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

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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’


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2011
Cask @ The Blue Bell York. A clear brown colored beer, with a thick foamy light beige head. The aroma of caramel malt and fruits. The taste is gentle bitter with some sweet notes, with caramel. The aftertaste is some sweet, with a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1665) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
superflyguy (429) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (7492) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2013
Dark amber, thin off white head; sweet, malty taste, with cereal and brown bread; moderately bitter finish; decent enough mild.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tampierre (982) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 26, 2013
Cask ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,roasted,chocolate and light fruity aroma ; Dark brown color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with long finish ; Lighter body ; Pleasant mild ale.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6626) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
Medium creamy beige lasting head. Clear deep dark barely translucent brown body. Faint dusty caramelly aroma with wooden notes. Sweet fruity caramelly taste with dusty floral notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, flat, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish roasty caramelly aftertaste with dusty wooden notes. Subtle and highly drinkable. (0.284l cask, The Blue Bell, York.)

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
Tasty, quite sweet. Not much aroma but good flavour, some iron, with a sweet malt, cherry almost overlay. Dark appearance.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1461) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Lightly smoky, plenty of malt, dark fruits of the forest all coming through here. Enjoyable mild.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (613) - - APR 18, 2014
Cask Pint from Robin Hood in Sheffield. Deep, dark red with a short lived frothy head. Strong smell of toffee. A little heavy on the carbonation, but good flavours of nut and toffee.


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