Mild Winter - Goose Island Beer Co.
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3.85/5 rDev +4.1%
poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass
A-dark amber colored with a 2 finger head that leaves a little lacing as it fades
S-some carmel malt and a bit of fruit
T-carmel, bread with some dark fruits and nuts
M-good carbonation with a somewhat dry nutty finish
O-good easy to drink beer while not spectacular very solid
11-29-2012 10:54:24 | More by tvv375ia
3.88/5 rDev +4.9%
On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. Grey head, moderate retention on a ruby/mahogany body. Aroma includes caramel malt with some light roast, some raisins, a hint of coffee and some candi sugar. Taste includes light coffee, some fig and some candy sugar sweetness. Very easy to drink, no objectionable flavors and should be appealing to most people.
11-28-2012 03:53:46 | More by KickbacksSteve
3.58/5 rDev -3.2%
A - Pours a dark mahogany/amber color with small, 1 finger off white head.
S - Malty, light dark fruit, caramel, and nuts.
T - Lots of bready and caramel malt up front, a tinge of sweetness on the backend. Unoffensive and unremarkable.
M - Smooth, but robust and full
Overall - A decent beer here. Nothing incredibly special, but it does the trick.
11-26-2012 18:11:50 | More by BeerBuckeye
3.5/5 rDev -5.4%
Excellent dark amber body with a very thick, very sticky head; beautiful rings down the glass. Faint malt and grain aroma; bread-like; equally faint rye spiciness. Slightly nutty, slightly roasted grain flavor with a strong, lingering hop bitterness. Medium body, smooth, clean.
Mild malt sweetness and a tad too much bitterness throughout. Good though slightly underwhelming.
11-25-2012 20:06:34 | More by beergoot
3.48/5 rDev -5.9%
Poured right from the bottle with a VERY dark amber colour. Cream coloured fizzy head that died down; it didn't last more than a few sips. Nothing overpowering in the smell of the taste of the beer, except maybe a slight burnt taste/smell. No predominant malt or hop taste... pretty average. Slightly bitter aftertaste.
Would I buy it again? Probably not.
11-25-2012 05:11:28 | More by NilocRellim
3.48/5 rDev -5.9%
served on-tap @ Egan's, Tuscaloosa, AL, into a pint glass
Pours the color of maple syrup, if not the consistency of it. 3/4 of a finger of cream colored head.
The aroma is pretty close to what a dark mild should be. Toffee notes, brown sugar notes, English ale yeast. But there's a couple of American wrinkles here: the green hop notes and the rye malt. It's far spicier than a typical English Dark Mild would ever be.
Which means that this doesn't end up tasting very much like a true dark mild. Pity, because I was in the mood for one. But I like the toasty, spicy rye and how it matches up with the smoother, more traditional malt flavors. The hops end up being welcome as a compliment to the rye.
The mouthfeel is too carbonated for an English beer style, but it doesn't detract from the beer. It makes this beer even more of a versatile pair with burgers or a rich risotto. Overall I like this beer, I'd be happy to down a pint or three at my neighborhood bar.
11-24-2012 17:22:47 | More by Reaper16
3.8/5 rDev +2.7%
Almost two fingers of lightly tanned head. Clear, but not transparent, brown colored body.
Smell is roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. Really nice.
The taste is bitter beginning, roasted malt sweetness, solid chocolate ending.
Texture tends towards silky, low carbonation and medium body.
A good winter drinker.
11-22-2012 02:24:31 | More by Fatehunter
Mild Winter from Goose Island Beer Co.
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