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Moles Rucking Mole
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Brewed by Moles
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Melksham, England
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A chestnut coloured premium ale, using only the best English malt and hops; fruity and malty with a smooth bitter finish.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1401) - Glen Iris, - JAN 31, 2014
Herbal malt spice aroma. Fair head & lacing clear amber colour. Malt fruit herbal spice flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1229) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 31, 2014
Dan Murphy’s bottle (1-Feb-2014) Sweet light toffee malt aroma.Dark amber low head suds lace.Sweet candy lemon flavour.Toffee malt herbal finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALLOVATE (2387) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2013
Fiery orange body; sparsely carbonated and not quite bright. Short, compact, off-white crown is mostly lasting. Sweet, sticky caramelised citrus dominates the nose with just enough balance of toasted malt and floral pot pourri coming through. Quite juicy, citric and fresh on the palate. Level of earthy and grassy hops in back, moderately bitter, before a dry, orange and rose petal finish. Lighter than expected body, oily in feel with soft carbonation. Balanced and clean. Nothing but an easy drinker, so no whinges this way come. Not bad! (50cL, BB 15/01/14, Thirsty Camel Beechboro)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (1928) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2013
300713. Bottle at home. Pours clear copper with a nice head. Aroma crystal malts, toffee. Slightly sweet body. Medium light. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3757) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear chestnut brown colour with average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Slightly grassy and herbal hoppy aroma, caramel malty background, a touch of peppermint. Taste is herbal hoppy, a touch of citrus and peppermint, subtle, minimally sweet caramel malty undertones; minimally metallic touch in the slightly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8392) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green - 29/12/12. Lightly hazed mid brown with a thin off white head that retains well as a solid film. Nose is malts, fruit, candied sugars, caramel. Taste comprises malt, fruits, a little sugar. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, nice and smooth on the palate with a little bitterness in the finish. Ok/Average stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2076) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 14, 2012
Cask @ Abbey Inn, Kinloss 131212
Light copper brown, clear, thin white head, good lacing
Aroma - caramel malts, toffee malts, light nose
Taste - caramel malts, rich toffee malts, soft sweet malts, some dark fruits, quite a rich flavour
Palate - medium body, fairly oily texture. Finish - lingering soft bitter hops, fairly sweet rich toffee malts, some fruity bitterish English hops coming through and a touch of digestive biscuit, some dryness
Overall - This is a decent bitter - it was in very good condition which no doubt helped

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
lusikka (6208) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2012
Cask @ O’Connell’s, Tampere.
Pours an unclear orange amber colour with a good frothy head. Aroma of grainy malts, nuts and chocolate. Flavour of harsh grainy malts, grassy hops, very distinct lingonberry-like sourness and some chocolate again. Medium bodied, harsh mouthfeel and a grainy, bitter and slightly sour finish. Not at it’s best condition.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12545) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 10, 2011
Cask@St. Urho’s Pub, Helsinki
Deep copper color, small white head. Raisins, homebrewey aroma. Light to medium bodied. Raisins, woody dry finish. Cask was not in a top condition. Typical Moles beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2011
cask at cloister ... dark red ...sweet syrupy soft fruity nose ... toffee malts ...very juicy fruits ... soft toffee malts ... nice.


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