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Brains Dark (aka Red Dragon Dark)

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Old ArcadeCardiff, Glamorgan06 Jun 2018
The Goat MajorCardiff, Glamorgan06 Jun 2018
The George StaplesBlackfen, Greater London14 Oct 2015
The Kings ArmsWaterloo, Central London21 May 2015
The City ArmsCardiff, Glamorgan05 Jan 2015
Hog's HeadWolverhampton, West Midlands20 May 2014
The CottageCardiff, Glamorgan28 Apr 2014
Derehams InnLoudwater, Buckinghamshire24 Feb 2013
Hop Pole InnBeeston, Nottinghamshire16 May 2012
Bunkers HillNottingham, Nottinghamshire16 May 2012
Lamb InnNorwich, Norfolk28 Mar 2012
The Muggleton InnMaidstone, Kent13 Nov 2011
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent27 Oct 2011
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent27 Oct 2011
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London26 Oct 2011
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent18 Oct 2011
The Archibald SimpsonAberdeen, Aberdeenshire18 Oct 2011
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent07 Nov 2010
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent28 Aug 2010
Spooner's BarPorthmadog, Gwynedd09 Aug 2010
The Druids ArmsMaidstone, Kent02 Jan 2010
The Duke of CumberlandBarham, Kent03 Jul 2009
The Harvest MoonOrpington, Greater London24 Apr 2009
The Ledger BuildingDocklands & Isle of Dogs, Greater London19 Apr 2009
The Samuel PetoFolkestone, Kent20 Oct 2006

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.

The Old Arcade, Cardiff, Glamorgan

ChrisEGood06 Jun 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Apr 2014
MickNot Tried26 Apr 2011

The Goat Major, Cardiff, Glamorgan

ChrisEExcellent06 Jun 2018 Superb and good value at £2.85 per pint.
Stephen HarrisNot Tried23 Aug 2015
MickExcellent26 Apr 2011 Nice pint dark mild with stout tastes, some roast grains, easy drinking
MickExceptional29 Apr 2010 I liked this, dark with roast malt, sweet with a touch or burnt toast. Superb!

The George Staples, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried14 Oct 2015

The Kings Arms, Waterloo, Central London

HSBNot Tried21 May 2015

The City Arms, Cardiff, Glamorgan

MickNot Tried05 Jan 2015

Hog's Head, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

AndrewNot Tried20 May 2014

The Cottage, Cardiff, Glamorgan

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Apr 2014

Derehams Inn, Loudwater, Buckinghamshire

Stephen HarrisGood24 Feb 2013 Dark, fruity, hop-free, easy-drinking mild.

Hop Pole Inn, Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Martin the MildmanGood16 May 2012 Ruby/black mild with virtually no hop and a good biscuity malt character. Rather thin in body with a fruity finish. My score 15/20.
Martin the MildmanGood16 May 2012 Ruby/black mild with virtually no hop and a good biscuity malt character. Rather thin in body with a fruity finish. My score 15/20.

Bunkers Hill, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Martin the MildmanAcceptable16 May 2012 Rather tired sample here with less pronounced malty sweetness and a dryish finish. My score 14/20.

Lamb Inn, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried28 Mar 2012

The Muggleton Inn, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried13 Nov 2011
PedroNot Tried13 Nov 2011

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried27 Oct 2011

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

PedroNot Tried27 Oct 2011
MattY1Excellent27 Oct 2011 very morish, would loved another but had shopping to do :(

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Good26 Oct 2011

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

MickNot Tried18 Oct 2011

The Archibald Simpson, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

McGargleNot Tried18 Oct 2011

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent07 Nov 2010
AlenomoreExceptional07 Nov 2010 I'd call this a top mild from Wales, in excellent nick too.
PedroNot Tried06 Nov 2010

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

PedroExcellent28 Aug 2010

Spooner's Bar, Porthmadog, Gwynedd

RayNot Tried09 Aug 2010
RayNot Tried07 Aug 2010

The Druids Arms, Maidstone, Kent

PedroGood02 Jan 2010
PedroExcellent31 Dec 2009

The Duke of Cumberland, Barham, Kent

MickGood03 Jul 2009 Sweet malt, roasty, some toffee with a gentle long finish.

The Harvest Moon, Orpington, Greater London

DubbelGood24 Apr 2009 Sweet malted mild, nutty and resinous. True to the style and in cracking condition.

The Ledger Building, Docklands & Isle of Dogs, Greater London

DubbelNot Tried19 Apr 2009

The Samuel Peto, Folkestone, Kent

IanNot Tried20 Oct 2006

Brains Dark (aka Red Dragon Dark)

3.50% ABV.

We have tried this beer 17 times.

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

Other Brains beers.