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Brewed by Moncada
Style: Specialty Grain
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Moncada Brewery have this December launched Notting Hill Ruby Rye.
It is a robust ruby ale made with rye and complimented by a fruity hop aroma.
The label design and branding is reflective of the antiques market and history the local Portobello area.
Perfect for the festive season Ruby Rye is available in cask and 500ml bottles in and around London.


HenrikSoegaard's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10058) - Randers, - JUL 11, 2013
Cask at eaking. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Average heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1099) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
Bottle from the Red Squirrel Chesham Brewery Shop. Was slightly outside of the best before date. Poured a dark, bright ruby with a dense, beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate, rye and dark malts. Sweet flavours of ripe berries, cocoa and dark cake. Finish was burnt malt, gentle coffee and bitter chocolate. Had to look twice at this one... really tasted like a porter, but looked like an amber ale...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2074) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Deep red, musty malty nose, juicy malt body, slightly tart rich red fruity body. From a wooden Cask.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (11888) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Deep ruby color, small beige head, some lace. Some caramel, fruity mentholic hoppyness. Light to medium bodied, oily palate. Caramel, berries, some harsh bitterness. Rye is not dominating here. A bit lame.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (1728) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle @Moncada Brewery. Courtesy of Julio. Nice rye aromas. Wet, spicy flavours. Pours amber-reddish, off-white head. Some caramel and spicy notes. Nice to find a beer were rye is so well integrated (not overwhelmed by tons of hops as in most Rye IPA´s), and can be easily noticed and appreciated. Really interesting and enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (2780) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2013
Tap at Crown and Anchor Brixton. Pours deep ruby red with a small beige head. Nose is nutty undertones and light chocolate followed by earthy and floral hops. Works in great balance. Taste has the same malty undertones but the hops come through in a great balanced way. Some chocolate with floral and tarty berry like hops over the top. Very balanced and quaffable stuff. Nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep brown... Thin tan lacing... Deep dark roast... Light spice nose... Dark woody berry... Soft roast... Big berry light spicy woody roast

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9622) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2013
Cask conditioned at Minehead Beer Fest ’13. Cloudy amber with slight head. A pleasantly fruity Rye Beer, nicely hoppy with a juicy berry type flavour, big blackberry and raspberry hints. Liked it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (5984) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
August 28, 2013 - hand-pull cask at Southampton Arms. Fuck me I love this place. Beautiful reddish deep tea colour with a small beige bubbly head. Beer garden is full of wankers today. Aroma and taste are fruitier bitter and floral bitterness, light alcohol. Average body, still, malty slightly tart finish. Decent enough.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark brown amber colour with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, berry - fruity, rye, tart. Flavour is moderate sweet and light light acidic with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130406]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (3859) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Gravity @ Wandsworth Common BF 2013. The pour’s deep red with a small head. The nose is toasted brown bread. Some red berry jam. Earthy rye. The taste is sweet red berry, fruit leather. Some toasted bread. Some apricot. Soft notes of chocolate. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, decent stuff.


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