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Elgood's Black Dog Mild

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London16 Aug 2018
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent28 Jul 2018
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London20 Jan 2018
The Cherry TreeWoodbridge, Suffolk25 Sep 2017
The Potting ShedHythe, Kent16 Sep 2017
FalconHuntingdon, Cambridgeshire13 Jan 2017
The Coal HoleCharing Cross, Central London13 Nov 2016
Island QueenIslington, Central London15 Oct 2016
Kings ArmsNorwich, Norfolk11 Jun 2016
Olde England 2Wellingborough, Northamptonshire27 Jan 2016
Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2015Rochford, Essex19 Nov 2015
Railway TavernChelmsford, Essex26 Oct 2015
The ReindeerNorwich, Norfolk14 Oct 2015
The PilotMaidstone, Kent11 Jul 2015
The Mad Bishop & BearPaddington, Central London09 Jun 2015
Angel GardensNorwich, Norfolk28 May 2015
Lewes ArmsLewes, East Sussex24 May 2015
Bricklayers ArmsLuton, Bedfordshire02 Feb 2015
The MagpieCity, Central London18 Nov 2014
Woodin's ShadesCity, Central London15 Nov 2014
BoatWhittlesey, Cambridgeshire11 Jan 2014
The Kingston ArmsCambridge, Cambridgeshire05 Dec 2013
London TavernAttleborough, Norfolk20 Nov 2013
The Alexandra ArmsRugby, Warwickshire28 Oct 2013
The Brewery TapPeterborough, Cambridgeshire25 Aug 2013
The Fat CatNorwich, Norfolk11 Jul 2013
The Cambridge Brew HouseCambridge, Cambridgeshire29 Jun 2013
The LyricSoho, Central London17 Jun 2013
Ship CenturionWhitstable, Kent27 May 2013
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent16 Feb 2013
The Basketmakers ArmsBrighton, East Sussex26 Jan 2013
Royal BlenheimOxford, Oxfordshire26 Jan 2013
Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2012Rochford, Essex21 Nov 2012
The Wig & PenNorthampton, Northamptonshire05 Oct 2012
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London10 Jun 2012
The Swan in the RushesLoughborough, Leicestershire30 May 2012
The WellingtonBirmingham, West Midlands30 May 2012
The Fat CatIpswich, Suffolk20 May 2012
The Rising SunTwitton, Kent06 May 2012
The FalconBattersea, Greater London03 Mar 2012
White HartCity, Central London30 Jan 2012
The NewshouseNottingham, Nottinghamshire06 Dec 2011
The BedfordTunbridge Wells, Kent02 Dec 2011
Royal OakLong Whatton, Leicestershire19 Nov 2011
The Druids ArmsMaidstone, Kent13 Nov 2011
7th Redhill Beer festival 2011Merstham, Surrey27 Oct 2011
1st Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent23 Oct 2011
Express TavernBrentford, Greater London14 Jul 2011
The BullHorton Kirby, Kent08 May 2011
Bull's HeadPratt's Bottom, Kent02 May 2011
ChartersPeterborough, Cambridgeshire18 Dec 2010
The HaywainBramling, Kent25 Sep 2010
The Lobster PotWest Malling, Kent27 Aug 2010
The Vat and FiddleNottingham, Nottinghamshire10 Jul 2010
The Archibald SimpsonAberdeen, Aberdeenshire26 May 2010
Ship InnOundle, Northamptonshire19 May 2010
The Samuel LloydCorby, Northamptonshire16 May 2010
Anne of ClevesMelton Mowbray, Leicestershire10 May 2010
ApproachNottingham, Nottinghamshire03 May 2010
The County HotelAshford, Kent29 Mar 2010
The Ribs of BeefNorwich, Norfolk13 Feb 2010
Swan & RushesLeicester, Leicestershire18 Sep 2009
Smallhythe Place Beer and Music Festival 2009Smallhythe, Kent12 Sep 2009
The Grand Union (formerly Broood@ Vin Quatre)Leicester, Leicestershire24 Apr 2009
Prince of WalesHerne Bay, Kent07 Mar 2009
The Flying HorseSmarden, Kent28 Feb 2009
Kent Beer Festival 2008Canterbury, Kent19 Jul 2008
The Bree LouiseEuston, Central London31 May 2008
Red LionSnargate, Kent10 May 2008
Kings HeadNorwich, Norfolk27 Jul 2007
Duke of WellingtonNorwich, Norfolk27 Jul 2007
The Red LionHiston, Cambridgeshire07 Jul 2007
The Yew Tree InnBarfrestone, Kent27 Jan 2006
The Samuel PetoFolkestone, Kent31 Oct 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.

