Bristol 7/08/10. Dark, ruddy brown with a decent, off-white head. Caramel, some berry fruit and milky coffee notes, before a decent, dry finish. Good.

3.1
yespr (47545) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. Pours clear and golden deep brown with a small orange glare and an off-white to tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight fruity. Fruity and caramelish. Slight bitter.

2.6
wyzzywyz22 (2752) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2009
Cask, White Star, Liverpool. Dark brown with a very thin tan head. Caramel malt aroma. Muted flavour with vague fruitiness leading to a bitter finish. Very watery and insipid.

3.5
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2007
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2007, London. Medium to dark black color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, mild coffee, toffee, vanilla, light licorice. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is creamy but watery, carbonation is flat.


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