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

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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Regular. Previously brewed at 4.0%. Also available bottled.
A dark premium mild ‘Silver medal CAMRA Winter Beer Festival 2002’


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
On cask at the huntsman, cheadle. Pours dark brown with tan head. Mocha, quite thin. Pleasant enough mild but not a champion beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6594) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2012
50cl bottle from Beer City, batch#2734, BB 11/2012. Couleur acajou, col épais crémeux beige/café au lait. Arôme malté sur un léger bouquet de noisette, pointe de fruits rouges. En bouche, malt cara, grillé en retrait, note levure sur une amertume de fin de bouche. Malt pâle et amer et ce profile fruité rouge de fin de bouche. Reste correcte alternant un palais léger malt grillé sur une carbonation active.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
30th January 2010
Clear dark brown beer. Whsiper of toffee malt on the nose. Light semi dry palate, quite airy. Nice hops - tangerine with a dash of lime. Underpinned by nutty malt. Finishes a little soft with a trace of bubblegum. A decent beer but that fact this was a GBBF winner tells you everything you need to know about the conservative nature of the British Camra beer scene.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
superflyguy (422) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2012
quality mild. awesome deep ruby pour with lovely bubbly milk chocolate head. good mixed malt flavour with some deep red fruit coming through. short punchy bitter finish. bottle . beerritz. leeds

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fairwater (130) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2012 Cask @ Back of Beyond. Dark ruby with small tight head. Fruitcake-like aroma. Slight pear taste to start, bit more fruitcake. Low bitterness. Smooth body. Better than most milds!

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Butty (87) - SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2012
Old Dungeon Ghyll. Deep clear ruby red, little head, but a glorious looking pint. Slight sweetness, light bitterness, some roasted flavours but gentle. Good mild.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1478) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2014 Bottled. Mahogany body. Thin tan head. Mild malt, crystal malt, smoky, some nuts, some spice, hoppy, rich vinous fruits. Bittersweet followed by bitterness. Dry finish. 7 4 6 3 12 #### Cask conditioned at the Ralph Fitz Randal (JDW), Richmond. Medium tan head. Ruby brown body. Nuts, chocolate, grass, oak. Sweet with some sourness. Dry finish. 7 3 7 3 13

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2012
Cask Real Ale 0.25L at Angleterre. Mild malty nose. Pale beige head. Dark reddish black colour. Malty slightly roasty and slightly sourish taste. At the end some hoppy bitterness. Nice red colour.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 29, 2012
First tasted this at the Three Judges, Glasgow in March 2008. Cask, handpump dispense. Black ruby in colour with a creamy buff head. Hint of roast grain in the short aroma. Good smooth mouthfeel and superb lacing. Dark malt complex gives a burnt toast note to start with and then plump overipe brambles comes through in the base. Very slight prickle noted in the short bitter aftertaste. Malty finish has dry roasted coffee beans, plain chocolate and woody cask notes. This is a cracking session mild and the best beer in the Rudgate portfolio - so far!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2155) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2012
Bottle from Coppers in Newcastle. A very dark brown beer with a sweet malty flavour and a nutty and red fruity finish.


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