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Youngs & Company Brewery
The Ram Brewery
(Closed)
High Street
Wandsworth SW18 4JD
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Notes

Opened: 1831

Closed: 2006

U.S. Importer: Belukus Marketing, Inc., Bryan, TX

Contributor: Mario Kornmesser

Youngs closed the Wandsworth brewery in October 2006 and sold a majority stake in the company to the Charles Wells brewery in Bedford.

Updated: September 21, 2011

Beer List

  • 4.00% abv.
    Awards:
    • Winner, 1999 Tesco Spring and Summer Challenge

  • 3.70% abv.
    Awards:


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    5.20% abv.
    • Date: February 28, 2007 (#6351)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-amber. High carbonation. Dense head.
      Aroma (2)
      Spicy lemony hops. Slightly metallic. Mild biscuity malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Very nicely malty, toasty and caramel. Very mild grassy hop flavor, low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good smoth tasty beer.
    • Date: February 27, 2001 (#3772)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Steve's Liquors, Madison WI
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Amber-brown, high carbonation, big head. Caramel aroma, sweet, rubbery? Light body, fruity-floral hop flavor. Phenolic finish - sweaty.

  • 5.20% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: May 6, 2001 (#3827)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Steve's Liquors, Madison WI
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, thick dense head. Rich chocolate malt flavor, very roasty. Medium body, silky smooth, big chocolate malt flavor. Mild hop flavor in finish.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    4.00% abv.

  • Dortmunder/European-Style Export
    5.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer


  • Ordinary Bitter
    3.20% abv.

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    Oatmeal Stout
    5.20% abv.
    • Date: February 27, 2007 (#6349)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black with garnet highlights. Moderate dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Lots of grassy hops. Sweet and roasty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, low carbonation. Sweet, malty, and roasty. Big grassy hop flavor with a mild bitterness. Lingering sweet roasty finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
    • Date: June 7, 2001 (#3852)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Belmont Station, Portland OR
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Black, huge dense head. Roasty, mildly sweet aroma. Medium-light body, smooth, sweetly roasty, big English hop flavor. Fairly high carbonation - fizzy on the tongue.
    • Date: June 17, 1996 (#1518)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Willow Glen Liquors, San Jose CA
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Almost black, big brown head. Vegetal aroma, slightly oxidized. Sweet, black, some molasses flavor. OK bitter finish. Smooth, but ordinary. Thanks to Paris Cunningham for bringing this beer to Hawai`i for me!

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    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    7.20% abv.
    Awards:
    • Gold Medal, 1996 British Bottle Institute Competition
    • Date: October 3, 2000 (#3556)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Belmont Station, Portland OR
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Deep red, thick head. Rich hoppy caramel malt aroma. Thick, malty, creamy, clean.

  • German-Style Pilsener
    4.00% abv.

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    English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    5.00% abv.

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    Special London Ale / SLA
    Old Ale
    6.40% abv.
    Awards:

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    St George's Ale
    Classic English-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • Triple A
    (Special) Best Bitter
    4.00% abv.
    Awards:

  • Waggledance
    Specialty Honey Beer
    5.00% abv.

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    Winter Warmer
    Old Ale
    5.20% abv.
    Awards: