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Brewed by AllGates
Style: Stout
Wigan, England


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Seasonal - December & January.

Chocolate Stout - a full flavoured dark beer with subtle chocolate aromas.
A full flavoured dark beer with subtle chocolate aromas from roasted chocolate malts enhanced with the flavours from natural cocoa nibs and mandarin peel to give a hint of orange; lightly hopped with the traditional English varieties, East Kent Goldings and Fuggles.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, - JAN 5, 2012
Cask at The Friendship, Fallowfield. Can’t really add to the commercial description above. Light on the palate for the style and a bittersweet finish. The orange notes were a pleasant surprise. Good winter beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1960) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
On cask at Sheaf View, Sheffield - Dark brown body, thick tan head, that laced all the way to the end. The nose is what you would expect, of dark chocolate with a hint of coffee and a bit smokey. This stout has no real bitter bite, is slightly sweet and very smooth. For a Stout it is light in the mouth and leaves no filmy residue. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3374) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2012
Cask at the Coach and Four, Wilmslow. Pours black with a large, off-white head. Aroma is bitter chocolate with a little roast. Taste has some roast to start and a bitter chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2873) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2012
On draught at the Piccadilly(??), Manchester. Brown pour with a reddish tint, beige head. Chocolate, coffee and raisin nose. Subtle chocolate angle, sweet malt approach. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2011
Cask Stillage at Fenton Manor Sports Complex, Stoke on Trent 22/10/2010 Fruit and roast aromas. Black rich on the palate and hoppy with a fruity orange flavour. A hint of dryness in a burnt roast finish.

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