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


on tap

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RATINGS: 37   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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Nocturne (2238) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2017
Tap at Sinclair's Oyster Bar, Manchester Dark reddish brown. Lasting head. Hint of chocolate, twigs, earthy. Velvety texture. Good for the low percentage.

Towey1989 (3437) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2017
Keg at Sinclairs Oyster Bar, Manchester (Samuel Smith) A brown colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, bready malts, some chocolate, slight nuts, a little mineral and subtle dark fruits. Taste of caramel, chocolate, some nuts, slight bready malts and subtle mineral. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A short, dryish, malty bitterness in the finish. For its ABV it’s got the aroma and flavour but as expected, thin and the flavour disappears quickly. But for its price, it’s worth it.

harrisoni (19553) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2017
On tap at Lyceum Tavern The Strand. Dark brown black beer lasting tan head. Some dark mild some chocolate some dark fruit touch of blackcurrant. Cold. Creamy roast. Pretty decent. Fruity notes. Dryish finish .

Rune (13760) - 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 (15525) - 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 (2668) - 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.

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