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Rudgate Battleaxe (Bottle)

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Brewed by Rudgate
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
York, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Available filtered in 500ml bottles.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3897) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Copper with no head and a very small carbonation. Bitter character with toffee notes and a small lingering sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
blokeley (7) - ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013 does not count
Excellent fresh bitter with great balance of sweetness and bitterness. Very moreish indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a copper colour, off white head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, dark fruit, malt. Flavour is very malty - caramel and fruit accompany with a nutty bread finish. Nice bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogbomb (943) - ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle. Tea-coloured ale with a light tan well lasting head. Nose is roast chestnuts, toffee, caramel... Taste is instant banana, then some lush caramel malt, nuts, some date and fruit. Finish is fruity and moreish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
turbothy (1090) - Bonn, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2013
Pours dark amber with minimal head. Malty bitter aroma, pleasant but forgettable flavour. Decent but not outstanding.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6206) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Medium offwhite head. Clear amber body with light carbonation. Syrupy rye crisp bread aroma with dusty earthy notes. Dry-sweet dusty earthy rye taste with caramelly notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry, almost bitter, dandelion, caramel, and rye crisp bread aftertaste with spicy notes. Nice and drinkable. (0.5l bottle, from House of Trembling Madness, York.)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutchap (416) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Great ruby red pour with a small fizzy off-white head. Light aroma, some malts. Nice malty taste, with decent bittering. Quite tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1392) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2012
500ml bottle - a decent looking reddish-brown beer with a white head, hoppy nose with caramel notes. A bit sharp on the first taste, but settles down.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2012
50cl bottile from Beer City, batch#2700, BB 10/2012. Ambrée, col moyen beige. Arôme malté et grillé restant dans une pure tradition anglaise. Palais présente une brève amertume houblonnée, malt grillé sur une pointe fin de café, note sucrée avec un fini caramel. Garde ce profile type anglais d’ESB, sur la fin un léger côté fruité rouge se fait présent. Agréable avec une fin de bouche qui reste en définitive axée sur le malt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2012
bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy citrus some caramel and hops flavor malts citrus spicy and hops


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