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Rudgate Ruby Mild

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London18 May 2018
The Edmund HalleyLee Green, Greater London07 May 2018
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London15 Apr 2018
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent23 Feb 2018
The Blue BellYork, North Yorkshire14 Sep 2017
The New Cross TurnpikeWelling, Greater London19 Jun 2017
Blind Jack'sKnaresborough, North Yorkshire17 Jun 2017
The Wrong'UnBexleyheath, Greater London13 Jun 2017
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent02 Jun 2017
The Dog and BellDeptford, Greater London23 Dec 2016
Boyce's BarrelColne, Lancashire09 Dec 2016
Catford Constitutional ClubCatford, Greater London24 May 2016
Hamilton HallCity, Central London16 Mar 2016
The QuakerhouseDarlington, Durham14 Nov 2015
The LanesDover, Kent08 Aug 2015
The BerryWalmer, Kent24 Jun 2015
Vault BarSeaton, Devon08 Jun 2015
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent23 May 2015
The HaywainBramling, Kent23 May 2015
No.2 Refreshment RoomCleethorpes, Lincolnshire11 Apr 2015
Walmgate Ale House & BistroYork, North Yorkshire26 Mar 2015
Hermits CaveCamberwell, Greater London25 Jan 2015
The CricketersAddiscombe, Greater London21 Dec 2014
The Bridge End InnRuabon, Denbighshire06 Dec 2014
Rose & CrownYork, North Yorkshire13 Nov 2014
Royal BlenheimOxford, Oxfordshire08 Nov 2014
The PloughChelmsford, Essex06 Oct 2014
Doggett's Coat & BadgeSouthwark, Central London24 Sep 2014
Royal StandardBlackheath, Greater London30 Aug 2014
The Burger Bros Bar & GrillDover, Kent30 Jul 2014
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London15 Jun 2014
The PalladiumLlandudno, Conwy08 Jun 2014
The Plimsoll LineRedcar, North Yorkshire18 Apr 2014
The Horniman at Hay'sSouthwark, Central London31 Mar 2014
The Coal HoleCharing Cross, Central London28 Mar 2014
Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2013Rochford, Essex20 Nov 2013
The Alexandra HotelDerby, Derbyshire24 Oct 2013
The Green DragonHardraw, North Yorkshire14 Oct 2013
The Argyll ArmsSoho, Central London09 Sep 2013
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent09 Aug 2013
The Rum PuncheonGravesend, Kent09 Aug 2013
The PilotDungeness, Kent02 Aug 2013
George & DragonHeighington, Durham29 Jul 2013
The Kingston ArmsCambridge, Cambridgeshire25 Jul 2013
The Brewery TapLeeds, West Yorkshire15 Jul 2013
The Poste of StoneStone, Staffordshire12 Jul 2013
Brown CowHinderwell, North Yorkshire12 Jul 2013
Swan & HarlequinFaversham, Kent11 Jul 2013
The Swatters CarrMiddlesbrough, North Yorkshire11 Jul 2013
The Congress InnStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire08 Jul 2013
Guy Fawkes InnYork, North Yorkshire03 Jul 2013
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London26 Jun 2013
The Richard John BlacklerLiverpool, Merseyside18 Jun 2013
The King's Head InnSalisbury, Wiltshire13 Jun 2013
Lion TavernLiverpool, Merseyside20 May 2013
The Nottingham HouseCleethorpes, Lincolnshire19 May 2013
Whitelock's Ale HouseLeeds, West Yorkshire10 Mar 2013
The Slip InnYork, North Yorkshire07 Jan 2013
The Dog & GunMaidstone, Kent12 Oct 2012
The SwanMaidstone, Kent08 Oct 2012
The Crooked BilletLeigh-on-Sea, Essex07 Oct 2012
The Royal OakMersham, Kent05 Oct 2012
The Black FriarBlackfriars, Central London05 Oct 2012
The PullmanFolkestone, Kent03 Oct 2012
The AnchorWalberswick, Suffolk18 Aug 2012
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent04 Jun 2012
Catford Bridge TavernCatford, Greater London19 May 2012
The Fox and CrownNewark, Nottinghamshire16 May 2012
Crown PosadaNewcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear14 May 2012
SalutationNottingham, Nottinghamshire07 May 2012
The MagnetStockport, Greater Manchester16 Apr 2012
King William IVLeyton, Greater London12 Nov 2011
1st Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent23 Oct 2011
Lincolnshire PoacherNottingham, Nottinghamshire13 Oct 2011
FitzgeraldsWhitley Bay, Tyne and Wear24 Sep 2011
Wye Hops Beer Festival 2011Wye, Kent17 Sep 2011
Scarbrough HotelLeeds, West Yorkshire24 Jul 2011
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent12 Jun 2011
RopewalkNottingham, Nottinghamshire09 May 2011
The New InnCanterbury, Kent07 May 2011
The Lion of KentBearsted, Kent30 Apr 2011
Nevill BullBirling, Kent23 Apr 2011
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent12 Mar 2011
Magpie & CrownBrentford, Greater London10 Feb 2011
The SpeakerWestminster, Central London30 Dec 2010
Bury Beer Festival 2010Bury, Greater Manchester20 Nov 2010
Lord CollingwoodUpper Poppleton, North Yorkshire16 Oct 2010
The Swan InnWittersham, Kent22 Aug 2010
The Red LionIsleworth, Greater London15 Jul 2010
Robin HoodBlue Bell Hill, Kent26 Jun 2010
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent19 Jun 2010
2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010Tenterden, Kent12 Jun 2010
The Salehurst HaltSalehurst, East Sussex22 May 2010
Queens HeadChislehurst, Greater London11 May 2010
Ye Olde MitreHolborn, Central London04 May 2010
The Bell & JorrocksFrittenden, Kent10 Apr 2010
Express TavernBrentford, Greater London04 Mar 2010
White RabbitMaidstone, Kent27 Feb 2010
Vernon ArmsLiverpool, Merseyside26 Feb 2010
The ChambersFolkestone, Kent09 Feb 2010
Dartford Working Men's ClubDartford, Kent12 Nov 2009
The TrafalgarSouth Wimbledon, Greater London22 Oct 2009
Alexandra ArmsKettering, Northamptonshire01 Oct 2009
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2009Margate, Kent11 Apr 2009
Reading Beer Festival 2005Reading, Berkshire29 Apr 2005
Ship & MitreLiverpool, Merseyside01 Mar 2005

