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Rudgate Battle Axe (Cask)

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

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unknown

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available

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

See: Chestnut brown
Smell: Fruity, berries, woody
Taste: Smooth, malty, nutty
A robust and smooth drinking premium bitter.
Ingredients: Halcyon pale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt. Challenger and East Kent Goldings hops.
30 EBC colour units. 22 IBU units of bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turtles (1893) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2016
Cask @ Oliver Twist. Looks clear deep amber, lasting small off-white head, good lacing. Roasted malty aroma, floral bitterness and earthy notes. Soft smooth mouthfeel. Bitter taste, earthy, caramel and a lingering floral finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (3131) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Cask at the Tockwith Festival. Amber with an off white head. Fusty malt aroma and flavor. Some toast. Bland.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9319) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2016
Cask at the Head of Steam, Leeds. Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aromas of nutty malt, faint fruit. Taste is more of the same. Thin finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7846) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Cask-conditioned at a Wetherspoons in Wolverhampton, 21/11/2015. Deep amber with a frothy, off-white, head. Sweetish, malty bitter, with a touch of fruit and moderately bitter finish. Fine.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Don2711 (382) - - SEP 18, 2015
Copper colour. Bready aroma with apple hints and caramel taste. Quite mild on palate. All in all average.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Cask at Swan, Bignall End. Pours chestnut with off white head. Sweet sugary start, biscuit background. Nah,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3970) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask@national brewery centre, brewery tap, burton. Dark amber medium head. Aroma of malts. Taste is malts and a little pepper. Ok beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Simon8 (8) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014 does not count
Has a bit of a tang, not the best tasting beer., will try something different next.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (8494) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge Copper with a creamy head. Has a light smooth texture and la pleasant light caramel sweetness.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
maneliquor (3483) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 20, 2013
Cask at Camden Head. Looks like a scotch ale. Taste like a really bad bitter. Nutty and obscenely offensive bitterness with a toffee astringent bitter finish. No good


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