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Ruddles Best (Cask)

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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Ingredients: Pale and crystal malted barley; Bramling Cross hops.
Originally brewed in the Ruddles brewery in Oakham, Leicestershire (Rutland); moved in 1997 to the Morland brewery in Abingdon, Oxfordshire; finally moved in 2000 to the Greene King brewery in Bury St Edmunds.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2432) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2014
3/20/2011. on tap. Amber with a tan head. Sweet malty aromas with dried fruit. Bitter flavors, fruit and caramel with a malty finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (932) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Pint from the royal hop pole Tewkesbury. Amber colour with creamy white head. Aroma has malt and caramel. Taste is bitter and a touch metalic.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hohops (338) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Pours amber, fairly clear. Not much in the aroma- hints of malt and raisin. Medium to thin mouthfeel, malty, a standard bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (3959) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cask at The Cuthbert Brodrick JDW, Leeds. Pours clear amber. Smells like nothing at all. Taste has light biscuit sweetness. Thin and watery. Not great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3001) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at The Chestnuts Hotel, Ayr - clear amber brown, thin creamy off-white head, floral resinous aroma, excellent lacing, sweet creamy malty resinous flavour, fruity aftertaste

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (461) - - MAY 4, 2014
Deep rich aroma. Brown amber colour. Hoppy taste. Lighter tasting than belies the aroma. Subtle aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
s_hartshorne (1614) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Cask timepiece dewsbury jdw. Beer+burger deal. Amber beer no head. Aroma is malty taste is fruity malty. Quite thin body. The burger was nice!!!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jjsint (869) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Cask @ Bankers Draft, Bedford. Thin golden brown with white foamy head. Smells sulphurous and not particularly enticing. Slightly soapy astringent bitter taste. Reasonable bitter aftertaste. It came free with my curry, what can I say. I left most of it.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (492) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Amber with a small white head. Aroma of hops and citrus, with a bit of banana. Bready maltiness and hoppiness, followed by bitterness and banana. All round nice beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nilsas (1621) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2014 Duft av malt og noe frukt. Fin gyllen farge. Dekkende skum. Smak av malt med en liten honning taste.


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