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Ruddles County - Greene King / Morland Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

237 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2001)
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dwren89

Virginia

4.2/5  rDev +12%

Appearance: Rich amber with off white foamy head, excellent clarity

Aroma: rich toffee and caramel notes with slight earthy hop character

Taste: Rich but nimble bodied, toffee and caramel notes come out to play but finish with a nice earthy bitter finish. Some sweetness on the finish as well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, tangy and rich in the mouth

Overall impression: A surprisingly good ale from Greene King. Not as good as Abbot Ale in my opinion but at nearly a full percent ABV less than the Abbot, Ruddles County achieves great flavor and a nimble body. Definitely a great session beer.

07-03-2013 21:18:48 | More by dwren89
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

07-02-2013 19:50:46 | More by bigred89
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-24-2013 14:20:40 | More by KStark
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-16-2013 13:46:41 | More by TheBeeraholic
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

05-16-2013 21:52:30 | More by Slatetank
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shigg85

Japan

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

04-11-2013 22:13:24 | More by shigg85
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simonlopa

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

03-21-2013 20:13:57 | More by simonlopa
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -20%

03-20-2013 22:41:34 | More by BGsWo22
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dcdarko

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

03-04-2013 09:23:51 | More by dcdarko
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

01-18-2013 09:26:01 | More by tbeckett
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

12-28-2012 00:24:17 | More by PEIhop
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-17-2012 15:35:11 | More by stereosforgeeks
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-10-2012 05:22:00 | More by cliff1066
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-27-2012 19:06:00 | More by Pelicanrocks
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flagmantho

Washington

3.6/5  rDev -4%

Poured from 500mL clear bottle into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: rich amber-orange hue with a completely haze-free body and a moderate effervescence. Head poured a thin finger of frothy ivory foam, but didn't have much retention. Still, not a bad looking beer.

Smell: malty concoction with a definite caramel character and nice, earthy hops. Mild, but well-composed.

Taste: light malty flavor with caramel, breadiness and a moderate bitterness. Not bad, but very middle-of-the-road; nothing really stands out.

Mouthfeel: lightish body with a decent carbonation and effervescent prickliness.

Overall: a decent, if not outstanding beer, I'm going to give this one a few bonus points for its great quaffability. A bit mild for greatness, but wonderful for a session.

10-03-2012 03:12:06 | More by flagmantho
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markgoodman10

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

10-02-2012 04:29:19 | More by markgoodman10
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

09-12-2012 11:32:40 | More by CurtisD
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SierraDeuce

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

09-01-2012 23:36:45 | More by SierraDeuce
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-05-2012 22:34:31 | More by RedAleMan
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Graze

New York

5/5  rDev +33.3%

07-07-2012 17:29:45 | More by Graze
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2012 21:12:28 | More by beerhunter13
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Eramen

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

A - Appearance is a luxurious red-tinted bronze surmounted by an almost two finger head. Nice retention, decent amount of carbonation to be seen.

S - Here we have the malts, a dry woody scent, grass/hay, coupled with the hops riding high.

T - Caramel malts, scone bread, fruit zestiness, and the hops which are pronounced and bring an overall fluidity to the taste and body.

MF - Sufficiently carbonated - around medium, with a medium frothy body pairing gently with the hops for a luscious texture on the palate.

O - Quite a nice bitter, not outstanding, but well executed nonetheless. It was a bargain at 1.99 euro (it was on special).

06-10-2012 18:23:33 | More by Eramen
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pin

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-05-2012 06:01:27 | More by pin
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

06-03-2012 02:23:20 | More by abcramer
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BoringBunny

Russian Federation

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

05-29-2012 14:45:28 | More by BoringBunny
Ruddles County from Greene King / Morland Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.