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Dark Mild | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Otto's Pub and Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by k75 on 07-07-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by AylwinForbes:
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3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very pleasantly surprised by this one. Served in a real (Imp) pint, although it arrived with such a massive thick sudsy head that the true volume was a lot lower - but who's complaining. Colour was a rich dark reddish mahogany, quite pleasing. Muted malty, caramel notes. On the palate quite appealing and forceful character; it reminded me of Mitchell and Butlers legendary dark mild that I had a couple of times years and years ago. Slight sweetness with the molasses, but a dry finish. Very drinkable.

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Photo of k75
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on cask w/ sparkler

pours a dark chocolate brown with a little light around the edges

medium brown head that stays

as the name says - mild flavors of choc, sweetened coffee and toasted biscuit

finish is medium with a touch of bakers chocolate

a great choice for dark ale fans that want a lighter bodied, lower strength option.

a fine local

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Photo of Phatz
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this beer on-cask at Zeno's Pub is State College.

Appearance: Dark brown - mahogany and extremely thick creamy foam like head (two fingers). The retention was and lacing was superb. Maybe due partly to the cask-conditioning.

Smell: Although this was served on cask it seemed like the temperature was too cold. That may be what held the aroma in. it seemed reserved a bit in the nose. That said, it did have gentle caramel (brown ale) malt aroma.

Taste & Mouthfeel: It was extremely sooth and malty in feel and gentle sweet taste. The dominant flavor was the sweet malt character and then there was a very gentle hop attribute balancing this dark mild perfectly. The finish had a bit of the hop bitterness that lingered in aftertaste.

Drinkability: What I like about this style is the no frills beers can go with anything and be easily drinkable any time. Simple & Tasty! What else could you want =)

Hope this is helpful.

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Dark Mild from Otto's Pub and Brewery
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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