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Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905 - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905

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BA SCORE
78
okay

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 15.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 09-04-2010)
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4/5  rDev +19%

01-30-2012 02:37:13 | More by galluch
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3.56/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium bronze amber with a thin off-white head that dissipates to a thin film and ring around the glass with slippery light lacing. Nice bready malt aroma; pretty much just quite malty. Flavor is also similarly malty, biscuit and a lightly bready, somewhat attenuated and simple. A hint of light grassy hops in the finish. Light to medium bodied. A typical Wychwood English ale, with very nice flavor, but very light, almost watered down. This one got me hoping with the rich malt aroma, but the taste left me wishing for more of what is here. Nice malt, but simple and a bit bland.

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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Purchased a bottle for $3.50 CDN from the LCBO. Served chilled.

Appearance - Dark orange, coppery color. 1+ fingers of ivory head that looks very dense and frothy. Some bubbles rising to the top. Sparse color left around the top of the glass.

Smell - Malty, slight dankness. Some caramel, with a light lemony aspect as well.

Taste - Fruity at first. Transitioning into a slightly earthy taste. It comes together nice and this is a good one. A bit leafy as well.

Mouthfeel - Dry finish, lowish carbonation, velvety smooth. However very light bodied and wanted a bit more weight.

Overall - A very nice beer. There's something hard to describe in the flavor profile that had me thinking that this is somewhere in between Wychwood's Wychwood and King Goblin both in taste and in enjoyment. When I cam online to see that this was actually made by Wychwood I was surprised at first and then not so much, since it seemed unlikely that another brewer could make a beer almost exactly halfway in between Wychwood and and King Goblin. Nevertheless rather enjoyed this.

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500ml Bottle: BBD 31 May 14, poured into a UK pint sleeve on 26 Nov 13.

Looked good, a light ruby body that was clear and clean above sat a full and lasting off-white pillow of foaming bubbles.

The nose was weak: hints of fruits and malts if you sniffed hard enough.

The taste was of semi-sweet malts with fruit notes, was expecting more to be honest.

Medium bodied and easy enough to drink, but it lacks polish and depth from start to finish.

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Coppery red under a moderate head that very quickly dissipates to nothing.

Subdued nose of sweet malt. A fairly sweet beer with a slightly bitter finish. Noticeable bite from carbonation. A very anonymous beer, to the point that I'm having trouble finding things to say about it. Nothing really leaps out at you except, perhaps, the carbonation. But that's sort of what I've come to expect from Wychwood -- stuff that's inoffensive and unremarkable.

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Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905 from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
78 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.