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style
Brewed by Rudgate
Style: Mild Ale
York, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Previously brewed at 4.0%. Also available bottled.

See: Dark cherry, ruby red
Smell: Sweet, strawberries, smokey
Taste: Soft, rich, complex
A dark premium mild Silver medal CAMRA Winter Beer Festival 2002

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pizd (435) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2013
(Cask): Dark brown, ruby tinges with a creamy tan head. Toffee, chocolate and nut aroma. Chocolate, toffee, nuts, malt and slight hints of dark fruit in the tasting. Very smooth and drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2948) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2013
Hand pump at The Bankers Draft in Sheffield. Darker brown coloured beer with small white head and no carbonation. Roasted malty aroma. Flat palate. Finish is roasted spicy bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo (2096) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. Ruby brown in colour, with a decent off white head. Chocolate, caramel, malt and raisin aroma. Good body, minimal carbonation. This is a rich and warming mild.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (5451) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2013
chestnut color. Lots of toffee chocolate and treacles in the nose. The mouth shows toffee, a touch of nutiness and chocolate note with dark fruit. Light malty. Enjoyable

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7407) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
Medium creamy beige lasting head. Clear deep dark barely translucent brown body. Faint dusty caramelly aroma with wooden notes. Sweet fruity caramelly taste with dusty floral notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, flat, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish roasty caramelly aftertaste with dusty wooden notes. Subtle and highly drinkable. (0.284l cask, The Blue Bell, York.)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Had on cask at Checkers in Oxford during the 2013 beer festival. Nice reddish amber color. Very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (13638) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Cask. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Red amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. moderate bitter flavor. Caramellic. Average moderate bitter finish. oily palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tampierre (1338) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 26, 2013
Cask ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,roasted,chocolate and light fruity aroma ; Dark brown color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with long finish ; Lighter body ; Pleasant mild ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (1058) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2013
Pint at the Lord of the Isles at Braehead. Very smooth beer. Fairly large head. Very deep red colour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (7333) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; clear chestnut pour with off white head, sweet malt aroma, sweet caramel taste with a biscuity malt. Normally get 2 scoops in the Hall only 1 today boooooooo!


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