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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

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | 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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northaustin

Texas

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

smell is alot of chocolate and alot of heat. really powerful and quite pleasant.

pours a nice thick dark black with a finger and a half of rich brown head which has very nice retention and leaves a consistent lacing. this beer looks pretty damn good.

taste has a fair amount of roasted malt to it and has a sort of bitter aftertaste.

pretty creamy mouthfeel at first which leaves a dryness in your mouth afterwards.

drinkability: fairly well masked abv. very bitter for a stout. was pretty affordable. certainly a must try for stout folks.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2009 01:28:30 | More by northaustin
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Wisconsin

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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 08:24:17 | More by flyingpig
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Massachusetts

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.

Serving type: bottle

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(Served in a nonic)

A- This beer pours a jet black body with a brown hue at the base. There is a tan bubble head that turns creamy and last a good bit. There are a few bubbles that trail up the glass.

S- The dark dry toffee aroma has graham notes and dark raisins, prunes and a touch of dark cherry tartness in the finish. There is also a hint of wet wood that comes through as the beer opens.

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Foreign Export Stout from Ridgeway Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.