Brewed by Cliff Quay
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Stowmarket, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Name may appear as Tumble Home or Tumblehome.

Ruby Ale
Deep ruby in colour with a gentle warming fruity aroma with a hint of hoppy floral character. The first flavour is of a fruity warmth followed by dark toffee character with by hints of roasted flavours. The finish is crisp spicy bitterness. Deep complex and satisfying.
Tumblehome is the way a ships sides curve inwards above the waterline.

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anders37 (27892) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2017
Cask @ GBBF 2016. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel and dark fruit aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel and dark fruit finish.

Rune (14045) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2017
By gravicask at Chelmsford & Mid Essex Winter Beer Festival. Almost mahogany coloured body. Bubbly off-white head. Caramel aroma, semi-sweet. Spiced mid-sweet malty flavours. More sweet than bitter to the ending. Decent (16.02.2017).

Camons (13605) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer festival. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, little caramel, wood, grass. Flavor is light sweet, malt, caramel, wood, fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, light sweet finish. 160217

Rasmus40 (22683) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Clear amber brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dark fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 160217

saxo (20024) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Medium head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt, hops and has a sweet light bitter finish.

FatPhil (17510) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 3, 2017
Draught (?, Chelmsford)
Brown, frothy head. Sweetish treacly aroma. Taste similar. Flattish palate, carbonation low. A little too sweet, perhaps, but maybe going for the "winter warmer" substyle.

Theydon_Bois (21814) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Cask at GBBF, day one, 09/08/16. Chestnut brown with a decent beige cap. Nose is biscuit malt, light floral spray, fruit esters, pinch of spice. Taste comprises fruit cake, spice, toffee, candied fruit. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with an underlying level of earthy bitterness. Ok.

rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2016
Sample at GBBF 2016, Wednesday. Clear amber beer without small offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, citrus, grapes, hay notes. Malty fruity flavor, citrus, grapes, hay notes. Ok.

Benzai (16995) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF Day 2. Clear reddish to red-brown color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, caramel, slightly butter, slightly bitter and in the middle sometimes a sweetish hint of brown candy sugar. Average to decent body and carbonation.

Beerhunter111 (23757) - Beerland, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
Gbbf. Klares dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier. Geruch nach rotem malz, rote Früchte, dezent hopfig bitter. Geschmack leicht karamellig, rotes malz, rote Früchte.

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