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Ruddy Glow - J.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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J.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: wl0307 on 03-12-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.08/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Filtered, coming in a 500ml brown bottle. BBE JAN 07. Served cool in a straight imperial-pint glass.

A: elegant ruby colour, coming with a 0.5cm thick foamy off-white head; low carbonation.
S: pretty balanced nose, gearing towards the sweet side: caramely, brown sugary, nutty, raisiny, red apple-ish fruity hops, and a sweet black tea-ish hoppyness sustains at the back with a faint tinge of roastiness. Pretty much of the typical aroma of a premium bitter, but quite nice all the same.
T: aromatic and lightly caramely maltiness goes lightly upfront, gradually an increasingly fruity (dates+apples) yet bitter and leafy hoppyness prevails; a dryish aftertaste of hops intensifies and lingers pretty well, albeit lending more weight to the mouthfeel than to the overall flavour.
M&D: the texture is pretty lively yet a touch too fizzy for me; thin-bodied and mild-flavoured premium bitter it is. Nothing too special about this one. It could use a better balance b/w the (semi-rich) aroma and (weak) palate, I think. (1,023 characters)

Ruddy Glow from J.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd
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