Brewed by Kendrick’s
Style: Mild Ale
Rugby, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask; Regular.
Previously sold under the Rugby Brewery and Wood Farm branding.

Dark mild
A full bodied Dark mild with hints of caramel finishing with a smooth malty palate.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (23289) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2010
cask at cask and barrell ... brown ... thin creamy white head ...sweet something nose ... soft sweet toffee and odd i cant place it .. but remind me of great beer but thiner body ... oh thats annoying me i cant place it .. but it crackin...what ever it is its not brittish... but i am really diggin it ... very unusual for a uk beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2010
Cask (handpump) at the Three Guineas, Reading, 30 April 2009. Dark ruby colour. Loose, but persistent, off-white head. Light fruity aroma with some chocolate malt accents. Slightly woody, with strong berry fruit notes, in the flavour. Rather dry mouthfeel with a quite powerful herbal, angostura-like bitterness. Mouthfeel is little thin. Unusual and more like an old ale than a mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wheresthepath (2265) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2009
[Cask at the Nag’s Head, Reading] Murky dark brown with a small, loose white head and a very slight fizz. Initial flavour of chocolate and smoke, with some deep fruitiness lurking behind. Autumn leaves and earth in the finish. It’s flavoursome, yet it somehow manages to still be light and refreshing. A good mild this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 5/05/09. Dark chestnut with a moderate, off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts and red fruits. Flavour was well balanced between caramel, bitter chocolate and roasted malts. Finish was lingering and bitter. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2009 1) The Crown, Nuneaton. Dark ruby. Wet Hobnob, whole hop mustiness and toffeeish malt. Big hop presence for a Mild, but I’m not complaining. Cheeky one. 2) Cask, back at The Crown. Earthy and balsamic with insinuating chocolate black cherry and soil. Better the first time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2007
Blackfriers. Aroma is nutty, caramel malts, chocolate malts coming through slightly, though i think this is a caramel mild, hints of floral fuggels? Taste is again a bag of roasted barley with caramel dominating, noteable bittering hops throughout, a very drinkable mild indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (18052) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2007
Cask gravity at Pembury Tavern. Very dark brown/ruby with lasting beige head. Very tasty mild, bit of almost whiskyish malt. Bit nutty and good roasted flavours. Actually got a bit of grapefruit hop. Good mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2007
[email protected] Wenlock Arms. Not a whole lot going on. Some light caramelly maltyness and roasted malt. Finish is hort and soft. Not bad to drink, and yeah, i know its a mild, but it still could have done with more flavour/body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at the Wenlock. Looks mild like but slightly muddier. (Damn I’m a real wordsmith tonight). Quite dry really and a little too hoppy. Drinkable enough just not enough in the way of malt. Sorts itself out for the finish so ended up slipping down nicely like a mild should.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2006
pint pulled at The Maltings: dark muddy brown in color with a tan head. aroma was roasted with very nice floral hops, slightly perfumy. flavor is roasted and very nicely bitter on the finish leaning towards a stout. slightly watery in the mouth though. nevertheless, really nice mild.

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