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Lump Of Coal - Ridgeway Brewing

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Lump Of CoalLump Of Coal

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BA SCORE
79
okay

482 Ratings
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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 328
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.49%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ybnorml on 11-25-2004)
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Lump of coal pours a black color with a small white lacing head. There is a weak toffee aroma. The taste also is weak, lots of toffee, with a very dry aftertaste. Weak watery flavors. Overall its decent, weak and watery, but in no ways horrible, a bit borring.

12-01-2013 05:15:13 | More by vette2006c5r
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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Colorado

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -13%

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Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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Connecticut

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500 ml bottle into a tulip glass. The neck reads "F12 279 02:53" which I can only assume is a date code meaning its from October 5th, 2012.

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Ohio

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Lump Of Coal from Ridgeway Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.