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George Wright Roman Black

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Brewed by George Wright
Style: Mild Ale
St Helens, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Previously 4.7% as Winter Ale.
A very dark premium ale, smooth & creamy leaving a long malty sweet taste.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1293) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Cask at York Tap. Roasted malt, light coffee bitterness, some sweetness and strawberry in the finish. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
(Cask): Black with a small off white head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, liquorice and lactose. Mild coffee flavour with quite a sweet, fruity finish. Not bad for a single pint but the sweet finish would put me off sessioning it.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3750) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
Keighley Beer Festival. Black with a very small head. Has a high sugar sweet aroma and a mild malty taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10479) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Cask at Ealing. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice mild.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2816) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2012
Cask by handpump at Cloisters, Edinburgh - dark red, creamy oatmeal head, minimal malty aroma, sweet malty, moderate carbonation, good temperature, easy to drink

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6236) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Black & Gold beer festival, the Gryphon, Bristol 2/9/2012. Near black with a slight tan head. Dark chocolate and black coffee aroma with a touch of berry sweetness. Full bodied mouth feel, with more chocolate and fruit flavours, leading to a soft finish. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2011
Cask at Cloisters. Dark brown with a reddish tinge, thick off-white head. Coffee, raisin nose. Fig and coffee flavours on the palate, some sort of soapy flavour. Bit thin-bodied too, but not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2012 Cask at Cloisters. Pours a dark brown colour with a reddish tinge and a thin light tan head. Aroma of caramel, coffee and dark malts. Similar flavours with a dry finish. Alcohol is fairly present with a lingering raisin quality.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merseybrew (82) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2011
very nice brew dont know about the mild moniker though id put it firmly in the black ipa/cascadian bracket plenty of flavour, lots of fruit in the mouth not too thick and easy to drink, typical george wright brew, ie, very good! recomended

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2010
Cask Stillage at the Metropolitan Cathedral Crypt, Liverpool 18/02/2006 Slightly fruity aroma. Dark a little rich on the palate and fruity with citrus and berry flavours. A hint of bitterness and dryness in a lasting finish.


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