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried18 May 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Apr 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jan 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Apr 2015

The Edmund Halley, Lee Green, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried07 May 2018

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried15 Apr 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Oct 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried08 Oct 2017

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

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Jack WilliamGood23 Feb 2018 Very tasty mild belying itís 4.4 strength.

The Blue Bell, York, North Yorkshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Sep 2017
HSBNot Tried08 May 2014
HSBNot Tried03 Jul 2013

The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried19 Jun 2017

Blind Jack's, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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StuNot Tried17 Jun 2017

The Wrong'Un, Bexleyheath, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jun 2017

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jun 2017

The Dog and Bell, Deptford, Greater London

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AndrewNot Tried23 Dec 2016
Martin the MildmanAcceptable20 Dec 2012 Dark brown mild that is rather too bitter. Rather too much of a crystal malt flavour too. Dry, malty finish. My score 14/20.

Boyce's Barrel, Colne, Lancashire

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Magnus GreelNot Tried09 Dec 2016

Catford Constitutional Club, Catford, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried24 May 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Mar 2014 Ran out

Hamilton Hall, City, Central London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Mar 2016
Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 May 2014

The Quakerhouse, Darlington, Durham

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Nov 2015

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

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ChrisENot Tried08 Aug 2015

The Berry, Walmer, Kent

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thebrewingmanExcellent24 Jun 2015
MickNot Tried08 May 2015

