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RATINGS: 576   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Ringwood’s beer brewed under licence in USA by Shipyard.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bruno1378 (126) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 14, 2006
Pours a nice amber with a thick head. Very weak aroma, and very weak tasting as well. Bit of a piney aftertaste. Not bad, just seems a bit weak overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jspruit (122) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 25, 2007
I got this beer down in Florida at Case & Keg because of its Maine ties. I am not a big fan of this style, but I thought that I would give it a shot based on my brother’s advice. Pours with a nice amber color and a 2 finger head that settles down pretty quick. There is a bit of a yeasty smell initially along with some gentle spices. The taste is a bit dry for me with some sweetness and some tannon hints-earthy maybe? I didnt detect too much hops, but there was some light maple taste. The mouthfeel is nice, not too full, but plenty of taste-it just happens not to be my favorite. I think that this could be a nice example of an ESB, but I dont know really too much since it isnt my style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bronzan (122) - Windsor, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Not a real strong aroma... almost has a ’macro-brew’ scent to it plus a bit of malt and caramel. In the current light, it has almost a burnt orange hue to it. Has a real malty taste. Not much flavor...no hop character to speak to. Pretty forgettable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommy8768 (120) - Litlle Compton, Rhode Island, USA - MAR 14, 2006
light color orange, not much head. Surprising taste-almost like butterscotch or toffee. Not much hop presence. Probably a good summer beer. Pretty decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodneykm (111) - Westminster, South Carolina, USA - MAR 22, 2008
A nice easy to drink beer with i a nice (small) hoppy taste. Nice golden orange color. Will be buying a sixer of this soon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
turtlehead (111) - Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 14, 2002
Nice beer year round. Cheers!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Megan (101) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2005
Pours red- goldeny color. Palate smooth. Somewhat sweet taste. Pretty good going down.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
onehotsexychic (101) - Albany, New York, USA - APR 22, 2007
Hummm interesting little bitter but it’s not so bad but one would have thought it would be a bunny not a boar on the label

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
craven5000 (98) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Amber body under a minimal and diminishing brownish head. Very thin body. Grapefruit flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WhiteAlePower (91) - Long Island, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2006
Nothing special. Bottle. Poured deep reddish/brown hue. Very small head. Has an equal balance of sweetness and bitter hops to the flavour. Not bad at all. Just nothing to go out of the way for either.


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