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Seriously Bad Elf - Ridgeway Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
okay

176 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 16.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ADR on 11-11-2005)
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.Pours a light amber color with a thick white tiny bubbled heading,thin lacing throughout the tasting.

Smell is of rich fruity maltiness,very sweet syrupy aroma as well.

Taste is all sweet malts,thick and sticky exactley like a syrup of some sort.Basically a beer you must chew before swallowing.

Mouth is medium to full bodied with alot carbonation. Tiny little bubbles that dance on and around the tongue throughout,again very thick.

Drink is ok a little too boozy for the liking. This would be good on a cold winter night to warm you up,not on an 88 degree day in Florida on the beach (bad move).

I also bought the insanely bad elf. After this tasting I am getting a little nervous.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2009 18:25:36 | More by TheFightfan1
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Ridgeway Seriously Bad Elf has an extremely thin, white head, a very crystal-clear, old gold appearance, some bubble streams, and virtually no lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet toffee, sweet bread, whiskey, butter, and a slight nuttiness. Taste is of citrus peel, toffee, alcohol, grain husk, white bread, and a somewhat pine-oriented bitterness. Mouthfeel is mostly heavy and syrupy, and Ridgeway Seriously Bad Elf finishes mostly dry and sip-able. Overall, this is really nice, and the only detractor is the unusual citrus note, which doesn’t seem to fit. It’s good stuff, though.

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Seriously Bad Elf from Ridgeway Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.