Vault Bar, Seaton, Devon

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StuExcellent08 Jun 2015

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

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TobesNot Tried23 May 2015
TobesGood30 Dec 2013
TobesNot Tried25 Oct 2013
DosserNot Tried23 Oct 2013
PedroExcellent20 Aug 2013
Judy G GarlandExcellent19 Aug 2013 Rich, dark and tasty ruby ale
PedroExcellent18 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent18 Aug 2013
DosserNot Tried07 May 2012
oz11Not Tried05 May 2012
PedroNot Tried08 Jan 2012
PedroExcellent07 Jan 2012
PedroExceptional06 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried29 Nov 2011
PedroNot Tried28 Nov 2011
AlenomoreExceptional27 Nov 2011 Having consumed all nine ales the previous night I just stuck on this one tonite. A stunningly good, award winning Mild. A1.
PedroNot Tried27 Nov 2011
AlenomoreExceptional26 Nov 2011 Another delight. An award winning, superb Mild.
PedroNot Tried26 Nov 2011
PedroExcellent25 Nov 2011
PedroExcellent10 Sep 2011
DosserNot Tried09 Apr 2011
PedroExcellent08 Apr 2011
PedroExcellent07 Apr 2011
PedroExcellent05 Apr 2011
PedroNot Tried25 Nov 2010
PedroExceptional08 Aug 2010
PedroExcellent27 Oct 2009
PedroExcellent24 Oct 2009
AngieNot Tried23 Oct 2009 People told me it was fab!!
PedroExcellent23 Oct 2009
PedroExcellent22 Oct 2009
PedroExceptional04 Sep 2009
PedroExceptional03 Sep 2009
PedroExceptional02 Sep 2009 CBOB tried in cellar, this one on top form !
PedroExcellent10 May 2009
PedroExcellent09 May 2009
DosserExcellent09 May 2009
PedroExcellent08 May 2009
PedroExcellent07 May 2009 outside on stillage

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

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BrianNot Tried23 May 2015
AndrewNot Tried02 Jun 2012

No.2 Refreshment Room, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

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HSBNot Tried11 Apr 2015

Walmgate Ale House & Bistro, York, North Yorkshire

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HSBNot Tried26 Mar 2015

Hermits Cave, Camberwell, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried25 Jan 2015

The Cricketers, Addiscombe, Greater London

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ChrisENot Tried21 Dec 2014

The Bridge End Inn, Ruabon, Denbighshire

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Bear & Ragged StaffGood06 Dec 2014 If only all mild beerss were this good.
Bear & Ragged StaffGood19 May 2013 Decent mild, good vanilla and toffee flavours. Smooth, sweetish and mild!

Rose & Crown, York, North Yorkshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried13 Nov 2014
HSBNot Tried13 Nov 2014

Royal Blenheim, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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ChrisENot Tried08 Nov 2014

The Plough, Chelmsford, Essex

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Philip PirripNot Tried06 Oct 2014

Doggett's Coat & Badge, Southwark, Central London

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Magnus GreelNot Tried24 Sep 2014

Royal Standard, Blackheath, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried30 Aug 2014

The Burger Bros Bar & Grill, Dover, Kent

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Jack WilliamNot Tried30 Jul 2014
Magnus GreelNot Tried29 Jul 2014
ChrisENot Tried29 Jul 2014
ChrisENot Tried16 Jul 2014

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jun 2014

The Palladium, Llandudno, Conwy

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Nick WillisNot Tried08 Jun 2014

The Plimsoll Line, Redcar, North Yorkshire

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Nick WillisNot Tried18 Apr 2014

The Horniman at Hay's, Southwark, Central London

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Philip PirripNot Tried31 Mar 2014

The Coal Hole, Charing Cross, Central London

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BrianNot Tried28 Mar 2014

Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2013, Rochford, Essex

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Philip PirripNot Tried20 Nov 2013

The Alexandra Hotel, Derby, Derbyshire

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HSBNot Tried24 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Nov 2012

The Green Dragon, Hardraw, North Yorkshire

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WittendenNot Tried14 Oct 2013

The Argyll Arms, Soho, Central London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried09 Sep 2013

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

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PedroNot Tried09 Aug 2013

The Rum Puncheon, Gravesend, Kent

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ChrisENot Tried09 Aug 2013 This ran out.
Martin the MildmanGood26 Jan 2012 A good sample here of this dark ruby/brown mild. Some bitterness evident but also some toffee malt and a dryish finish. My score 15/20.
ChrisENot Tried04 Aug 2011
ChrisEGood15 Jan 2011
Magnus GreelNot Tried15 Jan 2011
ChrisENot Tried14 Nov 2010
Magnus GreelNot Tried14 Aug 2010
ChrisENot Tried14 Aug 2010

The Pilot, Dungeness, Kent

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TrevorExcellent02 Aug 2013 Rich nutty flavoured.
AndrewGood27 Jul 2012 Roasted malt and quite rich

George & Dragon, Heighington, Durham

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ChrisENot Tried29 Jul 2013

The Kingston Arms, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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HSBNot Tried25 Jul 2013

The Brewery Tap, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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HSBNot Tried15 Jul 2013

The Poste of Stone, Stone, Staffordshire

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Nick WillisNot Tried12 Jul 2013

Brown Cow, Hinderwell, North Yorkshire

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McGargleNot Tried12 Jul 2013

Swan & Harlequin, Faversham, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried11 Jul 2013 Being served from the cellar on gravity dispense
BlairExcellent10 Jul 2013 Served from the cellar, in top nick.

