Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Amber Ale
South Stoke, England


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   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!" its gone. How did that happen?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow amber colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, light to moderate hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, spicy, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120503]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (24330) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2012
Bottled (from Beers Of Europe). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is floral, fruity and a bit earthy. Flavour is fruity, sweet and floral and mildly sweet maltyness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20710) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
31st December 2011
Clear amber beer, tidy white head. Dry palate. Good malt backbone with mild cream. Nice hops - bitter tangy orange, slightly resinous. Tangerine pith. Dry finish with a mild bitter linger. Decent if a bit dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (19481) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Bottle. Hazy golden color, small white head. Aroma of boozy caramel. Taste is slightly boozy bread and malt. Plain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (17210) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2013
Bottle at a ChrisO tasting - London. Pours clear gold with a fine, bubbly head. Big bread and light caramel aroma. Medium sweet flavor with lightly toasted caramel, long bread, faint hay bitterness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Light sticky sweet finish with more caramel, light leafy bitterness. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (16227) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle. Its a clear, dark golden beer topped by a small but dense, off-white head leaving some lacings. The aroma has some butterscotch, as well as toffee, dried fruits, apricots and some maltyness. The flavor has the same butterscotchy, toffee-ish background found in the aroma, with bitterness and some pine cones from the hops. Dried fruits too. Full body, semi-sweetish on the palate. Decent, but too much on the malty side. 130119

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (13799) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is butterscotsch, malt, dried fruits. Flavour is butterscotsch, malt, hop, dried fruits, caramel, alcohol. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (13515) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Bottle from the Vacaville BevMo. Pours light copper with a foamy white head. Aroma is mild roast malt, grapefruit and floral. Med body. Mild grapefruit, lots of floral, maybe the grapefruit isnt so mild, and theres underlying lightly roasted caramel. This is very over the pond - so not over the top. But its floral, tasty and bitter. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (12585) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Oxon. Deep amber with slight head. Sweet, flat, candy like flavours with a raisins and sultanas character. Just a little lifeless, some alcohol, tending towards thinness on the palate. A mixed bag really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (12550) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a clear amber with lasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of carmel, floral notes, fruittiness and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, fruittiness and light floral notes with a smooth lingering carmel finish.,

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50