Ridgeway Imperial Russian Stout

Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Imperial Stout
South Stoke, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Bif (2416) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2018
Bottle - 2015 vintage. Pours a black color with a small head and nominal lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit, coffee and hint of alcohol. Taste of roasted malt, coffee, nuts, bit of dark chocolate and caramel. Mild bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Medium body, nicely crafted with only the slightest hint of the ABV. Very enjoyable.

piwnysnoob (22) - Torun, POLAND - JAN 27, 2018
Nice coffe, rosty and herbal aroma. Strong herbal taste, on first place, then sweetness, coffe and rosty tastes.Quite flat, minimum carbonation. Very interesting imperial stout.

djd07 (16452) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2017
Poured at Shelton Festival, black with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is roasted malt, licorice, cocoa. Medium body, licorice, smoke, roast, cocoa, dry finish, very good.

stouby (4870) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2017
Bottle @ home, 2015 vintage # 11533. Black with a small light brown head. Aroma medium+ malty (roasted, burnt, dark fruit, coffee). Flavor light sweet, medium caramel, dark fruit, coffee, and medium hoppy bitter, some alcohol felt. Almost full body, light carbonated, some alcohol felt.

kamanova_boy (534) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 4, 2017
Bottle at La Putika. Dark black colour with small lacing creamy head, aroma of roasted malt, figs, plums. Taste of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, figs, long bitter finish. Good one

gam (4161) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2017
Small head black pour mild carbonation aromas dried fruit dark coffee caramel butter scotch plums the flavours caramel coffee butterscotch raisins plums a bitter taste crisp note easy simple products used a good aftertaste roast dry fruit sweetness not classy but near

Sdaniel90 (1117) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUN 13, 2017
Bottle, 33cl. Opaque dark brown, creamy tan head. Musky aromas of roasted malts, dry fruits, light alcohol. Full bodied, fizzy carbonation. Thick and creamy. Medium to heavy sweet, medium bitter. Rich malt and fruity flavors into a heavy, warming finish. Very pleasant.

Percy0103 (788) - MEXICO - JUN 13, 2017
Bottle, 355ml. A dark beer with minimal brown head. Roasted aromas of coffee, dark chocolate, nuts and alcohol. Taste is medium bitter with a roasted aftertaste. Medium to roboust bodied with moderate carbonation. Somewhat milky finish with a hint of mint and slightly acidic.

Muggus69 (2831) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2017
330mL bottle from Bucket Boys, Sydney. 2016 vintage bottle #6821 Not the darkest of stouts - more a deep brown body, ruby edges, holds a small beige head. Aroma of moderate intensity - roast nuts, vinous black & red fruits, wood & raisins, touch of black coffee & bitter chocolate. Thick rich syrupy body, plenty of weight & lets you know whose boss from the get go, low carbonation. Packs more flavour than the aroma suggests - rich chocolate cake, sweetened espresso, molasses, raisins, with an underpinning vinous/red wine plummy, blackberry/currant woody sort of note. Bitterness builds on finish, as does warmth. Looked a bit pale, but plenty of character here!

Ernest (7914) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2017
Bottle (2015 vintage). Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is moderately malty (roasted grain, unsweetened chocolate), with notes of sherry, nut shells, cardboard, vanilla, alcohol. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, papery. Full body, oily/velvety/syrupy texture, soft/lively carbonation, moderately to heavily alcoholic. The aroma is rather simple and a bit too oxidized for my tastes. There’s a sour twang in the mouth I’m not fond of either, and the aftertaste shows the oxidation too. Pretty dull/average all around.

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