The Swatters Carr, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

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McGargleNot Tried11 Jul 2013

The Congress Inn, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

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Nick WillisExceptional08 Jul 2013

Guy Fawkes Inn, York, North Yorkshire

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HSBNot Tried03 Jul 2013
StuExcellent10 Nov 2009 Dark brown colour,dark chocolate flavour with some coffee,some hoppy bitterness in the finish

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

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oz11Not Tried26 Jun 2013
oz11Good13 May 2013
oz11Not Tried25 May 2012

The Richard John Blackler, Liverpool, Merseyside

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MickNot Tried18 Jun 2013

The King's Head Inn, Salisbury, Wiltshire

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HSBNot Tried13 Jun 2013

Lion Tavern, Liverpool, Merseyside

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Philip PirripNot Tried20 May 2013

The Nottingham House, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

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StuExcellent19 May 2013

Whitelock's Ale House, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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MickNot Tried10 Mar 2013

The Slip Inn, York, North Yorkshire

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MickNot Tried07 Jan 2013
McGargleNot Tried30 Dec 2010

The Dog & Gun, Maidstone, Kent

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PedroExcellent12 Oct 2012 Had three to try and finish it to get the IPA on
PedroExcellent07 Oct 2012
AlenomoreExcellent07 Oct 2012 Top class. A rare guest ale appearance here.

The Swan, Maidstone, Kent

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PedroExcellent08 Oct 2012

The Crooked Billet, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Oct 2012

The Royal Oak, Mersham, Kent

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ChrisENot Tried05 Oct 2012

The Black Friar, Blackfriars, Central London

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IanNot Tried05 Oct 2012

The Pullman, Folkestone, Kent

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ChrisEAcceptable03 Oct 2012
ChrisENot Tried30 Jan 2011
IanNot Tried30 Jan 2011
ChrisEExcellent20 Sep 2010 A fresh cask on, and in really good condition.
ChrisENot Tried14 Mar 2010

The Anchor, Walberswick, Suffolk

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AndrewNot Tried18 Aug 2012 Beer festival beer

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

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PedroExcellent04 Jun 2012

Catford Bridge Tavern, Catford, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried19 May 2012

The Fox and Crown, Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried16 May 2012

Crown Posada, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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Philip PirripNot Tried14 May 2012

Salutation, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Martin the MildmanExcellent07 May 2012 Much improved beer, having lost the nutty bitterness and now more sweet with caramel and toffee malt flavours. My score 16/20.

The Magnet, Stockport, Greater Manchester

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Philip PirripNot Tried16 Apr 2012

King William IV, Leyton, Greater London

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oz11Not Tried12 Nov 2011

1st Spa Valley Railway Beer Festival, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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AlenomoreExcellent23 Oct 2011 A very worthy champion ale.

Lincolnshire Poacher, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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MickNot Tried13 Oct 2011

Fitzgeralds, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear

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Flying.geordieExcellent24 Sep 2011

Wye Hops Beer Festival 2011, Wye, Kent

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AndrewNot Tried17 Sep 2011
oz11Good17 Sep 2011
PedroExcellent17 Sep 2011

Scarbrough Hotel, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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davidg83Not Tried24 Jul 2011

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

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BlairExcellent12 Jun 2011 Fantastic dark mild.
BlairExcellent14 Mar 2010 Rich, malty mild with lots of strong dark fruit going on.

Ropewalk, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Martin the MildmanGood09 May 2011 A well kept sample with a smooth well rounded and fruity character. Fairly malty with little hop evident. My score 15/20.

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

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MitchExcellent07 May 2011 Not my cup of tea, but in great order - and a champion beer in a small local. Good idea!

