Nethergate Black Shadow

 
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Formerly brewed at Nethergate
Style: Mild Ale
Sudbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain.
A typical old fashioned dark mild, but with a surprisingly fresh bitterness, which is held right to the very finish.

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3.1
The_Osprey (7984) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2016
Cask handpull at The Crosse Keys Bishopsgate as ’Nethergate Black Shadow’, says 4.7% on the pump clip. Almost opaque black with a red hue, very little head, just a tan ring. Aroma is chocolate malt and ash. Body is smooth and rounded, almost chewy, with low carbonation. Taste is molasses, dates, light metallics, flat cola, some ashy dark chocolate notes. Sweet and rich but does have a roastiness offsetting this. Above average for style but a half is plenty for me.

3.8
MissPxx (991) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Very woody smokey aroma. Lovely dark appearance with a creamy beige head. Really caramel flavour with string caramel aftertones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Cask at Vine, Hopton. Pours black brown with tan head. More porter like, some smoke, bitter roast, decent.

3.3
47574xeCD (1132) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
Cask at The Merchants Inn, Rugby. Dark Chestnut brown with a tan head, roasted malt notes, hint of chocolate. Pleasant Mild.

3.4
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2007
Cask (handpump) at GBBF, August 2006. Deep chestnut brown colour with a thin beige head. Light malt aroma - more grainy than roasty. Reasonably dry on the palate with ample nutty and caramel character. Decent fruity mouthfeel, not too thin with a touch of bite on the finish. An extremely drinkable and wholesome mild. Not sure how this differs from the regular Priory Mild but I found it rather more enjoyable.

3.1
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 6, 2006
Good, this guyus brew nice beers. The taste of the malts was nice, nice foam, not the favourite of some others, but it is not a law. I like the aftertaste and the aroma, not tiring after.

3.4
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2006
Cask (GBBF 2006): Deep amber brown with a touch of roast and choc. Medium bodied, refreshing. Nice mild.

2.3
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Cask conditioned - handpump - GBBF. A very dark brown coloured beer. The aroma has some slight maltiness but not much else. The taste had some slightly stale roasted malt, and an oily character. It was however a little farty which, of course, let it down.

3.2
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Cask at GBBF 2006. Very dark brown with disappearing beige head. Quite a bit of caramel. Quite a decent dark mild. Some dark malts. Decent depth of flavour. Bit of grainy powder on end. Nice mild.

3.4
RoyceH (1199) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 6, 2006
Cask, GBBF 06. Very fruity, malty aroma, little taste though. Nice balanced palate. Gentle and good session


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