overall
58
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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
SilkTork (5755) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2010 Aug, 2004 Bright bottled at Peterborough Fest - drunk nearly a week later. Mmmmm. I love a good Mild, and this is certainly a good Mild. Bags of dark berry fruit with a healthy hint of soft bitterness and gentle coffee roast. Great mouthfeel. The whole experience is delightful. So much flavour. My mouth is alive and buzzing. I have been fortunate to have had a string of excellent milds in the past two days. [3.9]
May, 2010 JDW, Rochester. Some deep cherry, a bit of butterscotch, some roast. All a bit blurred. Finishes with a mild bitter tang. Not impressed. [2.6]

3.3
chriso (7569) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2004
Reddish brown colour. Not the darkest or most full bodied of milds but there’s enough malt, caramel and fruit to generate interest. A good, solid, effort. Cask at GBBF 2004 (with Dan Brown).

3.3
Aarleks (409) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 23, 2006
Handpump, The Market Porter: Dark ruby as the name suggests. Really earthy, fruity aroma with some slight roasty notes and a touch of wineyness. Dark fruity flavours with a chalky roast mouthfeel. The fruits come out as port-like, and there are some quite prominant hop flavours as well. Pretty nice.

3.3
leaparsons (10613) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2006
Cask, Peterborough Fest 06. Dark brown with a beige head. Aromas are earthy and sweet with brown sugar, molasses and caramel. Flavours are sweet and sugary with toasty malts. Some caramel with weetabix. Quite light but tasty.

3.3
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2007
Three Judges. Aroma is biscuity caramalt, completly malty. Taste is similar, a good effort at a ruby mild indeed.

3.3
larsniclas (7108) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2010
Cask at OT October-10 Dark ryby red. Creamy tan head. Some burnt chocolaty aroma along with berries. Soft and smooth with low bitterness.

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Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 5, 2011
Cask @ Haymarket Bar. Rudgate ruby mild. Ruby red colour, off-white head. Nose is fruity, light malted, little roastiness. Flavour is fruity, light malted, glue. Slightly roasty finish.

3.3
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2011
Aroma of nuts, a big rich nutty flavour. Dark red with a disc head. Plenty to it, just not quite to my taste, a good mild.

3.3
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2011
Cask @ The Blue Bell York. A clear brown colored beer, with a thick foamy light beige head. The aroma of caramel malt and fruits. The taste is gentle bitter with some sweet notes, with caramel. The aftertaste is some sweet, with a little bitter.

3.3
dynamiteninja (1866) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2014 Bottled. Mahogany body. Thin tan head. Mild malt, crystal malt, smoky, some nuts, some spice, hoppy, rich vinous fruits. Bittersweet followed by bitterness. Dry finish. 7 4 6 3 12 #### Cask conditioned at the Ralph Fitz Randal (JDW), Richmond. Medium tan head. Ruby brown body. Nuts, chocolate, grass, oak. Sweet with some sourness. Dry finish. 7 3 7 3 13


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