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

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A delicious dark mild with hints of liquorice and a smooth malty taste. Part of our core beer range. SIBA National Silver Medal 2009, Mild Category. Named after a type of coal much prized for its slow-burning qualities.

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3.4
RichardGretton (4863) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
[email protected] Beer Festival 2010. Pale black beer with a strongish head. The aroma is milky and roasted and the flavour is roasted and sweetly bitter. Overall an average sweetly roasted and bitter beer.

3.6
leaparsons (10866) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask, Derby Fest 10. Very dark brown with a bubbly beige foam. Aromas are coffee, caramel and weetabix. Cream with liquorice and some nuttiness. Some hints of dark berry fruits. Flavours are sweetened coffee and chocolate with light blackberry. Smooth on the palate with a dry finish. A tasty mild.

3.5
downender (9008) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Portcullis, Clifton, Bristol 8/07/10. Near black with a frothy, off-white head. Roast malts, a touch of milk chocolate and hazelnut, with some dark fruit and slow, bitter finish. Very easy drinking and enjoyable.

3.4
Ungstrup (38986) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2010
Cask at Marble Arch, Manchester. A dark red beer with a lazing tan head. The aroma has primary notes of roasted malt. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt as well as lighter notes of soy sauce. A bit light, but nice.

3.2
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 06/08/2009 Slight roast aroma. Dark coloured and rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Crisp and bitter roast malt finish.

3.2
harrisoni (19559) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009. Very deep ruby, bit of ashtray. On a very roasted aroma. Good solid dark mild. Roast flavour and juiciness run through it. Pretty good I thought, even a bit of tobacco.

2.8
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Caramel malt with soem subtle nutty malt, almost no hop at all. Dont know.

2.8
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2009
Near black colored with red hints. Little beige head. Roasted aroma with creamy notes, some chocolate also here. Thin to medium bodied, watery palate. Flavor is also roasted with chocolate grassy notes too, aftertaste has some yeasty-lemony tones.

3.4
Svesse (8982) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2009
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 6 Aug 2009) Dark brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty nose with dark fruit, prunes and coffee. Malty, nutty taste with notes of coffee, chocolate, dried fruit, some liquorice and a mild bitterness in a fairly dry finish. Below medium body. Nice and tasty mild.

3.2
TBone (18568) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
[email protected] 2009. Dark nutty brown color, small beige head. Smoke and tobacco in the aroma. Light palate has tobacco and toasted malts. Too much color malts, too burned.


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