Gales Festival Mild Reviews
Product Type: Gales Beer
Description:Brand: Gales / Type: Ale / Palate: Pronounced fruity flavours of blackcurrant, raisins and raspberry with a lingering citric character in the finish Aroma: Hoppy with blackcurrant character. ABV 4.8%.
Newest Review: ... bitter) and Winter Brew (4.2% ABV ~ a winter beer in the style of an Old Ale). Festival Mild was first created by Gales back ... more
by - written on 24/05/03, updated on 24/05/03 (Very useful, 116 readings)
To celebrate Mild Day on 10th May (and Mild Month in general) we all trooped off on a couple of buses on a Chesterfield Branch (of CAMRA) to sample some Mild Ales in the area. I love Mild as a style of beer (I won't repeat all the info about the style because this can easily be found on the internet or by reading my other reviews of Milds) and have sampled one or two over the years. I would like to share another of my articles that appear in our local Innspire magazine (this can be seen in Derbyshire pubs and at http://www.innspire.org.uk/). This one goes against pretty much all of what is generally accepted as a Mild (see reviews of Batemans Mild, Cains ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/05/01, updated on 21/05/01 (Very useful, 37 readings)
Last night I had the superb good fortune of being in a Gales pub in Havant (well at least once we'd escaped the mass production pub - Wetherspoons). In the name of research I decided to try a couple of new beers - this and Butser. I would have tried Gales Best as well but they were out last night. After changing pub from Wetherspoons I decided that it was about time I got acquainted with some different beers in the Gales range, so I ordered a pint of Festival. For my 2.20 I got a dark, frothy pint back - not as dark as the Murphy's I'd been drinking previously of course. Then I took my first mouthful and thought this is different - really in ... Read the complete review
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