Each May in the United Kingdom, the Campaign for Real Ale encourages beer drinkers to hit the pubs and enjoy pints of mild ale.
Here in the United States, mild ale is practically a forgotten beer, lost in a sea of strong hoppy ales whether pale, amber, dark, or otherwise.
Therefore we are declaring May to be American Mild Month.
We want breweries to make mild ales, whether pale, amber, or dark, all colors are welcome in Mild Month, and we want beer drinkers to hunt out these ales and enjoy them with friends.
In the coming posts we'll be talking about what defines a mild ale, the breweries that are participating in the project, and the beers they are making for May.