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Brewed by Summerskills
Style: Mild Ale
Plymouth, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional
Strong Devon Mild

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3.2
john44 (3429) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Cask Half Pint at White Horse Old Ale Festival 2009, Parsons Green, London in Nov 2009 - Dark Brown in colour, with Reddish highlights. Malty; roasty malts, coffee, chocolate, hint of liquorice. Fruity; dark fruits. Sweet malty with a slight bitter hop edge. Dry roast malty finish. OK. Quite drinkable. (2009-11)

3.7
SarkyNorthener (4911) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
[email protected] avion, Aldridge. Ruby brown beer with small bubbly head. Aroma of light chocolate and some roast malts. Taste is chocolate, roast malts and some earth. Good.

3.4
The_Osprey (9346) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Cask at The Plough and Harrow, Hammersmith as ’Summerskills Barley Mow’, 4.8%. Dark amber orange or brown, clear, still, small foamy tan head. Aroma is wholemeal bread, a little flowery. Body is smooth, a little foamy, quite tingly carbonation for cask. Taste is dark dense breads, resinous, twig, ryvita with a soft bitterness. A nice malty beer with a touch more balancing bitterness than you get with many milds.

3.5
minutemat (6133) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Cask half pint @ Montgomery’s Tower, Shrewsbury. Pours deep reddish amber, frothy off-white head. Aroma is caramel and raisins. Taste is good nutty caramel malts with faint tobacco. Solid mild.

2.2
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2016
Cask at The Bishops’ Mill (JDW), Durham, £2.09/pint.

Dark, ruby brown with a big, foamy, off-white head. The nose is muted but there are some sweetish malts and leafy character detectable too. The taste is very dry and bitter for self-professed mild ale and driven by a sharp, unpleasant acidity. Some leafy, earthy flavours are there too but the bitter off note ruins it. Not enjoyed.

4.2
Don2711 (494) - - FEB 9, 2016
Mahogany appearance. Aroma malt and dark. Chocolate and burnt caramel flavours. Just as I like. Good bite on palate and fair strength. Nice one.

3.8
DanielBrown (4549) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Cask at Square Peg, Birmingham. Pitch, with meddling foam of creme perched. Birched malt smooth, burnished kernel sit face down tongue, with chisel Coal. Presented sweet rich edge. Good Mild.

3.3
47574xeCD (1277) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Cask at The Rupert Brooks JDW, Rugby.
Poured dark mahogany with creamy head.
Nose of roasted malt, chocolate.
Taste is creamy malts, hint of roasted chocolate, a pleasant easy drinking mild.

3.1
ManVsBeer (10969) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Cask @ Wetherspoon’s Piccadilly, Manchester. Dark mahogany coloured with a thin head. Slightly sweetened mild with a few roasted malts evident too in both aroma and taste. It has a bit of a strength as well.

3.4
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2016
Cask at Arnold Machin (JDW), Newcastle under Lyme. Pours mahogany with a light tan head. Dark fruit, some sweetnees, hint of smoke. Decent mild.


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