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


on tap

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask; Regular.
Previously 4.7% as Winter Ale.
A very dark premium ale, smooth & creamy leaving a long malty sweet taste.

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fonefan (52426) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2016

Cask (handpump) @ Cloisters, 26 Brougham St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 9JH.

[ As George Wright Roman Black ].
Clear dark dark red brown color with a large, creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, dark malt, light toasted - roasted. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, dark malt, sweet malt, chocolate notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20160318]

hohops (1162) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Appearance is very dark, with a small foamy head. Aroma is malty with hints of chocolate, some hop undertones. Taste- coffee, liquorice, dark malts, creamy bitter finish.

Stuu666 (15301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Cask at cloisters. Pours black, nose is chocolate, liquorice, taste is sweet, creamy, chocolate, liquorice.

BlackHaddock (7960) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
Gravity pour: third of a pint. 9th April 2015, Isle of Man beer festival. Good looking dark brown brew, almost black in fact: on top a full off-white creamy textured head. Not a lot of aroma, some malts maybe. The malts do show heavily in the taste with a semi-sweetness that needs the hops to calm them down (which they do) a bit. Decent and worth trying.

kwik-lime (2117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Cask at York Tap. Roasted malt, light coffee bitterness, some sweetness and strawberry in the finish. Decent.

Pizd (435) - 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.

ManVsBeer (11205) - 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.

HenrikSoegaard (14710) - 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.

mr_h (6072) - 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

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