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Warm Welcome - Ridgeway Brewing

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78
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149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: whynot44 on 11-15-2005)
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

01-07-2013 05:52:23 | More by dmorgan310
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marcdalke

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -11.2%

01-06-2013 22:25:40 | More by marcdalke
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StretchZep

Ohio

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-30-2012 23:01:47 | More by StretchZep
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

12-26-2012 03:05:05 | More by MaddDogg84
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HundredWeight

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

12-23-2012 23:18:33 | More by HundredWeight
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

12-17-2012 03:25:49 | More by t0rin0
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TCMike

Minnesota

3.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Produced a 1 finger cream color head. Nice lacing. Beer color is a translucent honey color. Lighter than most brown ales.
The smell is of lager yeast, bread, and a hint of nuts.
The taste is bolder than the appearance, and smell. It's similar to smell, but with more nuttiness, and a slight hop bite. Medium mouth-feel.
Mediocre beer... not bad, and easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 00:31:53 | More by TCMike
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TimmyL

New Jersey

2.4/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

On draft into a pint
A- light in color for its style. Small head but good retention. Minimal lacing
S- little to note here, Disappoonting
T- straw, hay, mild malts but not what I'd expect from the style. Mild and average.
M- good carbonation, decent mouthfeel, pretty full
O- weak and lacking the normal characteristics of the style. Tastes more like an American adjunct lager. Pass

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2012 01:37:35 | More by TimmyL
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andthevolcano

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-06-2012 00:59:56 | More by andthevolcano
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.2/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from tasting notes.

Pours out a somewhat dark amber with a bit of light hazing and a relatively stable singe finger of cream colored foam for a lid, light amounts of lacing are present on the inside of the glass. Once again, the body seems slightly too thin and the carbonation seems to be on the lighter side of medium strength.

Smells of light caramel and hazelnuts, medium levels of earthy / herbal hopping and just a bit of nondescript fruity ester. The flavor presents more of a medium-high pecan sort of nuttiness that is raw... not toasted in character, so it seems sort of legume-like at times. Finishes up with plenty of herbal and steeped-tea bittering providing a stamp of dry punctuation at the end of each sip that seems somewhat jarring at the end of the caramel and legume-like nuttiness of the malt profile. It's...a bit janky and odd overall, as if the parts of the beer weren't quite glued together properly. Still, by no means does it ever taste or smell terrible. I just... prefer some more toasted and bready character on my browns.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 23:57:20 | More by WastingFreetime
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kobeer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

07-23-2012 21:14:22 | More by kobeer
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -26%

02-21-2012 15:33:28 | More by Kahlerbock
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Gambrinus1184

Connecticut

3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16.9 oz. bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery stemmed glass.

A: Pours a rather hazy, orange-amber color beneath a two-finger head of creamy, off-white foam. Strong carbonation is evident amidst the cloudy proteins.

S: Sweet and cookie-like aroma with hints of almond and candied ginger. A little citrus hop rolling around in the nose as well.

T: Sweet, fruity malts connect up front throwing some nutty, caramel-like flavors into the mix. A floral, herbacious hop resin strikes quickly and exits with a slightly smoky, residual boozy sweetness. The finish is a little cloying, showing alcohol warmth and brash, malty tannins.

M: Medium-full bodied, a little heavy and cloying in the finish, with some alcohol weight to it also.

O: I'll be damned if it's an English nut brown or any brown ale for that matter. More like a nutty, malty English pale or winter warmer at 6% ABV. Look, feel and flavor don't match the style IMO, but it's not a terrible beer. Just not what I was expecting, sort of in a bad way.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 00:03:27 | More by Gambrinus1184
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beergoot

Colorado

3.08/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a very clear, orange-copper color with a thick, off-white head. Great lacing on the glass, rings marking every sip I take.

The aroma is a soft, doughy malt. There's a cookie-like sweetness in there.

The taste comes across slightly bright and sweet with some bitterness. Alcohol warmth is there, too.

An okay beer, but nothing distinguishes it from the nut brown ale crowd.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 22:35:33 | More by beergoot
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richbrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +18.3%

01-18-2012 00:49:49 | More by richbrew
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Ryan1423

Alaska

4/5  rDev +18.3%

01-16-2012 18:33:57 | More by Ryan1423
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Adrianized

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

01-09-2012 11:09:45 | More by Adrianized
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Slight chilled haze, looks like brewed tea. An off-white head settles into a milky cap. Tight lacing around the top.

S - Grain husk, honey, mellow roast, crushed walnuts, caramel malt, doughy yeast.

T - Honey coated roasted grain start things off. A sweet creamy caramel malt comes in with soft brown bread with The middle is fruity with some starfruit, honeydew melon, and apple skins. Pecan shells and herbal hops add some dryness on the finish.

M - Light bodied, smooth and chewy feel, low carbonation, tea tannins coat the tongue, finishes dry.

Nice creamy English flavors that drink very easy. This was better than expected.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2012 00:45:38 | More by StaveHooks
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tvv375ia

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

poured from 500ml bottle into pint glass

A-bronze colored with about a finger of head that faded to a partial cap with a little lacing

S-a little carmel and some earthy hints like wet leaves

T-some milk chocolate along with carmel with a mild hop on the finish

M-light bodied and carbonation

O-this is and ok beer and really no better than average it falls just a little short

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 22:44:36 | More by tvv375ia
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -26%

01-04-2012 01:42:57 | More by IdrinkGas
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rob133

California

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-24-2011 00:04:43 | More by rob133
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Teresa's, Wayne, PA

Poured into a pint glass, a slightly hazy amber color, with a creamy off-white head that dissipated quickly but left some streaky lacing behind. Not too aromatic, but still, I picked up hints of caramel, nuts, and apple skins. Basically the same on the tongue: caramel malts, nutty, with distant notes of apple and light spice. Not bad, but not great. Light-medium mouthfeel, and moderately drinkable, but one serving was plenty.

Serving type: on-tap

12-15-2011 00:37:56 | More by Rifugium
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a half-pint glass due to that being the only glass to hand.

Poured a golden syrup-y brown colour with a pretty good head coupled with decent lacing as you drink down.

Taste is mostly like caramel but less sweet, quite pleasant if not a bit harsh on the tongue when you start drinking.

Overall a decent brown ale, not sure whats so festive about it but i like the joke 'nut browned' though.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 01:32:20 | More by CwrwAmByth
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canadianghetto

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-30-2011 14:28:54 | More by canadianghetto
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-19-2011 04:41:05 | More by jmdrpi
Warm Welcome from Ridgeway Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.