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Thwaites
Brewed at Marston’s

Style: Mild Ale
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly bottle conditioned. Has been seen in cask as Very Nutty Black.

Higher abv version of Thwaites mild, which has been sold under various names.
Previously sold as Very Nutty Black
Normally brewed solely for the home market, Daniel Thwaites has broken all the rules with an export strength version of its award winning ale. The same great well rounded flavours and nuttiness lie within but bottles will now leave Lancashire destined for the Far East (Leeds) and even remote areas of the southern hemisphere (such as Watford).

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3.5
will1 (141) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2010
Bottled from Waitrose. Relatively thin head and deep, rich coca-cola brown colour with hints or dark red. Slightly sweet in aroma and flavour with light carbonation. Quite well balanced "mild" flavours: well roasted with a smoky burnt toast finish.

3.3
harrisoni (19413) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2010
500ml bottle from Waitrose. Very very dark black dark ruby, with a disappearing beige head. It’s a decent mild. Some choc, some smoothness, it is half decent very mild and reasonably full. Very drinkable.

3.5
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2009
Bottled. A dark ruby coloured beer with a mountainous gushing whitish head. I was convinced that after a ten or so minute pour this beer would turn out to be infected, but it as surprisingly good. Smoke and hops in the aroma with chocolate, fruit, a hint of sourness and roast in the mouth. Bottled Conditioned milds rarely wotk, but this does.

3.2
joe19612 (3101) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2009
Bottle Conditioned. Pours a lovely black colour with a huge tan coloured head. Real good winter berry aroma with loads of malt. The taste is sweet malt with a lovely dry finish. A very good beer.

3
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2009
Bottle from Tesco Bradford. Black colour with a large frothy tan coloured head with lacing on the glass. Sweet malt aroma with maybe a hint of nut. Smooth and silky with a taste of malt.

2.8
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2010 Deep ruby colour with a very thin tan lace. Toffee roasted malt and treacle aroma. Thin texture, slight malt flavour. Lacks a full body. Hints of fruit.

3.2
scotty (1226) - SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2009
This was very dark, with a big bubbled beige head. The palate is lovely soft and very malty, not that nutty to be honest, there is a hint of coffee on the finish. A great quaffable brew, could drink loads of this.

3.6
SilkTork (5883) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2010 June 2009 Bottle conditioned from Morrisons. Thwaites Mild (under various names ) is one of their more notable beers, and when served in good condition it is a very decent beer indeed. Being a dark roasty, low hopped beer, it stands up well to pasteurisation - but this is the beer Thwaites have decided to test as a bottle conditioned ale. Perhaps because it is such a robust little ale, that they feel it can hide the flaws better? Anyway, the extra strength works well, and this is a decent quaffable mild. It is soft and creamy, with interesting chocolate notes and touches of vine here and there. Quite likeable. [3.3]

Nov 2009 Bottle conditioned from Morrisons. Cracking beer - very drinkable. Lovely sweetness. Hmmmm. I could drink a fair bit of this stuff. [3.9]

3
Bullit (4719) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2009
Bottle, Morrisons. Brown colour, tan head. Aroma is nutty and malty. Flavour is nutty, with molasses and chocolate. Sweet finish.

2.5
greenmanalishi (553) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2009
errr...nutty: oats and almonds, roastiness, sweet malty texture, some mild chocolate in there and a porter-ish nod. little bland overall


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