Community Dark Mild Ale | New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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86
very good
36 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Indiana, United States
newalbanian.com

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by zerk on 06-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
36
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
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3.38/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Had this on draft at the Pizzeria and Public House. Served in a "Footed Ale" style glass.

Very dark brown with a minimal head but decent lacing. Very mild flavor with a lot of malt flavor and minimal bitterness. Very neutral finish. Good carbonation and easy to drink.

This is a great session type beer that went very well with pizza.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another pleasure to drink. Reminescent of a German Schwatzbier. The bready and yeasty flavors and aromas that I expected, along with moderate barley malt sweetness. Throw in a mild black malt flavor without any graininess. Light molassas and walnut flavors and perhaps a hint of chocolate. The texture is light and airy to the mouth and leaves a light black malt bitterness. Never chalky or charcoal-like. But, with other Albanian brews, the carbonation is very low and has a disapointing foamstand and lacing. Otherwise, a joy.

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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is a great english mild, similat to the nut brownish style

really though, it's a light bodied, but dark colored ale, with a hint of malty sweetness and a certain poundability

great on draft if you're planning on having a few, pretty low alcohol, great body with good flavor

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3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured nearly black with dark ruby highlights. Tan head, with thick, heavy lacing. Very nice!

Nose chocolate-like, with sweet and roasty malt tones. Again, pleasing.

Tastes similarly roasty, with a touch of burnt chocolate. Very tasty, full flavored and sessionable. Top!

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3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Draft at brewpub.

Poured clear dark brown color with a moderate brown frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium body and soft carbonation. Medium toasted malt aroma. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration.

My expectations were met with a good drinkable brew.

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3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Deeply dark coloration, slimmish head, tan and lightly dotted...

Nose of cocoa and nuts...charcoal and maple, but all played very lightly...nice..to a point...shall we say...

Taste: smooooth, light on the palate, very easy, yet full of character, if not too full of body...loads of malt, lots of taste, much more full of taste than I'd expect from an English mild...I like it, it's good... a much ballsier mild than I'd been anticipating...very worthy. Very good...nice...Hooray, New Albany, and all the New Albanians!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewpub.

This beer lives up to its name quite nicely. Lovely dark appearance under a small light tan head. Smell is mild malt and mild hops, and the taste follows the smell precisely: fine, light chocolate maltiness and a decent bread-dough flavor. Mouthfeel is nice and round, and is the best feature of this made-for-a-session beer. Very drinkable.

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Community Dark Mild Ale from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
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