Brewed by Woodfordes
Style: Mild Ale
Norwich, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask; Regular.
In Norfolk folklore a 'Mardler' is someone who likes to gossip.
"Smooth and gentle, this dark red beer has no overwhelming flavours. An insistent roast maltiness provides a counter to the bitter-sweet fruitiness, and a short but light finish."

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (7715) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 7, 2017
Dark brown color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing. Ok intensity in the aroma. Medium (-) body and a soft carbonation level. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Dark malt, some roast and some toffee in the flavor. Pleasant easy drinkable stuff at the pub.
[Cask at The Railway Tavern in Chelmsford, England]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (15800) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 14, 2017
Draught (White Lion, St. Albans)
Nice sweet cakey roast aroma. Sweet cakey roasty taste too, a bit of treacle richness. Light palate. Rich hazzelnut colour, small spongy head. Very easy mild, and enjoyed every sip. Occasionally, I got a hint of bacon, which is my favourite feature in a mild..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2012
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Fur & Feather Woodbastwick 23/08/12. A dark dark brown coloured beer with barely any head. A sweet caramelly mild. A bit cola like in some aspects. A certain nuttiness. A reasonably tasty dark mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1672) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2012
Sampled this mild at the Four Marys, Linlithgow in April 1993. Cask, handpump dispense. Jet black in colour with a white creamy head. Roast malt aroma with good mouthfeel. Thin oily mouthfeel and good lacing. Dark malt complexes with dry black malt in the initial taste along with roasted barley. Slight hint of blackcurrant fruit in mouth, leading to a dry roasted aftertaste. Malt present in the sweet finish. A satisfying session mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2011
On cask at The Staggs Beer Festival, 2011. Pours a red - orange colour with a decent beige head. Aroma of caramel, treacle, coffee and oats. Similar flavours. Quite malty and and a little thin. A slightly soapy finish with mild carbonation. Just OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rosenbergh (11440) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 6, 2011
Cask at Fur & Feather Inn, Woodbastwick, England.
Dark reddish brown colour with small off-white head. Brown sugar, roasted malt and all imaginable sweetnesses in aroma. Quite a same with flavour. Watery and way too sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 17, 2008
Gravity cask at the Battersea Beer Festival, 6th Feb 2008. Dark brown colour with a chocolatey malt aroma. Soft flavour of dark malt, matched by a light, very smooth mouthfeel. A simple but well-executed mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2008
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Battersea Beer Festival.
Dakr dark translucent red with a thin white rim. Really nice colour for a mild. Really pleasant coffee malt that is typically thin but very drinkable and with just enough character to keep your interest. Straight down the line but solid mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (2056) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 18, 2007
Cask - Fur & Feather, Woodbastwick. A dark reddish brown brew and perhaps a slight breeze of cloudiness. For the ABV, this beer has several nuances. The aroma is very pleasing, of a roasted malt and subtle fruity undertones. The flavours - more roasted malts, some toffee and a hint of dark chocolate - come through and compliment each other nicely without getting in each others way, so to speak. This brews downside is that its slightly thin/watery and the finish is quite short. Apart from that, Mardlers is another tasty beer from Woodfordes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2007
Gravity Cask @ Battersea Beer Festival. Chocolate and light roast with some fruit. Appropriately mild earthy hops. Light bodied. Not overly flavoursome - but the flavours are well defined and complementary. On the whole I wasnt impressed, but may need more care than a beer festival can spare to shine.

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