Ramblers Ruin | Breconshire Brewery

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Breconshire Brewery
Wales, United Kingdom
breconshirebrewery.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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The CAMRA’s Champion Old Ale of Britain, 2010, our Dark Amber, malty and well hopped beer, with a beautifully balanced aftertaste - a traditional Old Ale with bitterness and aroma provided by Goldings and First Gold, amongst others...

Added by cypressbob on 08-04-2007

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3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle, served chilled in a Young's nonic pint glass. Bottle conditioned. After popping the cap I noticed a fair bit of rust formed around the top of the bottle, I carefully cleaned it off then poured it as carefully as possible

Pours with a rich deep dirty copper body, hints of brown also. Slightly hazy from the conditioning, off white head forms about a centimetre thick, good solid retention

Smell, musky rich spicy malt. Rich sticky fruit, prunes and figs, some warming alcoholic vapour also. Spicy fragrant malt, a touch of mixed spice

Taste, crisp rich malt character, slightly musty, tasty english bittering hops. Some coarse rich malt on the finish with a hint of almost metallic like hop bitterness

Another solid effort from this little Welsh brewery. Tasty and full of flavour. I could have done without the rust though, the bottle was fresh so I don't know if it was stored poorly or they have quality control issues

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Ramblers Ruin from Breconshire Brewery
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 1 ratings