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Ridgeway
Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Barley Wine
South Stoke, England
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Special;


Erasmus_ro's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erasmus_ro (2362) - Alabama, USA - JAN 26, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2014 Cask @ Gallows Bird RAF 2013. Pours a copperish auburn. Aroma is dried fruit and caramel, quite sweet. Taste follows along the same lines though drier. Palate is full.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SvanteL (217) - SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2016
Mörkt guldgul med litet skum. Doftar torkade frukter och honung, här finns också en liten blommighet. Smaken är först rätt kärv med en underliggande beska, men vartefter kommer även en liten sötma av torkade frukter, det finns också en alkholhetta. Munkänslan är trevligt tjock och lite oljig. En maffig barley wine.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lele (368) - Padova, ITALY - MAY 8, 2016
VINTAGE 2012. ASPETTO: Ambrato limpido, schiuma giallognola, fine, poco abbondante e che scompare dopo poco (ma normale, dato l’invecchiamento). AROMA: intenso e avvolgente. Sentori soprattutto di marzapane, caramello, toffee, liquoroso. GUSTO: Si avvertono con intensità tutti i sentori percepiti al naso, ben armonizzati tra loro. Amaro assente, ma dolcezza assolutamente non stucchevole. Sicuramente (sentendo le altre recensioni), se la bottiglia fosse stata giovane, si sarebbe sentito anche l’amaro. Ma a mio avviso, questa è una birra che si deve lasciare in cantina almeno 2 o 3 anni per goderla appieno. Carbonizzazione bassa, corpo strutturato.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (8432) - Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2016
11.2 oz. bottle (#00060) from Party Source. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized eggshell head that didn’t last. The aroma has some buttery notes indicating a diacetyl problem. Flavor has caramel, butterscotch, mild fruity notes, a slight alcohol burn, mild herbal character, sweet, mild bitterness to the finish, this is disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7155) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2016
Biggish white head. Clear amber body. Fruity toffee aroma with delicate perfumy solvent notes. (Yes, I do mean delicate perfumy solvent notes, however odd that sounds.) Sweetish mineraly spicy fruity taste with wooden herbal notes. Fullish body. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish fruity mineraly spicy aftertaste with wooden herbal notes. This tastes like it would be amazing in 5-10 years. It’s really, really good already. (0.33l bottle, from Systembolaget, Torp.)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nische (1759) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2016
Bottled. Pours orange hazy with small head and long lasting lacing. Dry, grainy aroma with caramel, sugar, butterscotch and honey. Taste is semi-sweet with honey, caramel and butterscotch. A little bit off. Barley wine?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (7594) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle from a trade with Cunningham. Pours clear dark golden with a big fluffy white head. Sweet grainy aroma, raisins and date. Sweet taste, with a weak burn of alcohol at the finish, mixed with spicy sweet grains, nah, or rather meh

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TEJA (2121) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Lasting white head. Clear solid yellow color. Dry malty aroma. Harsh bitterness and unballanced. Small body for a barley wine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (3131) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2015

Lukt: Malt og mye honning.
Utseende: Gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Søtlig malt og honning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Systembolag, Nydt@Hjemme med Bryne.
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@10%, Når@20.12.2015

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3170) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle from SB. Cloudy golden with a medium white head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, sweetness and hops. Full body with a long bitter sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lonick (1143) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle, April 2014 Not So Fools Tasting (rating backlog) Pours amber slight white head. Fruity nose, lots of fruit and caramel. taste is the same and way too sweet.


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