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X-Ale - Partizan Brewery

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X-AleX-Ale

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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
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Brewed by:
Partizan Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mdagnew on 03-10-2014)
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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.75/5  rDev n/a

An interesting blend of coffee chocolate tastes, mild so very rarely works outside of cask, same here, still tasty though.

Photo of MisledTitan
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.45/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tried on-tap at the brewery in Bermondsey on the Beer Mile.

Pours an amber-red colour, deep and quite clear in the glass. Body is light, but pleasant enough. Head is a yellow-beige/taupe colour, coarse but persistent, leaving sudsy, complex lace. Carbonation is fine but minimal. Looks pretty good all up.

Weird spice characters come through on the nose—smells like a Thai restaurant. Sweet caramel, malty roast and some pepper. There's also a honey sweetness that sticks around and an odd creaminess. Interesting at least.

Taste is clean and mild for the most part, but things come and go at least. There's a mild toasty sweetness on the front, and a frothy spicy character that builds up on the mid-palate. Some roast marks the back, but by then the palate has dropped out a lot leaving it clean but empty.

Feel is pretty weak—which is disappointing.

Easy enough to drink. Carbonation is coarse though, which makes it a bit much. It's not bad, but I had at least one better beer from Partizan on this visit.

Photo of Andy_Luft
3.75/5  rDev n/a

X-Ale from Partizan Brewery
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.