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Ridgeway Querkus (4.5%)

Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Smoked
South Stoke, England


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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle: Filtered
To get a subtle smokiness we brew with Scottish peated whisky malt, English pale and roasted malts and boil only whole leaf goldings hops. Querkus is then patiently cold matured over pieces of old French oak barrels. The flavours from the toasted wood slowly seep into the beer; bottling only when we think it is right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mice (801) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Tummanpunaruskea olut hyvin vähäisellä beigellä vaahdolla. Tuoksussa paahteisuutta ja kahvia hyvin vahvasti esillä. Myös maussa kahvia ja palaneisuutta, mutta suutuntuma on liian kevyt ja makua liian vähän, jotta tämä pärjäisi kanssaveljilleen. Ihan ok, mutta eipä tule toiste varmaankaan ostettua.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2015
Klar mørk amber farve med beige skum som avtar. Lukt av røykt malt, karamell, bacon, nøtter og frukt. Smak røykt malt, karamell, bacon, nøtter og frukt. Fruktig og rund maltavslutning og baconsmak henger lenge igjen i ettersmaken. Det Gode Brygg.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (7873) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours almost clear dark mahogany with a big creamy beige head. Aroma is weak roasted malts, weak peat and liquorice. Taste is iight sweet liquorice and chocolate with a very weak peatish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (1421) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
DAA; Bottle 500 ml., from Det Gode Brygg. Pours moderate, brown to black with a frothy to creamy, lacing, somewhat lasting light tan head. Nose is moderate, roasted, smoked malt, coffee, light nuts, ash, wood, spinach and licorice. Taste is moderate sweet and light bitter with a moderate lasting, roasted finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is avarage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (810) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket. Appearance is brown, smell and taste is smoky. Otherwise a bit bland performance. I drank this maybe too cold. But this is also some Scandinavian less ABV version. Quite nice smokiness, but something is lacking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (3425) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2015

Lukt: Kaffe, lakris, sjokolade og vanilje.
Utseende: Mørk, mørk, brun, nesten sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Ingen skum, noe bobler.
Smak: Kaffe, noe lakris og sjokolade. Noe tørr avslutning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes, Nydt@Hjemme.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4,5%, Når@17.09.2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (2492) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 28, 2015
Courtesy of Jaghana. Couleur brune sombre, mousse qui disparait. Nez fumé et chocolat. Gout fumé et chocolat/caramel avec note de café. Corps assez aqueux. Fin de bouche fumée. Pas trop mal, juste corps leger.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TEJA (2420) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle from prisma in Kovoula. Smal aroma and short head. After sampling clown shows imperial stout this cant compeate and is rather bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpkeskinen (483) - FINLAND - NOV 20, 2014
Drank from a bottle. The beer has a smoky flavour but it is also a bit watery. With a bit stronger flavours the beer would be great!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (10139) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2014
Bouteille:Deep ruby amber coloured with a quite stable off-white head, a bit unclear; fruity - astonishingly citrussy - nose with faint traces of caramel and of more roasted than smoked malt, dried berries detectable, too;mild bitter-sweet flavour, pretty light bodied; mild smoky-malty traces in the fruity finish. This "oak" is pretty unharmonic…

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