• Dark Mild
  • Dark Mild

    Dark mild, or in ye ole times, essentially a porter (which was the most popular beer in England in the late 18th century). Mild ales were separated from “stale” porter, which had been kept in wooden vats for as much as six months to over a year. The mild ale was originally used to designate any beer which was young, fresh or unaged and did not refer to a specific style of beer. At that time, there was mild ale but also mild porter and even mild bitter. […]