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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Previously brewed at 4.0%. Also available bottled.
A dark premium mild ‘Silver medal CAMRA Winter Beer Festival 2002’


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6678) - 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 (600) - 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 (795) - 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 (6206) - 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 (1306) - 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 (197) - - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martinrumsam (524) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
On tap. Mid brown with reddish hues. Loose bubbly foam head. Aroma some roasted malt.and toffee. Taste is light bitter with definite chocolate presence. Palate is quite thin. Not a bad mild.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2006
Gravity, Peterborough Beer Festival 2006. Ruby with no head. Chocolate scent. Very hoppy, quite bitter. Hint of orange in the mouth. Very nice, but spoilt by a flat and watery mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Wenlock Arms, Islington, London N1, UK. Clear medium to dark red brown color with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, light coffee, light hoppy, orange, wood. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. (Malt bitter) Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft to flat. (311207)


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