Campout Mild
Bog Iron Brewing

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Style:
Mild Ale - English Dark
Ranked #58
ABV:
3.5%
Score:
84
Ranked #31,719
Avg:
3.74 | pDev: 10.7%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
18
From:
Bog Iron Brewing
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  0
Gots
  6
SCORE
84
Good
Notes: This nearly extinct beer style has a deep copper color, with flavors of chocolate, toffee and molasses and only enough hops to balance out the sweetness, this beer is very easy drinking.
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 18 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by Daktyls:
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Daktyls from Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Oct 26, 2014
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TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 500ml swing-top growler that was filled at the brewery, into a US tumbler glass.

A: The beer is a medium brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains maple, nuts, caramel, roasted malts and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a hearty and nutty but not too heavy roasted malt character that is quickly followed by some sweet flavors of caramel, maple and honey. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, very mild kick, good representation of style, this is a nice session beer to pound down for a long time.

Nov 19, 2013
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jlindros from Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Somehow never reviewed this one. Drank lots of it at the campout jamborees, I think. A very misunderstood style that most people just don't get, but I love it, and this one hits right on the button.

Decent fizzy head, mostly clear tan brown.

Nose nice creamy toasty brown malts, little caramel and brown sugar, light but nice malty aroma, little earthy herbal grassy hop, staple mild.

Taste brings creamy brown malts, little toffee and nice caramel, toasty brown malts but light ave very dry. Little grassy herbal hop with very light bitterness. Tasty and very light and crushable. Finish is dry and crisp for an ale, little grassy hop and creamy caramel brown malts.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb.

Overall great example of the style, very drinkable and tasty, very enjoyable.

Dec 21, 2014
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frankw from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dec 14, 2015
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trevorpost from Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Jun 01, 2014
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jbertsch from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Nov 23, 2013
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HattedClassic from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

May 03, 2014
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WhitmansNiece from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

May 11, 2013
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DirtyPenny from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

Jul 13, 2014
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Patlee3324 from Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Feb 24, 2016
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emptyglassagain from Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Apr 23, 2015
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Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Feb 02, 2014
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Sspeer1 from Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

May 31, 2014
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GreesyFizeek from New York

4.13/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Bog Iron Brewing in Norton, MA.

This one pours a light brown-ish color, with a small head, foamy and white, and a good amount of lacing.

This one smells like light pecan nuttiness, roasted malt, and cocoa powder.

This one is maybe a tiny bit watery, but it's also 3.5%, so who cares? The flavors here are nice, really nutty and chocolatey, with a light waft of roastiness across the palate. It's simple but quite satisfying.

This is very light bodied, hint of wateriness, with good level of carbonation for the style.

I don't really see this style enough- milds are life.

Apr 14, 2017
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Coorsy from Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.8%

Sep 29, 2014
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SpencerJL from Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.8%

Dec 06, 2014
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jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

3.57/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dec 06, 2015
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plaroc03 from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

May 27, 2016
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Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 18 ratings