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White Horse Rudolph The Red Nosed White Horse (Cask)

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Brewed by White Horse
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Faringdon, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December.
As the snow piles up against the door and the wind whistles over the Santa sized Chimney of the pub, it’s time to find a beer of noble heart and passionate tradition.
Chestnut red in colour the extravagance of this beer begins before you even raise it to your expectant lips, like the humble figgy pudding or perfect Christmas cake the explosion of flavour will transfix the tongue, warm citrus and candid peel flavours mix with the dryness of a drawn out fermentation. New season hops reach for the sweetness of the purest English malt to give the balance only a genuine drunk can achieve. As our White Horse slips on his jolly red nose for added seasonal cheer enjoy beer that brings back sweet memories of Christmas past!


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (3965) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Cask at moon under water Watford jdw. Not much aroma at all really, some berry and alcohol maybe. Clear copper colour with a stodgy grey head. Palate is watery and zero carbonation. Flavour is raisin and berry with dirty bitterness at the back of the throat.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Cask, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Copper with a cream foam. Aromas are caramel and toffee sponge cake with lemon rind. Nice amount of Christmas spices with raisins and traces of banana bread yeastiness. Flavours are sweet plummy fruit with soft citrus. Dry and spicy on the finish. A nice malty, comforting winter brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3084) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Cask by hand-pump at Society Room, Glasgow - clear amber brown, thin bubbly off-white head, sweet malty aroma, intermittent lacing, sweet, malty, Christmas pudding-like flavour, nicely balanced, easy drinking

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Cask at the standing order... Copper brown... Thin tan head... Soft toffee malts nose... Sweet toffee malts... Light bitter roast... Light dry spice...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (3471) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; dark chestnut pour with foamy beige head, big fruity aroma, taste has caramel, stewed plums raisins a hint of spice, decent xmas beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4674) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
Cask at the Bear (JDW), Maidenhead. Reddish chestnut with a loose cream head; malty caramel aroma; sharply bitter to start, then mellowing - the body has sweet caramel malts but is rather thin; the bitter finish is sustained.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2012
4th February 2010
Chelmsford Winter Fest. Clear amber beer. Light dry palate. Pretty smooth and mild. Dry fruity hops and a dry malty base. Very dry! Otherwise respectable.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2011
A - light citrus and fruit A - rudy orange with thin head T - light sweet P - mid and soft O - ehhhh....

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7364) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2011
Cask at the Royal Blenheim, Oxford, England.
Dark brown colour with small white head. Dark fruits, brown sugar, some malt and some spices in aroma. Flavour is sugar, dark fruits, mild roasted malt and spices. Very xmassy and enjoyable Bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2008
Pretty good. This has got that caramel, Christmas pud taste, but isnt too sweet unlike some of the Christmas offerings. Quite malty and some hops. A touch flat, but enjoyable.


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