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Foreign Export Stout - Ridgeway Brewing

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Foreign Export StoutForeign Export Stout

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BA SCORE
86
very good

80 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gentlebubbles on 02-04-2005)
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3.8/5  rDev -1%

A: Black, almost no head. Where the hell is the head! Pours out fizzy and the bubbles stick to the side of the glass.
S: Roasty malt and lots of fudge.
T: Very nice. Velvety with loads of fudge. Medium sweet. Citrusy hops in the aftertaste. Not in the least bit smokey.
M: It's fizzy but also very smooth. NEEDS A HEAD!
O: The flavour profile is great but the mouthfeel ruins it all. It has a squeaky Coca Cola quality which makes my reel.

Is it too much to ask for a head on my beer?

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500ml Bottle from Beers of Europe website:
Black with a 0.5cm foamy head that's light beige & slowly fades to a fine lacing on the surface before turnig patchy a minute later.

Roasted malts & chocolate with hints of coffee. Some smoke around the middle and faint alcohol. The beer is rounded off with some light spice & sugar but its the toasted malts that dominates.

Spicy upfront with roasted malts & coffee that match the smell with some sugar & earthy flavours too. I could detect some chocolate & grain with hints of sweetness rounding things off.

Slightly spicy with some sweetness towards the end. Medium bodied, smooth & creamy in places with some grain initially but this passes quickly & the beer is a fairly easy one to drink with only touches of alcohol coming through.

A fairly decent beer, not quite as sweet as some of the other foreign export stouts but there was some coming through in the taste, particularly towards the end and the alcohol content of the beer was relatively well hidden too.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of Flounder57
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16.9 oz bottle was poured into a large tulip.

Appearance: This beer poured a two finger mocha head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Toffee, caramel, chocolate, molasses, smoke, dark fruits, a little alcohol, and a little ash.

Taste: Same as above, but the flavors fizzle out faster than I would want them to.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light bodied, low to medium carbonation, and a little booze.

Overall: Pretty solid export stout. Becoming more and more a fan of the style.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Foreign Export Stout from Ridgeway Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.