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Rudgate Ruby Mild

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


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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Regular. Previously brewed at 4.0%. Also available bottled.

See: Dark cherry, ruby red
Smell: Sweet, strawberries, smokey
Taste: Soft, rich, complex
A dark premium mild ‘Silver medal CAMRA Winter Beer Festival 2002’

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (4324) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2015
Dark mahogany brown colour. Has a fruity malt aroma. Flavour is similar. Some sweet dried fruits. Quite full flavoured.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (17677) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Gravity cask at St Albans beer festival. Clear ruby maroon color. Aroma of coffee and plums. Taste is fruity coffee. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hippoman (403) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2015
Cask at The Waterhouse (JDW), Durham, £2.05/pint. Pours deep, reddish brown with lasting, creamy head. Damp, earthy aroma leads to some malty, cereal, caramel and hay flavour with light smokiness. A little thin on the palate and on the whole a simple, effective beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1658) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2015
Cask handpull at the Flying Pig, Cambridge. Mid- to dark brown with a reddish tinge. Woodsmoke, milky coffee, cinnamon and red currant aroma. Sweet taste with a slight bitter, almost astringent edge. A bit muddly but good overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
themightylazza (62) - - AUG 22, 2015
Dark ruby mild, a quite pleasant nutty, fruitcake aroma. Dark fruit flavour, hintof soy sauce, a dry, lightly hopped finish. A decent stab at a ruby ale froma decent brewery, but lack of carbonation and lack of depth means a fairly average score only.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (6513) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Cask gravity at gbbf 2015 day 3. Reddy mid brown coloured pour with a lasting odd white head. Aroma is nutty, light raisin, fruit cake, dried fruit. Flavour is compose of nutty, thin malts. Sweet fruits, palate is quite watery thin. Low carbonation. Meh. .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (962) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2015
Cask at Bunters Bar, Truro. A deep brown colour with a foamy off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, nuts, some chocolate, subtle brown sugar and a little strawberry. Taste of strawberry, some cherry, chocolate, slight roasted malts, a little toast and nuts. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A chocolatey, nutty finish with a little roasted bitterness. Nice roasted, toasted, nutty flavours paired with fruit and chocolate. A great, tasty mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redders1974 (510) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Not usually a fan of mild but this is outstanding for the style big frothy head dark bitter colour with a red hue tastes smooth and balanced with milk chocolate and peanuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theprof (187) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Its reputation goes before. Excellent colour with nice shading. Nuts in the scent. Malt on the tongue. A pleasing sweetness. And at a strength where one can have a second glass. Accolades deserved.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edsspoon (798) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle - chestnut brown with a bubbling brown head. Aroma of soy sauce, chocolate and hints of roasted malts. Taste of chocolate, a little coffee, hints of soy sauce and roast malts. Light body, very low carbonation.

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