A British Ale style that covers a range of beers, and a subset of Brown Ales. Although they tend to be low in alcohol (below 4%), the ‘mild’ refers to the light hopping that characterizes the style. Mild ranges from dark beers to mid brown, with an emphasis on a malt flavour profile. They are losing out in the quest for high alcohol and hop content, but are making a comeback with the move towards session beers that one can have several of without falling down, or experiencing palate burnout from too much hops (although bucking that trend, Northern Brewer do an Imperial Mild).
I’ve put a recipe on hopville.
It’s a beer style that I really like, and