Don’t be afraid of the dark – this delicious dark mild has established itself a s firm favourite. At 4.9% abv it is a little bit stinger than most milds but that allows it to pack a great deal of flavour.
It has a subtle blackcurrant aroma, full malty body with a sweet finish. The mild uses traditional UK hops; Pilgrim and Progress as well as a sprinkling of the more modern Cascade hop. Brewed using Maris Otter barley, with colour and flavour from chocolate and crystal malts.
What's in a name? - a name from the Dark Ages - French in origin; noble and distinguished.