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

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102 Ratings
Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
England, United Kingdom
wychwood.co.uk

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wl0307 on 09-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,036
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
102
pDev:
14.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
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3.35/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.99/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.7/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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3.49/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours murky, dirty copper (SRM 15-17), with a thin clingy off-white head. Fine lace coats the Cicso fisheye pint glass while modest random carbonation percolates within.

The aroma is malty with caramel, followed by slight grass and straw.

Light bitterness is well balanced against sweetness with an earthy background. The finish is brief, modest and white bread.

A medium to light body with soft texture is accented by light carbonation. There is no presence of alcohol in this beer that finishes moderately dry.

This is one of the better organic beers I have tried. It worked well while winding down in the shade on a perfect summer day.

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3.24/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.49/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice orangish hue with a sweet malt taste that has well balanced hoppy aftertaste

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.52/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.6/5  rDev +6.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

I have been a fan of Duchy for years, especially when there was less choice in the American craft market. Was disappointed in this Old Ruby Red. To be fair, this is partly because I don't particularly like the style but I also think the execution is less than inspired.
Lovely amber honey color, no head to speak of and nice mouth feel. Slight bitter in the front which moves to a plum, raisiny center. Mostly, however, it tastes like a fruit nectar that has been diluted by melted ice cubes. Not going to finish the pint.

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3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.66/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Quickly dissipating head, tight spotted lacing. raspberry lambic color.

Nose: Raspberry and strawberry, lemon and lime.

Taste: Great mouthfeel with some bitterness and sweetness mixing together. Dark fruits and hops with a malty background.

NotesL This is unique. I really enjoyed it.

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Duchy Originals Organic Old Ruby Ale 1905 from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
Beer rating: 3.37 out of 5 with 102 ratings
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