Brewed by Yeovil
Style: Bitter
Yeovil, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
Ruby is a premium red bitter with rich malt depth. The smooth palate is pronounced by English hops giving the trademark Yeovil Ales aromatic signature

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1993) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Pint from the Raven, Bath. Deep reddish brown, with a tan head.Aroma has plenty of malt and caramel, but also pear, the taste starts with a caramel and fruity sweetness, with a light sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (2151) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Aroma: caramel and grain malts. Appearance: brown, small, frothy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: malty sweets continue, grains, bread, flat carbonation. Overall: decent Bitter, nice palate, but not quite in the top league. Pint at The Raven, Bath.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwik-lime (1517) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Cask at The Antelope in Surbiton. Not ruby at all, it was a pretty dark brown, but keeping its head nicely. Rich malt, caramel, some ash, a smooth palate. Good bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3724) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear dark reddish brown, dark malty and berry fruit aroma, thin creamy off-white head, excellent film of thin lacing, sweet, caramel, toffee, berry fruits, sweet malty aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (4143) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
Cask at Briar Rose, Birmingham. Ruddy colour, rich malty taste. Sweetly bready, like, perhaps German rye bread. Good malt blend, some course bitterness. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4964) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
Nearly didn’t review this as it wasn’t right: hand-pulled half-pint in the town centre (Telford) Wetherspoons on 16th Oct 2013. Poured a dull almost murky brown colour with a good solid head of off-white bubbles, certainly not ruby red or clear: the alarm bells began to ring. Anyway back at my table it sat and stared back at me while I decided what to do. The aroma made me try it: I like malts, so the semi-rich smell of malty molasses ensured I had a sip. It was on the turn, but I couldn’t be arsed to take it back. I’m sure it’s a lovely malty, tasty brew normally and have scored it accordingly, not on my little experience. If I ever come across it again, I’ll re-write this piece.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (14105) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys, London. Clear dark reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dried fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 041013

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14872) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12821) - DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys. Clear dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, bread and fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, bread, little dusty, little toasted, medium sweet and a little bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3066) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask@st matthews hall, walsall. Dark ruby beer with small head and good lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is sweet malts, toffee, dark fruits and alcohol. Very good tasting beer, just a bit weak in some areas. Very good.

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