Dark-Age | The Celt Experience

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Celt Experience
Wales, United Kingdom
theceltexperience.co.uk

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Elegant smooth chocolate and caramel body with a spice finish
Inspired by the tranquility of the myths of Avalon. King Arthur and Merlin histories emerge from ancient Pagan myths tracing dark ripples through shared legends.

Added by TMoney2591 on 08-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,840
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
42
pDev:
15.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

BBE Dec 2016. ABV 4% 500ml bottle from ales by mail


Appearance (Look) = 6%

clear dark brown/red

Smell = 24%
estery fruit


Taste = 40%
tastes like a typical english pub ale. not much going on. a bit water, some mild fruit. finishes bitter. perhaps slightly over hopped.


Mouthfeel (Feel) = 10%
watery

Overall = 20%

eh. not my favourite style but doesn't feel all that inspired. Interesting it has some detailed tasting notes on the bottle so that the drinker knows what s/he is supposed to taste.

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500ml bottle served in a Belgian snifter.
Pours with excellent clarity; dark red-brown; small semi-durable head; spotty lacing.

Aroma and Flavor are mild, as per style. Sweet malts, some dark fruit and earthy hops in the nose. The hops largely disappear from the taste, but leave the ale with a good sweet/bitter balance.

Feel: medium-light body and carbonation. A bit thin, as usual for style. Very smooth.

O: very good example of style.

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500mL bottle poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours a very dark burnt sienna color. Some tan froth.

(S)- A nice mild yet rustic nuttiness with raisin.

(T)- Pretty similar to the smell with a rustic nutty roasted raisin profile.

(M)- A nice smooth carbonation level meets a nice rustic feel overall. Mild, but a rich flavor too.

(O)- A rather nice beer. Not a huge mainstream style (in fact, my first venture into it), but quite appreciated to have versus the tried and true styles produced today.

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Dark-Age from The Celt Experience
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 42 ratings
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