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Mild At Heart - Wandering Star Brewing Company

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Mild At Heart
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85
very good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wandering Star Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
‘Dark Mild’ English style session beer with the ABV and color of an Irish Stout but a nuttier, softer mouthfeel from crystal and chocolate malts, and a finishing dryness from aroma hops. Brewed for drinkability to extract the maximum complexity and flavor from a relatively ‘light’ beer, warm fermented to accentuate dark fruit and roast malt notes. Conceived for cask and perfect served as a Real Ale. Hopped with Cluster and Perle.

29 IBU

(Beer added by: metter98 on 04-27-2011)
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tyjaman

New York

2/5  rDev -47.2%

04-09-2012 23:49:34 | More by tyjaman
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markgugs

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -34%

04-20-2014 13:48:39 | More by markgugs
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-15-2014 02:14:18 | More by macesq
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -20.8%

03-20-2013 20:52:24 | More by BGsWo22
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jhb138

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.8%

02-16-2012 16:45:50 | More by jhb138
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jcoulighan

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-31-2013 22:08:44 | More by jcoulighan
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JedediahK

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-07-2012 02:12:52 | More by JedediahK
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-02-2013 00:01:03 | More by Ajlvt
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nyrblue2

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

02-08-2014 21:07:42 | More by nyrblue2
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CBPAS

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-30-2012 04:48:25 | More by CBPAS
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-26-2012 16:08:39 | More by rolltide8425
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CalebHiliadis

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-29-2012 04:10:21 | More by CalebHiliadis
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-26-2013 01:12:19 | More by Chugs13
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-29-2012 03:19:31 | More by gshackles
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap 4/11/2012 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub, in Pawtucket, RI served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a dark brown color, with a short dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains roasted malts, some smoke, coffee chocolate and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts with a hearty roasted malt character followed by a strong smokiness for the style. Then mild flavors of coffee and chocolate come in. The hops presence is mild but provides a good balance. The after-taste is slightly smoky.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, very mild kick, good representation of style with the added smokiness, this is a very solid beer to session with if you’re in the mood for a milder smoky beer.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2012 01:10:01 | More by TheManiacalOne
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syrupjoe

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Armsby Abbey.

Pours with a one finger caramel mocha head that dissipates quickly, pitch brown color with sparse but consistent lacing.

Nose is metallic with dark grain and roasty caramel and toffee notes.

Taste is very clean and clear with notes of roasty coffee, bitter coffee bean, and roasted grain.

This is a very smooth, crisp, drinkable beer with low carbonation.

Overall, an enjoyable mild. Slightly watery tasting, but otherwise a good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-03-2011 18:57:51 | More by syrupjoe
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a chocolate brown color and a modest cap that leaves a few strands

Smell: Roasty, with black bread, caramel and a hint of chocolate; over time, the caramel builds in intensity

Taste: Caramel and black bread, up front, with a bit if fruit and chocolate appearing in the middle; after the swallow, coffee flavors arrive though the finish re-affirms the caramel and black bread elements; interestingly, coffee lingers in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: A very interesting panoply of flavor; nice to see more breweries experimenting with the style

Serving type: on-tap

05-16-2012 11:35:37 | More by brentk56
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-14-2013 06:41:20 | More by GRG1313
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pknyc

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-10-2013 02:00:30 | More by pknyc
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bram325

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-27-2014 15:41:26 | More by bram325
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BeeGinner

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-09-2012 19:27:31 | More by BeeGinner
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nmitsthefish

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-03-2012 23:09:54 | More by nmitsthefish
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phishbone23

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-23-2013 17:00:05 | More by phishbone23
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer on tap at The Good Life thanks to BOBPINCH666 & emdawg. Served in a standard pint glass.

L - black liquid with a beige head that thinned out after a while.

S - roasted malt aroma.

T - roasted malt upfront slowly leading to light bitterness as it finishes, very tasty.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation, easy to drink.

O - this was my 1st dark mild and I quite enjoyed it, but not as much as the company I was with!

Serving type: on-tap

10-08-2011 20:13:56 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-09-2013 15:14:15 | More by MattXT
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Mild At Heart from Wandering Star Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.