J. Henry Original Mild Ale | Calfkiller Brewing Company

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32 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Calfkiller Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
calfkillerbeer.com

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheWhiskerReview on 12-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
32
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
17.71%
 
 
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Had this on tap at the Bearden Beer Garden in Knoxville, TN. Pours very murky and almost a purplish brown color. I am not sure what style this is supposed to be but it seems like a mix of several. There was a definite Belgian character to this whether it was the yeast or maybe some candi sugar or something. Tasted pretty good overall. Aroma were slightly sweet and Belgian like with some cloviness. Flavors were pretty tight as well. A definite change of pace and a decent beer.

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I had this on-tap at the Mellow Mushroom in Franklin, TN.

A: Poured a dark, amber color, with a mild translucence, and a good bit of chill haze. The head was about 1/8 finger or a tinge more.

S: Sort of like a brown ale, with a bit of toffee character, slightly grainy, and with a fresh filtered water undertow.

T: Not quite as full as an American Brown Ale, but afterall, this wasn't meant to be American by any means. Grainy, caramely, nutty, and with sort of a sugary disposition given the style.

M: I personally though this was too sweet to be a highly drinkable brew, but that's just me. There was virtually no lacing, and it had a mildly bitter finish.

O: This should have been gulpable, but I struggled through my pint a bit. Others on here seem to have liked it better than me. I guess I should try it again someday.

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J. Henry Original Mild Ale from Calfkiller Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 32 ratings.
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