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Ridgeway Imperial Russian Stout

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Ridgeway
Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Imperial Stout
Reading, England
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cool_Bond (2003) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2015
Coffee and chocolate on the nose. Coffee, chocolate, caramel and soy sauce to taste. Good bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Good beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (5667) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2015
Black color with a fine beige head. Ok lacing. Coffee, chocolate and mild fruity aroma. Medium + body and a pleasant carbonation. Ok balance between sweetness and bitterness. Chocolate, some licorice, mild roasted and mild fruity flavor. A bit oily texture and very well hidden alcohol.
[Bottle (2012 Vintage – bottle #820) from Prešporská Pivotéka in Bratislava, Slovakia]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8448) - Tel Aviv, - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Brown with a beige head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, some chocolate, light roast, and a bit of alcohol. Sweet flavor with caramel, faint roast, some chocolate, nuts, a fruity note and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (3728) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2015
Draught at Bishops Arms Järntorget, Gothenburg. Black beer with an beige head. Malty caramel licorice aroma. Malty caramel toffee and licorice, fruity sweetish flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (3002) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Dark brown cola body with a quarter inch of beige head. Roast, chocolate, hints of coffee. A blend of milk and bitter chocolates. Light to medium in body with only mild alcohol heat. An interesting stout. Lighter with less roasty character than is typical. Pretty good.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
procraste (179) - FRANCE - MAY 25, 2015
C’est léger, sans doute trop pour une I.R.S. Pas trop complexe en terme d’arôme. Un nez pas engageant ... Désolé mais ce n’est pas pour moi ... Trop alcoolisé pour si peu d’effets. Pour finir, des trucs dans la présentation m’agacent vraiment: La signature toute en volutes avec marqué "master brewer" en dessous / La mention 2012 vintage avec le numéro de bouteille à côté / le petit texte emphatique au dos .... Vraiment ça fait très "premium concon" !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2547) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 19, 2015
A dark brown/ruby/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Rich, roasty, malty, coffee, dark berry fruit aroma. Taste is similar, rich, sweet, slightly roasty, some coffee, dark fruit. Pleasant Imperial Stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4266) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 17, 2015
330 ml. bottle. Pours dark brown with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee, chocolate, and fruit. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, and some vanilla. Strange bitterness at the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Intsr (75) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2015
Aroma : caramel, chocolate, grass, toast, roasty, APPEARANCE : brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, Taste : light sweetness, medium bitter, lightly sour, Palate : light body, thin feel, average carbonation, long finish,

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (725) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAY 5, 2015
Brune sombre mais pas opaque, carbo genereuse, petit collet de fines bulles persistant. Aromes liquoreux, cuir, sauce soja. Petite note métallique à l’attaque mais qui disparaît après la première gorgée. On ressent vite la présence des 10° d’alcool. Cote saveurs on se place sur les fruits noirs, le réglisse.


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