Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Mild Ale
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
Filtered, pasteurised and kegged. Reduced to 2.8% in 2012. Had previously been brewed at various strengths ranging from 3.0% to 3.7%. Dates and details of ABV changes unknown.

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Rune (12982) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2017
Keg, 2.8 % avb, half-pint at the Samuel Smith pub Angel Inn. Nitro creamy, beige head blanketing the glass. Almost black in body appearance. Lightly roasted malty taste, hints of earth and chocolate. Dark malty taste, hints of chocolate and nuts. Lightly roasted ending. Thin bodied, still quite smooth on the swallow. Easy going, decent mild. (Leeds 05.07.2017).

imdownthepub (14767) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2017
Keg at The Olde Murenger House, Newport, Gwent, Wales. Dark brown with cream head. Pretty thin, malty beer with a toffee’d character. Boiled vegetable notes. Not great.

EdKing (2610) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2016
Pint in the newly renovated Fitzroy Tavern and it’s looking really nice now. Colour is opaque very dark brown, with a thin off white head. Nose is caramel, sweetness, little chocolate, roasted dark malts, little nutty. Taste is caramel forward, sweet, subtle roasted malts and some chocolate.

mike_77 (6734) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
Very dark brown colour with thin creamy head. Aroma has some roasted dark malts. Body is a bit light but it’s very flavoursome for the low abv.

downender (8687) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
On tap at the King William ALehouse, Bristol 20/11/2015. Dark brown with a creamy, beige, head. Sweetish malts, with some caramel, touch of fruit and hint of roastiness in the finish. Good, easy drinking.

allmyvinyl (10723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Keg at the Tivoli, Morecambe. Pours clear nut brown with a thin off-white head. Aromas are nutty, caramel. Taste is more of the same. Sweet finish. Decent for the strength.

Stuu666 (13635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Cask at the Cramond Inn. Pours black, nose is roasty, chocolate, taste is similar, nutty.

Mr_Pink_152 (5109) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Part of my 2013 backlog, and tried at the Sam Smith pub in Lincoln. dark ruby colour with a tan head. Aroma is very light, taste is a touch thin with malt.

kerenmk (4802) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 27, 2014
Cask at the Old Cheshire Cheese, London, November 2014. Black and slightly clear. Smoked salmon, slightly smoky aroma, roasty, mildly bitter, a little chocolate in the mouth. No carbonation, light body.

berkshirejohn (6533) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Keg at the Cheshire Cheese, Fleet Street. A deep purple brown pour with a nitro-style creamy beige head; some chocolate malt on the nose; smooth and creamy in the mouth with a biscuity taste and some red fruit; and a dry, lactic, finish. A fairly traditional, drinkable, mild.

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