Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Amber Ale
South Stoke, England


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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Falling from the sky like bombs of flavour come the Reindeer Droppings! Each one is sweet like California raisins, but bitter and pungent like a freshly peeled grapefruit, lip-smackingly tasty... then "pow!" it’s gone. How did that happen?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hallinghansen (2906) - Odense SV, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle shared by plovmand, thanks. Hazy golden body with a small white head. Hops, malt, fruit. Bitter end. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (7880) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. It pours clear deep golden with a medium sized white head. Malty and fruity aroma. Nice malty and hoppy flavor. Light berries and crackers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1728) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle. Color is more gold than amber. Does have a very light amber tinge. Really nice head. Aroma is fruity straw. Taste is sweet upfront with a hoppy bite finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft. Poured a light, amber color with a very small white head. Aroma was notes of sweet alcohol. Bland, sweet alcohol. Boring, some astringent notes. Tragic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - NOV 30, 2014
Look: pours a light Amber. Bright white head. Very clear. Smell: Apple cider. Vinegar. Light fruits. White grapes. Taste: fruity. Minimal citrus but it is there. White wine. Bitter Feel: dry. Leaves a thin film on the mouth. Medium carbonation. Overall: ok beer. Like it better than the other xmas beers from them. Just not my style of beer. But still good. First drank: home 11/30/14

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (2079) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Mild sweet malt and earthy tones. Cloudy golden color with a small white head. Light sweet beginning with a moderate malt bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finhead (1629) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Clear, light amber pour with a small, white head. The aroma has mild citrus with some faint caramel. It has a light body with average carbonation. The taste is mildly bittersweet with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (10520) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle as shown. Pours a clear gold with a small frothy off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong pine and grapefruit. Medium mouthfeel with light resin, grapefruit and nice light bitter finish. Good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
floral, grass, earthy, leaves aromas from an amber body with the tiniest of white heads, medium sweetness, faint orange tang is the only flavour i can pick up with maybe a hint of spice in the finish. alright but dont think ill get it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wildbeercat (356) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 15, 2014
500ml bottle into a shaker glass; served cold. Aroma: This beer has hints of vanilla, citrus, grass, and pastries. This beer’s aroma is moderately intense. Appearance: This beer has a clear, amber body with no head. This beer leaves behind light to no lacing. Taste: This beer is mildly flavored; it has grassy hop notes as well as sweet, bread-y malts. Palate: This beer is has a light+ body, and a moderately long finish that ends on light bitterness. Overall: A decent holiday beer, but if it were year-round, I doubt that I’d buy it regularly. The flavors are decent, but nothing especially stands out about this beer.

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