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Very Bad Elf - Ridgeway Brewing

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80
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242 Ratings
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Ratings: 242
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kookiekwan on 11-17-2004)
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

3.55/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pour is very pale, dull orange; full clarity. White head retains pretty well while leaving bits of lace.

Lots of herbal/earthy hops with some light grapefruit perhaps. Toffee malts and buttered bread. Decent overall. Definitely English stuff goin' on.

Taste is similar, a bit hoppier maybe, surprisingly so for its non-IPA categorization. Mostly herbal and leafy flavors and light fruitiness there along with a tea-like presence. Bread, diacetyl, toffee-like sweetness and grains provide a big malty finish. Seems to be some minor off-flavors in there.

Smooth mouthfeel with light bitterness and lower-end carbonation. Just a bit of booze there.

A decent English pale, it's big on the herbal hops and buttery malts which is always kind of an 'eh' flavor combo for me, but really not a bad beer.

Serving type: bottle

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Smell - it is a piney/hops smell, with a bit of sweetness.

Taste - like the smell, pine/hops bitterness.

Mouthfeel - perfect carbonation and a good body.

Overall - It is a pretty decent English pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

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Very Bad Elf from Ridgeway Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.