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried16 Aug 2018

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried28 Jul 2018

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Jan 2018

The Cherry Tree, Woodbridge, Suffolk

StuGood25 Sep 2017
HSBNot Tried25 Nov 2014

The Potting Shed, Hythe, Kent

ChrisEAcceptable16 Sep 2017

Falcon, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jan 2017
HSBNot Tried21 Jan 2016

The Coal Hole, Charing Cross, Central London

BrianNot Tried13 Nov 2016

Island Queen, Islington, Central London

Magnus GreelNot Tried15 Oct 2016

Kings Arms, Norwich, Norfolk

AndrewNot Tried11 Jun 2016

Olde England 2, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

HSBNot Tried27 Jan 2016

Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2015, Rochford, Essex

Philip PirripNot Tried19 Nov 2015

Railway Tavern, Chelmsford, Essex

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Oct 2015

The Reindeer, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried14 Oct 2015
HSBNot Tried24 May 2014
AndrewGood26 Jul 2007 Some roasted notes, hint of cream. Short lived bitter finish
IanGood26 Jul 2007 Quite toasty, roasty, bit like burnt toast, roasty finish. Bit doughy/bready on aroma. Good mild.

The Pilot, Maidstone, Kent

TobesExcellent11 Jul 2015

The Mad Bishop & Bear, Paddington, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jun 2015

Angel Gardens, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried28 May 2015
HSBNot Tried22 Aug 2013

Lewes Arms, Lewes, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried24 May 2015

Bricklayers Arms, Luton, Bedfordshire

HSBNot Tried02 Feb 2015

The Magpie, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Nov 2014

Woodin's Shades, City, Central London

Nick WillisNot Tried15 Nov 2014

Boat, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire

HSBNot Tried11 Jan 2014

The Kingston Arms, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

HSBNot Tried05 Dec 2013
IanNot Tried19 Jan 2007

London Tavern, Attleborough, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried20 Nov 2013

The Alexandra Arms, Rugby, Warwickshire

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Oct 2013

The Brewery Tap, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Philip PirripNot Tried25 Aug 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Aug 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried24 Jul 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Jun 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Jun 2013
StephenNot Tried15 Oct 2010
StephenNot Tried02 Oct 2010
StephenGood22 Mar 2010 Easy drinking flavorsome pint fruit a hint og licorice and chocolate nice
StephenNot Tried10 Oct 2009
IanNot Tried07 Oct 2009

The Fat Cat, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried11 Jul 2013

The Cambridge Brew House, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried29 Jun 2013

The Lyric, Soho, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Jun 2013

Ship Centurion, Whitstable, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 May 2013
ChrisEAcceptable01 May 2013
AndrewGood20 Apr 2013
BlairGood28 Feb 2009 Yup, really good as usual. Black with roasted malt and chocolate. Good beer.
BlairExcellent07 Feb 2009 Rich, chocolatey with a fair amount of roasted malt. How do they get so much flavour into a 3.6?
AndrewAcceptable25 Jan 2009 This is why I came really. It was fine but a little one dimensional (just strongly burnt malt).
AndrewNot Tried05 May 2008
BlairNot Tried07 Mar 2008
AndrewGood18 Sep 2007 Milky cold coffee. Very smooth.
SteveExcellent10 Aug 2007 excellant quaffing mild this is the other house beer

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried16 Feb 2013
PedroNot Tried15 Feb 2013
PedroExceptional13 Feb 2013
PedroNot Tried08 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried07 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried06 Jan 2012
PedroExcellent05 Jan 2012
DosserNot Tried04 Jan 2012
PedroExcellent04 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried05 May 2011

The Basketmakers Arms, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewAcceptable26 Jan 2013 Good condition but too much roasted malt.

Royal Blenheim, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Martin the MildmanExcellent26 Jan 2013 Black mild on top form here with a really deep sweet malt flavour with hints of chocolate and liquorice. Low hop rate and some berry fruit in the finish. A much improved mild. My score 17/20.

Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2012, Rochford, Essex

Philip PirripNot Tried21 Nov 2012

The Wig & Pen, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Oct 2012
IanNot Tried03 Apr 2011

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Jun 2012

The Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough, Leicestershire

StuNot Tried30 May 2012

The Wellington, Birmingham, West Midlands

Philip PirripNot Tried30 May 2012

The Fat Cat, Ipswich, Suffolk

Philip PirripNot Tried20 May 2012

The Rising Sun, Twitton, Kent

PedroGood06 May 2012
PedroExcellent20 Aug 2010

The Falcon, Battersea, Greater London

Martin the MildmanExcellent03 Mar 2012 A good sample of this classic East Anglian mild. Black and malty with caramel and liquorice notes, low hoppiness and some fruit in the finish. My score 15/20

White Hart, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 Jan 2012
Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Jan 2012

The Newshouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

ChrisEExcellent06 Dec 2011
AndrewNot Tried06 Jan 2007

The Bedford, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried02 Dec 2011

Royal Oak, Long Whatton, Leicestershire

AndrewGood19 Nov 2011 Too cold but the roasted malt and hints of smoke came through well. Very drinkable.

The Druids Arms, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent13 Nov 2011
AlenomoreGood13 Nov 2011 In fairly good condition.

7th Redhill Beer festival 2011, Merstham, Surrey

oz11Not Tried27 Oct 2011 My drinking buddy has this and was very impressed with it.

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

AlenomoreExceptional23 Oct 2011 Another top class Mild.

Express Tavern, Brentford, Greater London

Martin the MildmanExcellent14 Jul 2011 Sweetish malty flavours backed by a hint of liquorice and dark chooclate. Finish is fruity with hints of blackberries. My score 16/20.

