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X-Limited Edition Ale (Batch 05) | Cavalry Brewing

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3.6/5
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7 Ratings
X-Limited Edition Ale (Batch 05)X-Limited Edition Ale (Batch 05)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cavalry Brewing
Connecticut, United States

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
It is an English Dark Mild ale with mild black malt flavors with a finish of challenger hops. This English dark mild ale will surprise you with its smooth balanced flavors!

Added by VelvetExtract on 12-11-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
pDev:
5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of beerthulhu
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Parchment toned large head sits above a dark caramel apple colored body. Within a strong presence of carbonation. Lacing was splattered and chunky on the glass.

S: Nose was scotchy caramel with a hint of smoked peat, lightly accented.

T: Flavor was scotchy caramel sweetness, peat, toasted malt, munich with a hint of smoky woodiness. Orange peel, caramelized apple, resinous hints of spruce and a smoky leave. Some bright moments of golden hops, hints of chocolate covered fruit.

M: Good carbonation factor, medium bodied, turns frothy on the hold.

O: Overall nice complexity, good deal of strength and flavor above style. Caramelized malt, spicy hops, easy drinking.

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Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Durge
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of rorjets
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a very dark brown. Seems to be clear when held up to the light. Huge, creamy head. Head is tan and very lacy. Absolute curtains of lace.

S-Floral, tea-like hops with some soap. A light whiff of chocolate and dark bread. Reminds me of Pumpernickel bread. On the softer side in terms of intensity.

T-More floral and long-steeped tea. Also some suds. Toffee and caramel too. Dark breads as well. A bit fruity as well. Mild bitterness. Herbal. Light milk chocolate.

M-Mild bitterness. A hint of booze. Soft bubbles. Medium (leaning towards light) bodied. Solid drinkability.

O/D-Tasty. Good mixture of hop and malt. Complex enough to keep me mostly interested.

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X-Limited Edition Ale (Batch 05) from Cavalry Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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