Dark Mild | Two Brothers Brewing Company

Dark MildDark Mild
BA SCORE
60.3%
Liked This Beer
3.65 w/ 58 ratings
Dark MildDark Mild
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 04-30-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
58
Liked:
35
Avg:
3.65/5
pDev:
14.25%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 25
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1.25/5  rDev -65.8%

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2/5  rDev -45.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Sammy
3.11/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I enjoy trying lower abv products, and appreciate any flavour gleamed from them. Dark body with white spider lace. Licorice and spice. Above average carbonation, however. Neutral aroma. Coffee grinds. Average mouthfeel. Guest on tap at Revolution brewpub.

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Photo of morimech
3.23/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Have not had a Two Brothers beer in a long time. This looked interesting enough to give them another try.

Pours a clear brown color with a one finger of head that had good retention before settling to a thick cap. Moderate amount of lacing is left down the glass.

I smell a little roasted malt, hazelnuts, and floral hops. I also get a faint wisp of cocoa.

Does not pack a lot of flavor even compared with other milds. There is a slight acidity to this beer that I find a bit distracting. It masks the other flavors instead of complimenting them. Slight roasted malt with subtle floral hops. Dry finish.

Light body, thin even. Decently carbonated. Nothing really of note stands out.

Maybe they should of kept this beer retired. Probably the least interesting mild I have had. Not exactly the effort that will get me to buy more of their beer.

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Photo of dexterk1
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer this past week. On tap it pours with a warm chestnut brown. Head is abut medium and diminishes quickly.
Odor is sweet and malty. Caramel with some spice. Odor is not strong but is distinct.
Taste is, as the name says, mild. Some roasted grain taste and some malt. Slightly bitter finish. Mouth feel is is pretty smooth and carbonated.
Overall the lower alcohol amount does take its toll and it seems a little lacking.

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of samie85
3.47/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark chestnut brown with half a finger of white head that dissipates quickly.

Dark chocolate and lightly roasted coffee fill the nose with some light caramel.

This tastes like a nice light version of a porter... dark chocolate and light coffee notes with dark chocolate mildly bitter finish.

Light bodied with low, prickly carbonation and light, dry finish.

This is a pretty decent beer... it reminds me of a homebrew porter that I inadvertently over-diluted. Very well-rounded flavor profile. Value on this one is an entirely different animal; $5 for a bomber of 3.2% seems quite a bit over-priced.

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Photo of barnzy78
3.48/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle, Retro Release "Celebrating 15 Years with 15 Beers"

Pours brown with a nice reddish hue when held to the light. Foamy beige head dissipates quickly leaving a thin layer of foam, little lacing on the glass. Aroma is musty, earthy, chocolatey, leathery, nutty, herbal hop. Tastes are, well mild and all very similar to the aroma. Mouth-feel is very smooth and thin-to-medium bodied, ample carbonation giving it a chance to cover the palate. Goes down easy, and definitely sessionable. Enough with the obvious, this is a good example of the style with some nice balanced flavors.

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Photo of Vonerichs
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Chestnut brown with a really thin and whispy head that looked like bath bubbles.

There's not much to the smell. It's a little nutty, maybe a little toffee.

The taste is about the same as the smell with a little herbal kick to it.

Mouthfeel is thin and a bit undercarbonated.

It's an ok beer. "Session" beers really aren't my thing, but this has pretty good flavor for one.

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Photo of beersdmf17
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of ackeeper
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of VonZipper
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of vande
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of JimGlonke
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of match1112
3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: the beer pours the same shade of brown as the bottle it comes from. quarter inch of tan head quickly settles to a thin ring.

s: pretty faint. some roasted malt, nuts, spice and toffee.

t: more toffee and nuts with some toasted grains on the finish.

m: very smooth and drinkable. low carbonation.

o: like it, gonna search out more in the style.

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Photo of Florida9
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear dark brown, though fairly translucent as it still lets a lot of light through. Forms only a small bubbly head and almost looks flat. Very minimal lacing.

S: Smells unsurprisingly malty with notes of dark caramel, toffee, nuts, toast, and just a bit of coffee.

T: Taste is much like the aroma, but with the coffee being more dominant in the taste. Lots of nuts and toffee in the mix and maybe just a touch of buttery diacetyl. Finishes with a moderate, oddly astringent bitterness.

M: Medium to full bodied with a feeling of "roundness" in the mouth. Moderate bitterness on the finish. Low carbonation.

O: A decent beer that is as advertised: both dark and mild, though it's not as easily drinkable as it's name would suggest. Good bit of flavor for a session ale.

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3.62/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Trying the third retro release from two bros. The beer pours a clear dark rich amber with very thin slightly off white head that is not lacing. The smell has a very nice caramel malt scent with small small hints of roast. The taste is much like the smell...caramel malt present then followed by buttering hops that cleanse the pallet. The mouthfeel is light in body with decent carbonation. Overall this would be a great session ale.

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Photo of homebrew311
3.62/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Don't see too many Dark Milds in the bottle shop, had to give this one a try. Appearance is a deep clear reddish brown, almost no head or lacing. The nose is malty with toasted and roasted notes with hints of bread in the background. The taste features much of what the nose suggests with an emphasis on specialty grains. Not much in the way of malt backbone or hops, just some roasted quality. The mouthfeel is incredibly light as expected with very mellow carbonation. Overall, this doesn't quite pack the punch of flavor that Revolution's Workingman Mild does, but it does a good job of cramming flavor into such a small beer. Worth a try, but don't go out of your way for it.

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Photo of ONUMello
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Light brown color. Even with a slow pour, the head filled up half the glass (3+ fingers) and lingers
S: Bready/malty with light fig and caramel notes
T: Largely matches the nose though with the fig initially, then caramel then bread
M: Light-bodied, crisp but a bit sweet
O: Light, a bit sweet (I'd prefer it a bit drier) but good complexity given the low abv making it a great session beer

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Dark Mild from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 60.3% out of 100 with 58 ratings
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