Tag Archive for Brewed by Ridgeway

Lump of Coal

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Beer #3296 is a stout brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. I got two of these just before Christmas, along with their Elf beers (I think I’m missing some in the Elf range though). I’m glad I got two of…

Santa’s Butt

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Beer #3293 is a porter brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. Coming across more like a black IPA than a porter, this is a very drinkable ale, chocolatey with a mild roasty bitterness, toffee, hint of coffee, hoppy fruits, a…

Criminally Bad Elf

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Beer #3292 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. A dangerously drinkable barley wine style ale, sweet toffee, low bitterness, fruity. The 10.5% just isn’t an issue (until after you’ve drank the whole damn thing). The…

Seriously Bad Elf

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Beer #3288 is a strong ale brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. An English double ale, as it says in the label. A solid double, quite bitter with sweet toffee malt, some fruity hops. The 9% ABV is extremely well…

Very Bad Elf

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Beer #3283 is a bitter brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. An improvement on the other two I’ve had, not that they were bad, they were good. This is better, coming across like an English bitter though it doesn’t hide…

Bad Elf

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Beer #3281 is a spiced ale brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. Despite a fairly watery mouthfeel at first, much like the Black Elf, the flavours linger and build just like that one. There’s a smooth bitterness running through it,…

Black Elf

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Beer #3278 is a black pale ale brewed by Ridgeway in Oxfordshire, England. This one is rather odd but it grew on me the further down the glass i went. It’s a tad watery but the flavours build … Burnt…