Ansells Mild (Cask)

Carlsberg UK
Formerly brewed at Marston’s
Northampton, England
3.5% Mild Ale | 12 Ratings |
Cask; Regular.
Has been seen at various ABVs berween 3.2% and 3.5%.
A beautiful mild brewed for the midlands - perhaps the new home of the mild style beer.
NOTE: In 1961 Ansells merged with Tetley and Ind Coope to form Allied Breweries. Ansells brewery closed in 1981 and production initially moved to Burton, then to Leeds. The brand is currently under the ownership of Carlsberg and, after the closure of the Leeds brewery, believed to have been contract brewed at J W Lees and latterly at Marstons. Discontinued in early 2012.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
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Hops
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