Rudgate Brew No. 8 - Cherry Pale

Brewed by Rudgate
Style: Fruit Beer
York, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask; Occasional.

Pale and caramalt gives a fine base for this fruity ale. Whole Englih Cherries areinfused into the copoper and then macerated in the fermenter to give a subtle flavour.

A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Rune (13760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2015
Cask, half pint at Hop and Vine in Hull. A hazy reddish body with a tiny pink coloured head. Spotty lacing. Pale malts and cherry on the nose. Mid-sweet flavour of cherry. Tart and sweet ending. Clean tasting. Drinkable with some refreshments (26.11.2015).

Finn (8305) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2015
Fra cask på Hop & Vine Hull 26 Nov 15. Lys kirsebærrød. Lavt tett skum. Tett lacing. Behagelig bæraroma. Smaken kirsebær og bare det. Svakt tørr avslutning.

FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 16, 2015
Draught (Kitty’s, Helsinki)
Cherry and raspberry aroma. A bit fake and juicy in the mouth. So not "subtle" as the commercial deScription imples. Beer with gimmick added. Perfumey finish. A bit feeble, but surprisingly a drinkable bitter.

Marduk (8622) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 15, 2015
Cask @Kitty’s. Clear amber color. Thick pinkish-yellow head, stays. Fruity, grainy, dead raspberry, sweet and cherry in aroma. Very weird aroma. Aftershave, perfume, lemon and some fruityness in taste. Completely unbalanced. Nope.

jookos (7160) - FINLAND - NOV 9, 2015
[email protected] Reddish, light pink. Candy aroma, pretty weak though. Light bodied, watery. Red candy cherries, some artificial tasting things, but with a miuthdrying astringent finish. Some ripe strawberry there too. Lots like just mixing a bit of beer into berry- based juice. Bad.

-- bb

Sarpa (1666) - FINLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Cask @ Salhoojankadun Pub. Pours clear pink-orange, small head. Cherry aroma. Berries, cherry flavor.

VastActiv (7749) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Cask at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Berries, cherries, juice and some distant hints of malts.

Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Cask at The Water House (JDW), Durham, £1.89/pint. This was the colour of rose wine with a smooth, pink tinged-white head. The nose is very sweet like cherry candy, as is the taste with brash, sweet cherry and strawberry flavours. I suppose it does exactly what it says on the tin, "cherry pale" but this was far too sweet for me. I suppose it could appeal to the "fruity cider", Rekorderlig type drinkers but I was glad I only had a half.

wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2014
Cask, Philarmonic, Liverpool. Pinkish amber looks with a medium white head. The Cherry factor was a bit on the muted side in the nose and flavour, with some light malt character alongside the fruit. Dried out towards the finish. Easy drinking and inoffensive stuff.

imdownthepub (15526) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Chequers Inn, Oxford. Pinkish amber with white head. The aroma is certainly cherry, this foolows into the flavour, there is a sweet, largely artificial cherry flavour, perhaps a little cloying but actually quite reasonable. Late bitterness. It’s fine.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2
A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5