overall
58
82
style
Brewed by Rudgate
Style: Mild Ale
York, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   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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3.3
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
Tasty, quite sweet. Not much aroma but good flavour, some iron, with a sweet malt, cherry almost overlay. Dark appearance.

3.7
gegwilson (3723) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Deep ruby beer with thin cream head. Lovely chewy toffee apple flavour. Nice bitter sweet finish. An excellent example of the style.

3.2
danlo (3081) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
500ml bottle. Dark brown ruby colour, foam beige head and aroma of toffee, chocolate & raisins. Taste is sweetish malty with biscuit, toffee, chocolate, dark fruits and coffeeish light bitterness. Smooth, medium bodied, soft carbonation, roasted earthy finish. Quite drinkable.

3.2
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
Yves (3054) - 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
Grumbo (3086) - 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
TimE (5891) - 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
larsga (7564) - 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
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
HenrikSoegaard (14212) - 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.


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