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


on tap

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask' Regular.
A strong dark mild - mild but not meek!

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FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 19, 2010
Cask (GBBF2010)
7 Sweet bacon aroma - welcome back, old friend!
4 Dark, no head
7 Very full taste, sweet bacony roast. That’s what I like in a mild.
3 Slightly thin body, given how full the taste is, but it’s not actually thin thin an an absolute sense. In fact, it’s quite smooth.
13 Certainly very tasty and full. Always worth going back to.

Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Smells of burnt licorice, soapy. Tastes of roasted coffee, licorice, some earthy hints on the finish.

dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2010
Gravity at Cambridge Beer Festival 2010. Slightly red-black with a short head. Almost red wine-like grape scent. Nice mouthfeel. Sweet with some bitterness in there too. In the mouth, roasted nuts, vegetables and some liquorice. A bit thin.

jnelson_22 (118) - Heerlen, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2010
This bottle made a suprise showing at my Imperial Stout tasting. Not quite in category, but a good local brew to start the night off. Pours black with ruby tints and little head. Nose is coffee and roast malt. Thin in the mouth but with a nice coffee character on the swallow. Very drinkable.

Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 7, 2010
Cask @ Bow Bar. Ruby red-dark brown colour, small tan head. Aroma of toasted malts, coffee. Flavour of roasted malts, coffee, licorice. Slightly sour. Oily texture. Good stuff.

Dedollewaitor (16159) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2010
Bottle @ Fastelavnssmagning, Ulfborg. Pours dark brown nearly black with a off white head. Nose is sweet of caramel, bread and vague roast. Thin and watery. Low carbonation. Some cold expresso in the end.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a hazy orangey brown with a small, rough off-white head. Odd plastic aroma with some hard roasted malts and licorice. Medium body, hard roasted malts and licorice. Sweetish licorice finish. Nice and pleasant. 200210

anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish with some hints of chocolate in the aftertaste.

Rune (12795) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2009
I finished off my drinking sessions at GBBF 09 with two ales from the Mid East England Bar. The cask version of this one was dark as the polar night (excluding the Northern Lights) and got a naked surface. Smell of different kinds of dark malts added by weak moments of roastiness. Bready malts with bitter coffee malts in flavour blended with anise sweetness. Medium bodied. A good mild with porter qualities (Earls Court, 07.08.2009).

Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 2, 2009
More than a mild it tasted to me like a combination of stout an porter but it was extremelly good.

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