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Rother Valley Smild

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
This Ancient Boro'Tenterden, Kent02 Mar 2019
6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014Tenterden, Kent14 Jun 2014
3rd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2014Tonbridge, Kent31 May 2014
The ElephantFaversham, Kent13 Feb 2014
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent01 Sep 2013
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent17 Dec 2012
1st Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent22 Oct 2011
The Swan InnWittersham, Kent20 Aug 2011
Bowl InnCharing, Kent17 Jul 2011
2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010Tenterden, Kent12 Jun 2010
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent04 Oct 2008
Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2007Woodchurch, Kent02 Jun 2007
Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005Woodchurch, Kent03 Jun 2005

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

This Ancient Boro', Tenterden, Kent

WittendenExcellent02 Mar 2019 Pretty close to exceptional.Luscious dark mild:chocolate,molasses,earth.

6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014, Tenterden, Kent

Archie14Excellent14 Jun 2014

3rd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2014, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried31 May 2014

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried13 Feb 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jul 2013
AndrewNot Tried23 Feb 2013
PedroNot Tried21 Jul 2012
BlairNot Tried09 Mar 2012

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

WittendenExcellent01 Sep 2013 Dark, dry mild with a fair amount of hops.
ChrisEGood24 Apr 2013
Martin the MildmanExcellent08 Nov 2012 So good, drank this all evening, on top form as ever. My score 16/20.
Martin the MildmanExcellent30 Sep 2012 Good as ever with a good mix of caramel and chocolate malt and low hop rate. My score 16/20.
WittendenNot Tried01 Apr 2012
Martin the MildmanExcellent11 Aug 2011 Quite sweet and fruity dark brown mild. Good malt character and low hop rate. The finish is quite fruity. My score 16/20.
Martin the MildmanExcellent18 Jun 2011 Sweetish with caramel and chocolate notes and a lightly toasted cereal malt flavour. My score 16/20.
Martin the MildmanExcellent28 Aug 2010 Excellent dark brown mild with low hoppiness and good chocolate malt flavours. Some yeasty/biscuity flavours in the background. My score 16/20.
Martin the MildmanExcellent13 Aug 2009 Smooth and fruity with a toasted malt background taste. My score 17/20.
DubbelGood26 Apr 2009 Dark, roasty and toasty. A permanent winner.
AndrewNot Tried10 Feb 2007
IanNot Tried14 Jan 2007 Had a sip of Phil's and this was excellent. Wish I had had it. In very good condition.

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

PedroNot Tried17 Dec 2012
PedroGood09 Dec 2012

1st Spa Valley Railway Beer Festival, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent22 Oct 2011 A very decent Mild. Found this one on Groombridge Station.

The Swan Inn, Wittersham, Kent

PedroNot Tried20 Aug 2011
PedroNot Tried22 Aug 2010
PedroNot Tried20 Feb 2010
IanExcellent07 May 2008 Lovely condition, great choc in the middle of the mouth, and just a very good mild finish. Excellent mild
AndrewNot Tried02 Jan 2007
IanNot Tried16 Sep 2006

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

PedroNot Tried17 Jul 2011

2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010, Tenterden, Kent

Martin the MildmanExcellent12 Jun 2010 Dark brown mild with sweetish malt flavours. Seems to have picked up a "Harvey's" yeasty flavour. My score 16/20.

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

BlairNot Tried04 Oct 2008
BlairAcceptable08 Jul 2008 Very bland with just a little roasted malt, very little else.
AndrewNot Tried09 May 2008

Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2007, Woodchurch, Kent

IanGood02 Jun 2007 Very deep brown with thin beige head. Some really nice dark fruits and choc/coffee. Easy drinking mild with enough mouthfeel to be interesting, good hop and dryness on end. Bit grainy too.

Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005, Woodchurch, Kent

AndrewGood03 Jun 2005 A quality mild with a dark earthy taste to it

Rother Valley Smild

3.80% ABV.

A dark mild.

We have tried this beer 18 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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