Reindeer's Revolt | Ridgeway Brewing

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Reindeer's RevoltReindeer's Revolt

Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by jdhilt on 11-15-2007

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Ratings: 143 |  Reviews: 82
Photo of Eman17
3.37/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dandub33
3.17/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brevbin
2/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of BeerLoverCRM
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Hellpop65
2/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Pours a bright orange color with little head that fizzes away pretty clean. The smell was slightly sour with a cherry scent to it. The taste was interesting with alcohol burn in the beginning and mellowing out into sour cherries and orange peel. Could have used a bit more balanced but made for a nice dessert beer.

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Photo of wrightst
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of claspada
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of JoelClark
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Cris4545
2/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of Jersh67
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Texasfan549
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of afsdan
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of utfiero
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color- cloudy cider. Full thick head.

Aroma- mix of spices, very mild hops, and rich wet bread dough.

Taste- a very well balanced winter warmer. Starts malty with whole grain bread notes, then sweetens in the mid-body, then finishes with a balance of mild spices (perhaps clove and grains of paradise) and gentle hops.

Poured from 550 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 2/2/2014.

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Drknight
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Chico1985
2.63/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Sigh. Still reviewing Christmas beers 2+ weeks after the fact. Shame on me.

Copper-colored pour with thick+bubbly white head. Retains easily at a half-finger while leaving nice lacing.

Scent is extremely plain. The faintest of faint hints of honey and bread. Impressively vapid.

Taste, luckily, is an improvement, but really not interesting. Herbal+light veggie tones, sweet malts, bread, apple butter, and some nutty malts. Pretty bland.

Decent mouthfeel that seems a bit on the thin side. Low-medium carbonation.

Really not much going on with this one. Some decent malt flavors but overall very tame and uninteresting.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of msanborn
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of RedneckBeerz
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of jucifer1818
2/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of Peg2009
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of mattyrubes
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Reindeer's Revolt from Ridgeway Brewing
3.4 out of 5 based on 143 ratings.
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