Brewed at Hepworth

Style: English Strong Ale
South Stoke, England


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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle Conditioned, Seasonal;
Reindeer’s Revolt is one of a series of original Christmas beers brewed by Ridgeway for the USA, but also secretly available to other selected nations around the very edge of Europe where life... and good beer... is not always so serious!

mickut's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mickut (276) - Espoo, - JAN 2, 2011
Bottled. Pours lightly haze, light amber with a sudsy white head. Taste is bitter with a dry, bitter finish. Palate has a medium body with a creamy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Aroma has hops, caramel, fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5769) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquors. Sure, a bit late for Christmas beer. But enjoyable nonetheless. Copper body with large head. Nose is floral, malty. Taste fruits, spices. Creamy texture. Good finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1869) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle to tulip glass. Alcohol and grainy malt. Moderate floral aroma. Clear honeycomb and full white head that leaves quickly. Taste us a little oxidized.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinfull (1455) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Brown color . Thin , beige head . Malt , caramel , nuts , some fruits in aroma . Rather sweet in taste . Good, malty beer, although very light as for the strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
katrinaez (1431) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Raisin sweet aroma with some musk and wood scents. Ale is standard but had the very light spice of a Xmas style. Not bad, not amazing. Good and in bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle from Total Wine bought during the holidays. finally got to it. Pours a golden amber with a small head. Aroma is malty caramel and breads. A hint of apples and pears. Slight spice. Finishes matly and a hint of bitterness. Medium mouth, weird aftertaste. It is OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlindGuardianco (77) - - MAR 24, 2015
Not a bad beer but perhaps too light for an strong ale, similar to a malty beer with some hops and perhaps orange or spices notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1728) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. Very over priced for such a bad beer. Color was copper in color with a nice head. Aroma was pickled barley. Taste, straw, very bitter but the nasty kind of bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (7480) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Slightly hazy dark copper with a big sticky sweet nose, toffee and fig pudding. Nice earthy and mellow sweet flavor with toffee and dry biscuit. Finished a bit watery with English toffee malt. Decent and sweet but not memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2014
11/7/2012. dark amber with a white head. Caramel, malt and dried fruit aromas. Citrus, malt, toffee flavors with a light bitter finish. A bit bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - DEC 4, 2014
Look: copper color. Bright white head. Kind of a cold haze. Smell: vinegar. Apples. Flowers. Taste: red Apple. Vinegar.bitter Feel: dry. Medium carbonation. Overall: very much an English style ale. With English flavor. First drank: home 12/4/14

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