Cursed Galleon | Hardys & Hansons PLC

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Brewed by:
Hardys & Hansons PLC
United Kingdom (England)

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by wl0307 on 05-18-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 2
Reviews by wl0307:
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3.47/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tasted this beer this evening by half pint at the Penderel's Oak, a Wetherspoon's pub nr. Holborn and Chancery Lane UG stations, during JDW's May beerfestival.

Appearance: pours a dark-brownish colour and a light-brown beerhead.
Smell: plummy, dried longan-fruit (and slightly raisiny) sweet-fruitiness, with dark-chocolay tart sweetness as well.
Taste & Aftertaste: light toffeeish taste at first, followed by dried berries' tartness and a quite warm palate; left with smooth but dry bitter aftertaste in the throat.
Mouthfeel & Drinkability: a thin-bodied ale with an overall sligthly watery palate...with a tinge of tangy bitterness in the end. Not too bad for a "beer-starter" before drinking more flavoursome ales~~

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Photo of marquis
4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This mild has been reduced in strength to 5% ABV this year.It is Hardy&Hansons' seasonal brew for May each year , intended to coincide with the CAMRA Mild in May campaign.It is therefore widely available in the East Midlands during that month.

It's stronger than typical milds : it tends towards the stout and porter end of the spectrum and has more character and mouthfeel.It's a beautifully balanced brew (although I preferred the stronger version) with some of H&H house sweetness.

I was fortunate enough to drink it in superb condition in a variety of pubs .As far as I know it's only available in cask condition form though it may appear in some time.

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Cursed Galleon from Hardys & Hansons PLC
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