Bad Elf | Ridgeway Brewing

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434 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing
England, United Kingdom
ridgewaybrewery.co.uk

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Loki on 11-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
434
Reviews:
248
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
14.53%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
24
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 434 |  Reviews: 248
Photo of fishguyac
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A nice little Christmas gift from a friend, this English ale pours a bright amber golden with nice thick white bubbles that dissipates quickly to leave a thin layer of foam and good lacing. Nose of citrus hops, light spice cake, pepper, bread, and sweet caramel malts. Flavors of sweet malts are offset by bittering and citrus hops. Light peppery aftertaste mingling with bittering hops. For being a "winter warmer" it is closer to many American IPA's out there. Decently balanced, and crisp good carbonation makes this a good gift for most good ale drinkers, especially those who like their IPA's with a bit of a bite.
Happy Holidays----Cheers!

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Photo of Derrill
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of MtOrion
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of smaddock
3.84/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of tdm168
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of matias-
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Yesdog
3.32/5  rDev -7.3%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Rick778
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Ed2
3.4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Therealfootball
4.1/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.4/5  rDev -5%

Pours a thin straw yellow with a little head that leaves a trail on the glass. The smell has citrus and bread scents running through. The taste was a bit underwhelming but the warmth from the alcohol was nice with the citrus from the hops. Not a bad beer to have during the winter months.

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Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Beerbuddy21
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of claspada
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of dshansen1184
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of bombventure
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of JoelClark
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Howlader
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of CUbeerfan
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Bad Elf from Ridgeway Brewing
3.58 out of 5 based on 434 ratings.
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