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style
Brewed by Sarah Hughes
Style: Mild Ale
Dudley, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Dark Ruby Mild combines a balance of intense colour and flavour, making it an award winning festival favourite.

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3.4
Parmenion777 (276) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2017 Pours a dark red brown colour with a small creamy beige head. Aroma is dark fruits, some dark malt and hint of chocolate. Taste is rich dark fruits, plum, fig, raisin and dark malt flavours. The finish is mild with a some alcohol warmth at the end.

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BeardedAvenger (742) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2017
Cask at the Beacon Hotel, 31/05/17. I was concerned about this one, had it a few years ago and remembered it being an awesome beer... nil aroma. Ruby aka cola brown. Thick beige head. Sweet and malty. Chocolate, hmmm... Ovaltine, to be precise. Thick bodied. Oily. Soft carbonation. Short finish. Body neutral - well balanced it just slips down. Superb stuff.

3.3
SamVimes21 (464) - - APR 9, 2017
Cask @ Gordon Bennett’s , Hereford , black with a cream head with a rich malty,chocolate and liquorice taste leaving a aftertaste of rich malty ,chocolate , a lovely drinkable mild .

3.7
EdKing (2576) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2017
Half on cask gravity dispense at Wandsworth Beer Festival. Colour is opaque very dark brown, thin foam off-white head. Nose is nice ripe ruby fruit, toasted malt, prune, black grape, dried dark fruits, stewed plum. Taste is stewed plums, dried fruits, toasted malts, chocolate, some light tangy chewy bitterness. Soft light mouthfeel.

3.6
john44 (3062) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2017
Cask. Dark Ruby in colour. Roasty malts, chocolate, toffee. Dark fruits, raisins. Bit spicy. Good balance of malt, fruit and hops. Sweet and rich. Lingering hops and malt finish. Enjoyable. Very Good Mild. (2008)

3.4
47574xeCD (1123) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2017
Cask at The Beacon Hotel. Where else ?! Dark ruby brown clear colour with a tan head. Nose is dark fruits, caramel, Chocolate, Taste is malts, dark fruits, chocolate. This is dangerously drinkable stuff and got me in a pickle a few times!

3.6
thomat (3830) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2017
Cask @ NWAF 2017. Reddish brown with a tiny tan head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit and britternes. Medium body with a nice bitter / sweet finish.

3.3
redders1974 (1402) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2016
On cask at the baum rochdale. .. dry finish.. liquorice notes malts a plenty good stuff.

3.6
MrTipple (4782) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Molasses, sweet fruits, dark berries, caramel, toffee. Clear, very dark brown, small, frothy, off-white head. Medium sweet. Fruit punch, red berries, apples, toffee, caramel, molasses. Beautiful Mild, exceptionally fruity, maybe just a touch too sweet. Cask at Urban Tap, Cardiff.

3.4
Nocturne (1992) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2016
Cask at Smithfield Tavern, Manchester. Reddish brown shade with a finger of head. Aroma is earthy, toasty, almost some coffee coming through as well. Nice milk chocolatey taste with light plummy fruits underneath. Pretty good stuff.


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