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Riggwelter Yorkshire Ale - Black Sheep Brewery PLC

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Riggwelter Yorkshire AleRiggwelter Yorkshire Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

297 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 241
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 14
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Sheep Brewery PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2002)
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vinicole

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

09-15-2013 14:16:20 | More by vinicole
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Johnq1964

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-25-2013 18:49:35 | More by Johnq1964
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-05-2013 03:39:28 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-28-2013 23:20:03 | More by JMS1512
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-18-2013 07:27:49 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-12-2013 01:47:39 | More by mrfrancis
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-08-2013 05:30:40 | More by WOLFGANG
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-17-2013 14:04:26 | More by KStark
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-24-2013 00:08:34 | More by Slatetank
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-23-2013 12:44:51 | More by kvnstfrd
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powdersoldier

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-27-2013 17:46:24 | More by powdersoldier
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-13-2013 19:55:23 | More by Pelicanrocks
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tonton

Hong Kong

4.3/5  rDev +11.7%

Label and bottle design average for an English ale. Big black lettering not appealing.

A very nice dark red caramel color with a slight off-white head that dissipates quickly.

Smells like a typical dark ale, dark caramel malts and English hops.

The taste adds something. It's nether chocolate nor coffee not sweet caramel, just can't put my finger on it... but I like it. A very distinctive flavor that makes this a very good beer. Perhaps it's simply a darker, more carbonic caramel than usual.

Finish lingers with that nice flavor.

I really enjoyed this one, and the import price is well reasonable.

04-07-2013 08:53:07 | More by tonton
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -48.1%

03-21-2013 00:22:07 | More by BGsWo22
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.56/5  rDev -7.5%

Pours a clear dark copper brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a thin cap on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, oatmeal cookie dough, and a spiced rum alcohol aroma. Taste is much the same with a toasted bread flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is fairly tasty but I think this one has a slightly better smell going on.

02-02-2013 06:40:13 | More by UCLABrewN84
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matjack85

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-31-2013 22:31:13 | More by matjack85
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-01-2013 15:29:39 | More by harpus
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

Appearance: Very dark mahogany with a rocky two finger head that leaves behid sticky lacing.

Aroma: Dark fruits, plums, faint black licorice, twinges of cinnamon and sugar. Raisins, apple, figs with some molasses notes in the tail end.

Taste: Malty backbone, bready mouthfeel, figs, brown bread, licorice and molasses. A little bit of caramelized banana.

Notes: Malty all the way through a good example of an English Brown ale. Cheers.

12-24-2012 02:46:19 | More by horshack7
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

Chestnut brown colour with a really good, thick looking and foamy head about a thumbs width tall that manages to stay consistent without any noticeable reduction in size.

Once settled there is a mix of coffee and roasted malts coming through.There is some sugar and a definite fruity finish with some caramel in there too.

More pronounced than the aroma to begin with, there is some light caramel and a nice earthy malt taste to kick things off with. This is all followed by some bitter malts, a fruity sweetness and a nice biscuit flavour with a hint of vanilla at the end.

Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a bittersweet mouthfeel and a slightly dry finish.

Starts off slow but gradually opens up and grows on you with the aroma becoming more noticeable and the taste was pretty good throughout. A very easy beer to drink and one that I'd have again.

12-19-2012 09:18:48 | More by flyingpig
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Sarunas7

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-01-2012 05:36:43 | More by Sarunas7
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beerdhabelly

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-26-2012 04:03:15 | More by beerdhabelly
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bzach

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-16-2012 03:55:36 | More by bzach
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beerpadawan

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-27-2012 15:52:31 | More by beerpadawan
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-13-2012 20:39:40 | More by bumchilly25
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leagr

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-09-2012 02:47:22 | More by leagr
Riggwelter Yorkshire Ale from Black Sheep Brewery PLC
86 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.