The Lion of Kent, Bearsted, Kent

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PedroNot Tried30 Apr 2011

Nevill Bull, Birling, Kent

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PedroExcellent23 Apr 2011

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

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BlairExcellent12 Mar 2011 Fruity mild with a nice chocolate hit.

Magpie & Crown, Brentford, Greater London

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Martin the MildmanGood10 Feb 2011 A reasonably good sample of this bitter mild with some maltiness evident in this. My score 15/20.

The Speaker, Westminster, Central London

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Martin the MildmanAcceptable30 Dec 2010 Very bitter, not sure why this is called a mild at all. Makes a perfectly good ruby best bitter. My score 13/20.

Bury Beer Festival 2010, Bury, Greater Manchester

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pavorossiGood20 Nov 2010

Lord Collingwood, Upper Poppleton, North Yorkshire

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McGargleGood16 Oct 2010 Full bodied and slightly hoppy smooth drinking mild.

The Swan Inn, Wittersham, Kent

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PedroNot Tried22 Aug 2010

The Red Lion, Isleworth, Greater London

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Martin the MildmanGood15 Jul 2010 Not as bitter as recent samples, with a little toffee malt coming through. Probably cellared for a while here. My score 15/20.

Robin Hood, Blue Bell Hill, Kent

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AlenomoreExceptional26 Jun 2010 A top class mild and worthy 2009 champion.
PedroExcellent26 Jun 2010

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

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PedroExcellent19 Jun 2010

2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010, Tenterden, Kent

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AlenomoreNot Tried12 Jun 2010

The Salehurst Halt, Salehurst, East Sussex

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WittendenExceptional22 May 2010 A bit heavy for a traditional mild, but wonderfully malty, followed by a mouthfull of dried fruit. Reminded me of cake.

Queens Head, Chislehurst, Greater London

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James TExcellent11 May 2010 Rich and malty. This mild surprised me with a mouth full of bitter fruits. Pretty perfect temperature, possibly a touch cold. Crystal clear. Very drinkable

Ye Olde Mitre, Holborn, Central London

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Martin the MildmanAcceptable04 May 2010 Not keen on this as a mild, it's too bitter with a slightly lactic edge and hops in the finish. Served in top condition here though. My score 14/20.

The Bell & Jorrocks, Frittenden, Kent

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PedroExcellent10 Apr 2010

Express Tavern, Brentford, Greater London

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Martin the MildmanAcceptable04 Mar 2010 Despite it being Champion Beer of Britain, I don't rate this mild particularly highly. It has too much bitterness, no sweet maltiness and too much hop in the finish. Pleasant enough dark bitter, but for mild - 14/20.

White Rabbit, Maidstone, Kent

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PedroGood27 Feb 2010 Wasn't great

Vernon Arms, Liverpool, Merseyside

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IanNot Tried26 Feb 2010

The Chambers, Folkestone, Kent

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IanAcceptable09 Feb 2010 Good condition, but with some diacetyl butteryness on the aroma.

Dartford Working Men's Club, Dartford, Kent

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Martin the MildmanGood12 Nov 2009 In good condition here but still a little too much hop bitterness for my liking in a mild. My score 15/20.

The Trafalgar, South Wimbledon, Greater London

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Martin the MildmanAcceptable22 Oct 2009 Despite it winning champion Beer of Britain, I am not keen on this beer as it is too bitter for a mild. There was a rather harsh earthy taste in this sample. My score 14/20.

Alexandra Arms, Kettering, Northamptonshire

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StephenExcellent01 Oct 2009 Filled the mouth an exceptional pint and the 2nd was better still. Tasty full bodied smooth great finish.
StephenNot Tried30 Sep 2009 looked at ratings a mistake to miss it

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2009, Margate, Kent

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BlairGood11 Apr 2009 I had the last of this to myself. Rich nutty mild, roasted malt and chocolate. Good.

Reading Beer Festival 2005, Reading, Berkshire

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IanExcellent29 Apr 2005 Dark ruby colour. Really malty nose, malty in mouth with dark rich malt fruit. Dry finish. An excellent ruby mild

Ship & Mitre, Liverpool, Merseyside

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IanExceptional01 Mar 2005 Incredible flavours, ruby in colour, burnt caramel, lovely malty full flavour

Rudgate Ruby Mild

4.40% ABV.

We have tried this beer 81 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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