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


on tap

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
Cask; Seasonal - March to May.

Spring Special - 7 different malts give smooth roast malt flavours with hints of coffee. Spicey bitterness and a slightly fruity hop aroma.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2834) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Handpull cask at the Last Post, Derby. Mahogany and very translucent. My pint is very lively indeed so the thick creamy off-white head takes a while to settle. Chocolate malt, red wine, oak and sour cherry in the aroma. Sweet with a slight sourness on the long finish with black cherry and a touch of liquorice and even coffee in the aftertaste. Body isnt as weak as Id have expected. Grows on me, more complex that the first few sips suggest.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BlackHaddock (6980) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Gravity pour half-pint at the 8 Sail Brewery, Heckington on 24th May 2014. Bland offering of black looking Mild with a thin white collar. Some hop bitterness infringed into the maltiness both in the aroma and taste, didnt take to it at all. My first beer at the mini-festival and my worst of the day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (20596) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at the Old Fountain - London. Shared with Kenny on our London Adventure. Pours clearish dark brown-red with a creamy tan head. Nose of burnt malts, faint tang, coffee. Light sweet flavor with toasted leaves, some burnt toast, light earth. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately dry to finish with dry roast coffee and faint dry fruits. Very good mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (23272) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2013
cask at abbetsford ... deep black .. thin tan head ... soft dark chcoollate roast malt nose ... little thin in body ... bit too much puff candi ... soft roast ... light bitter nice..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
29th March 2013
Old Fountain. Think Leighton bought this - cheers ears! Hazy dark amber - brown beer, little white head. Surprisingly rich malt, a little coffee. Decent tangy fruits. Lots going on for such a light mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol 9/06/2012. Dark brown with a tight, off-white head. Aroma of roasted makes and dark fruit. Flavour was sweetish, with more fruit some roastiness and a touch of hop in the finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (10400) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2012
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Dark brown with a firm cream head. Aromas are chocolate malt energy drink with some nuttiness. Raisins with a light roast character. Flavours are nutty with coffee and dark chocolate bitterness. Sweet, fruity malts with a bitter finish. Some rubber on the aftertaste but otherwise this is very tasty for its strength.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2011
Cask @ The Harp 12/4/11. Pours a dark brown, with a small beige head. Quite roasty, strong coffee, light smokiness and a hint of pine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2011
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Northants Beer Festival 2011. A dark dark brown mild. Burnt flavours. Very roasty and bitter. Dryness in the aroma and a bit of veg in the mouth. Has flaws.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (2258) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2011
[Cask at Reading beerfest] Dark brown, small off-white loose head. Chcolate and smoke dominate. Good chewy mouthfeel; very drinkable, thirst-quenching and more-ish - I could happily drink a lot of this. Dry finish. A great mild, easily stood up to the black IPA Id had just before.

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