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The Anvil (AllGates Brewery)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brewsmith - MosaicExcellent1
AllGates - Blue Sky Tea Pale AleExcellent1
Hydes - Original BitterGood1
AllGates - Tag (was called All Black)Good1
Fixed Wheel - Spring KneeAcceptable1
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
Abbeydale - DeceptionNot Tried0
George Wright - Blonde MomentNot Tried0
Rooster's - All StarNot Tried0
Abbeydale - MoonshineNot Tried0
Banks's - MildNot Tried0
Banks's - Lion's RoarNot Tried0
AllGates - PretoriaNot Tried0
Thwaites (brewed at Banks's) - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
Deeply Vale - EquilibriumNot Tried0
Jennings - Cumberland AleNot Tried0
Jennings - Dark MildNot Tried0
Pictish - Brewers GoldNot Tried0
AllGates - Back O' BourkeNot Tried0
Banks's - WainwrightNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Anvil, Wigan, Greater Manchester
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

05 Jun 2017 (Stephen Harris)
It’s mid-afternoon on a rainy Monday and this pub is packed. Standing room only, with a crowd around the bar. The fact that it is just £2:40 a pint in here may contribute.
Brewsmith - Mosaic3.50ExcellentGolden. Full of satisfying hop flavours.
Fixed Wheel - Spring Knee4.40AcceptablePale gold and rather dry. Slightly jarring, lemony hop flavours.
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Jennings - Dark Mild3.10Not Tried
Pictish - Brewers Gold3.80Not Tried
AllGates - Back O' Bourke4.20Not Tried
Banks's - Wainwright4.10Not Tried
21 Jun 2016 (ChrisE)
Tuesday afternoon and busy with wet sales.
Hydes - Original Bitter3.80Good
Abbeydale - Moonshine4.30Not Tried
Banks's - Mild3.50Not Tried
Banks's - Lion's Roar3.80Not Tried
AllGates - Pretoria3.90Not Tried
Thwaites (brewed at Banks's) - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)4.10Not Tried
Deeply Vale - Equilibrium3.80Not Tried
17 Jan 2014 (HSB)
16:30 Very busy, got the last seats. Three barmaids providing a very efficient service.
AllGates - Blue Sky Tea Pale Ale4.20ExcellentContains tea as you would expect but couldn't detect any flavour from it.
AllGates - Tag (was called All Black)3.60GoodFull of roast flavour
Hydes - Original Bitter3.80Not Tried
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)4.10Not Tried
Abbeydale - Deception4.10Not Tried
George Wright - Blonde Moment4.00Not Tried
Rooster's - All Star4.30Not Tried

About The Anvil

The pub sign. The Anvil, Wigan, Greater Manchester

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 1ND.

Single bar pub a short walk from Wallgate and the railway stations. Walls adorned with CAMRA awards.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 19 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: WN1 1ND