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Hardys & Hansons Rocking Rudolph (Cask)

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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal - December.
Greene King’s 4.2% abv version of Hardys & Hansons 5% abv Rocking Rudolph.
A full bodied, malty and fruity premium Christmas Ale with a refreshing bitter finish.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhammaren (1101) - FINLAND - SEP 1, 2014
.5l bottle @Baltic Queen pub Pours clear red with small bubbled low head. Aroma is malts, hops, ginger bread and spices. Flavor is mostly same.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2014
Cask at The Purple Dog in Colchester a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel spicy and bitters flavor malts spicy some caramel fruits and hops in the finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (840) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Seasonal guest ale at Ye Olde Talbot in Worcester. On the whole a nice drinkable beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
s_hartshorne (1505) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Cask 42 horbury. Mahogany beer good white head and lacing. Aroma is dark fruits and xmas spice. Taste is slight xmas spice not great. Medium body. Not the best a bit wierd!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (948) - ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Cask. Dark copper with a thick offwhite head. Malt nose with spices. Thick and sweet and malty in the mouth with spice notes. A little tangerine and cinnamon. Finish is festive. Yum.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3222) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2013
A well balanced seasonal bitter with only a light fruitness. Makes for a good session beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AdiBeer (1354) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Aroma: malts, caramel, winter spices. Appearance: dark amber, medium head. Taste: light bitter, elements of sweetness. Palate: light body, malts light sweetness again slightly biter. Overall: very drinkable Christmas Bitter. Pint at The Duke of Kendal, London.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (9125) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
Gravity dispense at the Quinns Head, Twickenham Stoop, 15/12/13. Had a lit up collar even on the cask! Clear dark amber/light brown with a moderate beige head that thins to edgeing. Nose is dark fruits, toffee, tobacco, brown bread, brown sugar. Taste carries less depth than the aroma with dried orange, bready malt, light spice and dark fruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry closure with light bitter notes. Been a good few years since I’ve had this dull offering but a rate is a rate !

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (393) - - DEC 17, 2013
Quite hoppy smell. Very dark in colour. Almost can't see through. Lovely taste. Hardly any aftertaste. Very drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1270) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Cask in the Tapas Bar, Darlington. Quite sweet and fruity for a bitter. Strong biscuity notes. A decent session berr, but nothing particularly interesting or Christmassy about it.


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