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

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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 (11496) - 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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5327) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2015
(Cask at Gallows Bird Magna Carta Real Ale Festival 2015) The beer poured brown and clear. Its head was small and lightly brown. Aroma had malts, molasses and sweet rye bread. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, molasses, sweet rye bread, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. A tasty malty brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (5404) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Cask gravity at the 2015 London Drinker beer festival. Light hazed orange / ruby red coloured pour with a sticky cream coloured head. Aroma is tangy berry with toffee and sticky hop resin. Flavour is composed of sticky caramel and toffee malts, roasted nuts and berry, strawberry, sticky resinous hop. Palate is medium full, sticky hop, moderate carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6926) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2015
(Cask at Craft Beer Co Clapham, London, 29 Nov 2014) Ruby red colour with foamy, beige head. Malty, fruity taste with citrus, blood orange and rye bread. Malty, fruity taste with notes of pink grapefruit, rye bread, orange peel and a balanced spicy/citric bitterness. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty, but the rye character gets a bit sharp. Quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1207) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Cask, Ale House, Chelmsford. Pretty much a hoppy take on a red ale. Latest batch is far hoppier than I remember it being. The rye malt backbone is solid and it’s very drinkable. It’s considerably fruity and pungent. Resinous and piny. Assertive but not ott. Drinkable. I enjoyed it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2014
Cask @ Craft Beer Co - Clapham, Clapham SW4. Pours a slightly hazy ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel spicy aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy bitter caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty bitter spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10193) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled from bottle. Dark red color, medium sized off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, caramel, slightly grainy, a hint of dried fruits and slightly toffee. Average body and carbonation. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7699) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Draft - Malty caramel and light chocolate. Amber and cloudy with a rich beige head. Rich malty and light chocolate notes. Rich.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10507) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2014
Leicht trüb, rötlichbraun, geringer beiger Schaum. Geruch röstmalzig, fruchtig, hopfig, Karamell. Geschmack getreidig, sehr malzig, fruchtig, hopfig, Karamell, Kaffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2295) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury world sup beer festival. Ruby beer decent head. Aroma is red fruits hops. Taste is similar good sweet malt balance. Medium body. Good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8332) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle courtesy Ang’, passed on at the Moncada Brewery Taproom (soon to open), Friday 16th May 2014 consumed at home Saturday 24th May 2014 Pours reddy/amber with light filmy coating and a creamy edge. A little metallic at first with a distinctive twang which is fruity but I cannot identify which fruits. Hops show and continue to show throught having said that I wouldn’t describe this as a hoppy beer. Ok but I prefer others in the range. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov3 3.1


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