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Formerly brewed at Oxford Brewery (Australia)
Style: Fruit Beer
Bulimba, Queensland, Australia
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 2.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
This aromatic infusion of cherry juice and wheat beer is crisp and effervescent. Ruby is a reddish coloured ale, is filtered and boasts clean, tart cherry and hints of vanilla on the palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Trogdor (196) - Cairns, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2004 nice floral, hop and sweet fruit aromas. amber red with rose hue colouration. a little wheat character with winey dark fruit and berry flavours dominating.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Betty (236) - Walgett, NSW, AUSTRALIA - NOV 26, 2003
Not bad. Almost a milkier lamer version of Rodenbach with a passionfuit callipo dipped in there. A bit lame.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 10, 2003
i'm a bit insulted that duff can compare this to my homebrew cherry beer but i guess there aren't too many other australian cherry beers to use as a point of reference. deep red colour with some lactic sourness. finish reminds me of cherry yoghurt

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
winkle (478) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2003
Duff must have read my notes. Cherry cordial nose, good colour. Cherry flavour dominates as it should but the body is too thin. Sweet dry finish. Nothing outstanding but quite ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2003
Reminded me of Motelpogos cherry beer, but perhaps not as good. Tart at first with a dry finish, the cherries are there, but watered down a bit. A bit simple and thin, i tasted some cardboard or something aswell.

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