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Staffordshire Rudyard Ruby Ale

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Brewed by Staffordshire (prev Leek)
Style: Irish Ale
Leek, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4688) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2016
500ml bottle at home, from Dobbies Garden Centre, Old Toll, by Ayr (bb 30 Apr 2016), caramel, red malt, bready aroma, deep blood red, brown with a lively beige head, fruity, caramel flavour, oily with a sweet malty aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4376) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle from Adda, Metrocentre. Hazy dark red-brown in colour with a woody, malty and red fruity flavour followed by a slight thin oak, vanilla and currant finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (4425) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2015
Bottle at DØE tasting. Clear red-brown with an off-white head. Aroma medium fruity, chocolate, spicy. Flavor medium sweet, spicy, fruity, ending dry. Light to medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1366) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 3, 2015
Pours a clear ruby brown with a yellowish white head. Sweet caramel malt smell. Taste has fruits and malt in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 27, 2014
A lively critter this one with more of a tawny port body than ruby, a vigorous coarse cream coloured head and a little haze. The aromas suggest elderberries and herbal fruitiness which is more evident in the flavour. It is lipsmacking and tasty but probably best from nearer Staffordshire than in New Zealand, but still a charming, characterful ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (7419) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from one of the supermarkets. Poured a clear reddish dark brown with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is sweet roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a slightly watery malt, bed berry fruit, light spice hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (779) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
Bottle. Appearance- very dark ruby/brown. A beige head which lingers. Aroma- toasty, nutty, hint of brown sugar, malty, yeast hints, wholemeal bread. Taste- medium to full bodied, not much bitterness, smooth, dark malty taste is prominent, then sweet raisins come through in the finish. Hints of toffee and caramel. Satisfying and a bit hearty- very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (8626) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2013
50cl bottle from ABCbeers. Thick creamy tan head. Clear deep burgundy pour. A little sweet with some chocholate. Pretty nice

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a hint of red. Very brown head that appears almost straight away. Aroma of malts and molasses. Tastes of coffee, molasses and a bit of wheat. Best I’ve had from this brewer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3966) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle. Deep Burgundy red. medium head. Aroma of burnt malts. Taste is slightly smokey roasted malts, hint of chocolate and a touch sweet. A little too watery on the palate and carbonated. An interesting beer, I quite like it.


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