Tag Archive for Brewed in England

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…

Winter Brew

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Beer #3291 is an ale brewed by Fuller’s in London, England. A decent ale, sweet with some bitterness, hoppy fruit, a little alcohol warmth even though it’s only 6.3%. My brother reckoned it tasted like a home brew but I…

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,…

Pete’s Dark Past

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Beer #3280 is a stout brewed by Northern Monk in Leeds, U.K.. A smooth roasty stout, creamy vanilla, chocolate, sweet lactose, caramel. The 7% ABV isn’t quite disguised. Very good though. The bottle size is 440ML with an alcohol content…

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…

Ten Dollar Shake

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Beer #3273 is an ipa brewed by Siren Craft Brew in Finchampstead, Berkshire, England. A rich fruity milkshake IPA, quite thick tasting and smooth, rather sweet, I’m getting orange and raspberry amongst other indiscernible fruits (they apparently used passion fruit,…

Wish Me Well

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Beer #3179 is an indian pale ale brewed by Left Handed Giant in Bristol, England. A rather mild IPA that hides the 7.2% ABV very well despite its shortcomings. I expected something more full on than this, as it’s only…