The Bull, Horton Kirby, Kent

thebrewingmanAcceptable08 May 2011 Seemed to be approaching the end of it's life.

Bull's Head, Pratt's Bottom, Kent

PedroNot Tried02 May 2011
PedroNot Tried02 May 2011
PedroExceptional10 Sep 2010

Charters, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

ChrisENot Tried18 Dec 2010
Magnus GreelNot Tried18 Dec 2010

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

BrianNot Tried25 Sep 2010

The Lobster Pot, West Malling, Kent

PedroGood27 Aug 2010

The Vat and Fiddle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Martin the MildmanExcellent10 Jul 2010 Best beer of my East Midlands trip today, on form and served in good condition. Toffee and liquorice malt flavours and a fruity finish. My score 16/20.

The Archibald Simpson, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

McGargleExcellent26 May 2010 Classic lightly hopped dark mild. Very deep ruby red. Slight fruit on the nose with complex flavours that develop in the mouth. Satisfying.

Ship Inn, Oundle, Northamptonshire

StephenNot Tried19 May 2010

The Samuel Lloyd, Corby, Northamptonshire

StephenGood16 May 2010 good fruit and choc in the malts a good mild

Anne of Cleves, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

StephenExcellent10 May 2010 Black head lasted very well roast choc/coffee malts great beer

Approach, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Martin the MildmanExcellent03 May 2010 Excellent toffee, liqourice and chocolate malt flavours balanced by a little fruity hoppiness. My score 16/20.

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

IanAcceptable29 Mar 2010 Maybe just a touch of diacetyl butter/toffee takes the edge off the enjoyment, but still a very tasty dark mild.
IanAcceptable06 May 2007 Not as fresh as when I had it before.
IanExcellent25 Apr 2007 Outside of Moorhouses Black Cat and Cains Mild, probably my favourite mild. And this was good, plenty of malts with that slightly acidic side to it. Choccy, but more coffee. Just a beer you can knock back and savour.

The Ribs of Beef, Norwich, Norfolk

Martin the MildmanGood13 Feb 2010 Good, but I've had better samples than this. Not as sweet as sometimes, with a bitter finish. My score 15/20.
IanNot Tried27 Jul 2007
AndrewNot Tried27 Jul 2007

Swan & Rushes, Leicester, Leicestershire

StuExcellent18 Sep 2009 Black in colour,with a roast chocolate taste with some coffee and a short bitter malt finish.

Smallhythe Place Beer and Music Festival 2009, Smallhythe, Kent

WittendenExceptional12 Sep 2009 The beer of the festival for me.Black , roast, chocolate. Epic

The Grand Union (formerly Broood@ Vin Quatre), Leicester, Leicestershire

StuNot Tried24 Apr 2009

Prince of Wales, Herne Bay, Kent

AndrewNot Tried07 Mar 2009 Beer festival beer

The Flying Horse, Smarden, Kent

WittendenExcellent28 Feb 2009 As we left, Gerard was putting this on, and gave me a sample:really moreish, roast chocolate-wish I could have stayed for the rest of the pint.

Kent Beer Festival 2008, Canterbury, Kent

BlairGood19 Jul 2008 Very nice mild with lots of roasted malt flavour. Nice one.
MickExcellent17 Jul 2008 Dark red/black sweet with a dry finish, excellent

The Bree Louise, Euston, Central London

IanNot Tried31 May 2008 Not many pubs carry 2 milds

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

IanGood10 May 2008 Probably just behind Moorhouses Black Cat and Potbelly Beijing Black as my favourite mild, very tasty.
IanNot Tried05 Apr 2008
IanExcellent11 Jul 2006 Wonderful mild. Charcoal aroma with good dark malts, grainy in mouth. Consistently one of the best dark milds.

Kings Head, Norwich, Norfolk

AndrewNot Tried27 Jul 2007

Duke of Wellington, Norwich, Norfolk

AndrewNot Tried27 Jul 2007

The Red Lion, Histon, Cambridgeshire

AndrewExcellent07 Jul 2007 What a great beer and brewed near by too. Black with a well ballanced earthy toasted malt bite with some background sweetness. So good I had 2.
IanExcellent20 Jan 2007 Black with dark brown edges, lasting beige head. Lovely mild, fine roasted malt aroma. Full in mouth, good malts on finish. Slightly grainy/powdery. Great dark fruits, blackberry. Excellent mild.
IanNot Tried19 Jan 2007

The Yew Tree Inn, Barfrestone, Kent

BrianNot Tried27 Jan 2006

The Samuel Peto, Folkestone, Kent

IanGood31 Oct 2005 Cylced here straignt from work and this was a real joy as a first drink. Dark ruby colour with bubbly thin beige head. Some roasted malt on the nose. Refreshing mild. Bit of toastiness. Like well done toast. Really good after cycle ride. Some coffee on finish. Good mild

Elgood's Black Dog Mild

3.60% ABV.

A traditional dark mild with malt and hops well balanced, giving a pleasant aroma and splendid roasted, bitter flavors..

We have tried this beer 49 times.

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

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