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AllGates All Black

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Brewed by AllGates
Style: Mild Ale
Wigan, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Hints of chocolate and caramel, with light antipodean hop flavours.
Originally brewed as the first of our New Zealand Hops series in April 2010 as Maori Dark Mild, it proved so popular it replaced our longstanding core beer, Mild at Heart in June 2010.
A traditional dark Mild, with hints of chocolate and caramel with the slight hoppy finish of the Mild style but with a twist from the New Zealand grown Pacific Jade and Pacifica hops.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2014. Poured a dark brown, with a dense off white head. Aroma of grain, dark malt and a leafy note. Flavours of Oxo, toffee and cold tea. Finish was burnt sugar, tobacco and flapjacks.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1774) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Cask black bull liversidge. Red black ok head. Roasted malts choc nuts caramel aroma taste light bitter finish. Medium body. Tasty mild.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (4000) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford beer fest 2014. Aroma is big hazel nut, earthy praline. Ruby red coloured pour with a small tan halo Flavour is nutty roast, toast, praline milk choc. Palate is sweet and a bit thin, lowish carbonation. Pretty watery and not much flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Cask @ The Anvil, Wigan. Not quite black with a small creamy head. Has a sweet roasted malt aroma with a milder roasted malt flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2013
draft at Dagda. slightly light for a black IPA. chocolate notes in the nose matched in the taste. hops mostly turn up in the finish. surprisingly tasty for a 3.6% beer, if not terribly complex.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1551) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Ulverston BF. Smoky pine aroma, rich bitter chocolate taste, nice zesty tingle, soft smooth finish. Great combination of flavours.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Old Fountain London 23/07/12. A near black coloured beer with a thin off-white head. A smoky and slightly sour mild. The NZ hops don’t add citricity. Interesting flavour of acidity which may not be totally wanted. A bit of chocolate. Decent enough in places.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2012 Cask gravity at 7th Bexley BF. Very dark brown colour lasting thin beige head. Good choccy aroma even before i pick the glass up. Yes a good choccy simple beer. Some hop sting on finish. A modern dark mild done well. Some dryness. Tastes nice and fresh. Fine

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
dogbomb (969) - ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2012
Cask. Deep brown almost black with a ruby haze. Small tan head. Dusty cocoa, mild caramels, a bit of coal. It's surprisingly light given the colour, but also the finish is disappointingly non-existant. A light fizzle then gone.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10661) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2012
Cask conditioned at Fleetwood Beer Fest ’12. Brown with no head. Thin, slightly washed out malty beer, little depth, there is a metallic edge to it. Some caramel, not that good on the day.


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