Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Amber Ale
South Stoke, England


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RATINGS: 56   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?

zoucrew102's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zoucrew102 (1016) - - APR 5, 2013
Aroma is slightly hoppy with citrus and sweet raisin notes. Pours copper colored with large white head. Taste is slightly hoppy at first, then smooths out with citrus and raisin notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (2224) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Slightly hazy gold to amber pour with a 2 finger, creamy to soapy white head. Aroma is cereal, grass, English yeast fruity esters, a little toffee and light citrus flesh. Flavor is dusty oxidized malt, cereal, toffee and apple skins up front, then grass, grapefruit and light medicinal notes to the finish. Light body, fairly dry and a little chalky throughout with a medium, sharp, blanketing carbonation and a surprising hop acid bite on the back end. Pretty good overall, it has some fairly obvious flaws, but nothing too in your face and enough going for it to deserve a decent score.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hallinghansen (2469) - Odense S, 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 (7186) - 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 (1542) - 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 (6119) - Fairfax, 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 (1982) - 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 (1435) - 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 (6619) - 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 (840) - 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.

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