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


on tap

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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fonefan (51109) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2007
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2007, London. Dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, fruit, berry, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft.

yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2012 From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malt, vague liqourice and butterish. Sweet malty, liqourice and dark roasted malt. Mild acidic and hardroasted malt finish.6-3-6-3-11=2.9

From cask at Egham 13. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, chocolate and roasted malty. Bitter and lingering chocolate into a smooth malty finish.

Ungstrup (38414) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. A dark brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt and caramel, as well as lighter notes of soy sauce.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2007
[email protected] Dark ruby red colour, small beigeish brown head. Aroma is wooden, caramelly and dark dry fruity. Flavour is spicy, dark dry fruits and some wooden hints.

Travlr (26105) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Cask at the source. Opaque maroon color, tan to beige head. Aroma of coffee. Taste is light coffee, licorice.

cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2010 In cask, Deep dark red balck, with a pleasent malty aroma, and a nice balanced sweet rich complex malty chocolatyness...3.9

Tk2 ... didnt take notes as i knew id had it... but oh it was lovly... so lest just say ... IT IS WHAT IT IS ... and up its score. 4.2 ... tk3 gravity at cloister cellar ... dark ruby ... soft sweet toffee fruit nose ... rich treacle ... sweet soft fruits ...

omhper (25742) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2002
Dark brown. Malty, but slighlty acidic. Mellow. Some raisin aroma. ........

madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
5th February 2011
Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Clear brown beer. residual tan head. Light dry palate. Sweeeeeet malt! Well integrated sweet candyish red fruits. Trace of toffee. Light dry finish. Bubblegum and jammy fruits aftertaste. This is a bloody sweet beer - and I have a sweet beer tooth but I could imagine this would bee too much for most!

Leighton (22307) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2012
Cask at the Crosse Keys, JDW, London. Pours Clear, red-brown with a soft, foamy head. Lots of dark, ripe fruits in the nose. Medium to big sweet flavor with grapes, raisins (ha, both grapes AND raisins!), booze, faint cocoa, wood. Medium to full in body with soft carbonation. Lightly warming finish with some alcohol notes, lots of dark fruits, prunes, raisins, faint vodka, toast. Ummm. Interesting stuff here.

Rasmus40 (21990) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2017
Cask @ The Salmon, Leicester. Hazy dark brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet and roasted light bitter finish. 260717

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