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Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Bitter
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle&Cans: Pasteurised.
Named in honour of the inquisitive and extremely “fursty” ferrets of the Gribble Inn, a celebrated golden brown ale, full of character.
At the heart of many a countryside village can be found an inn. A place where locals go to relax after a long day. At one such inn, rumour has it that inquisitive ferrets would sneak to the back door to cheekily sample the local brew. A sweet nutty palate, hoppy aroma and a hint of Seville oranges, give this tawny amber ale its distinctive personality. Recommended with smooth and creamy West Country Cheddar or indulgent pork pies and mustard.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dragonblaze99 (353) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2009
Malty and hoppy aroma. Deep amber, little head. Slightly sweet flavour with malty notes and decent hoppy bitterness. Light bodied, slightly overcarbonated. Finishes with dry malty overtones. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gowdy (885) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle at parent’s house. hay, grass, golden, clear, aminimal head, light sweetness, light body, oily feel,

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14844) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2009
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, hops, malt and flowery notes.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (4067) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Bottle at home. Golden with a off-white head, some lacings. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, roasted/nutty), light hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet, light bitter, dry. Light body. Fine.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 17, 2009
Earthy malt aroma, hint of toffee. Golden colour with thin white head. Goldings hop flavour, slightly spicey. Soft thin body and dry finish.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
BigBeerHead (42) - Reading, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2009
500ml Bottle. Hummm Interesting ferrets yeah i really like the ferrets but this beer actually seems to taste like smelly ferrets it really tastes werd and not nice why else is it ferret related after all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2009
Biggish offwhite shiny head. Coppery body with light carbonation. Caramelly vanilla aroma with wooden resiny notes. Dryish vanilla and caramel taste with metallic watery wooden notes. Thinnish body. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Dry vanilla and roasty wood aftertaste, sort of salty. Quite nice, but not very exciting. (0.5l bottle, Tesco, London.)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (6992) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2009
Bottle. Clear deep golden body with a medium white head. Fruit, caramel, sweet malt and a hint of hops in aroma. Sweet malty flavour with some fruit and honey. Ends up bitter and malty. Medium bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MoritzF (8726) - GERMANY - JUL 11, 2009
(bottle) Clear, copper colour with a medium sized off-white foamy head. Slightly sweet and sourish (cara-)malty, almost a bit ascorbic nose with slightly gassy, skunky notes and spicy hops. Light-bitter flavour, light bodied, crispy mf. Soft malty taste with subtle citrus-fruity notes and a mild hoppy blend, leading into a dry and moderately bitter finish. Not particularly exciting (11.VII.09).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2009
From the Bottle at Chris O’s, GBBF Week 09/08/2008 Floral and hop aromas. Golden coloured hoppy and a little sweet on the palate with a little dryness in a crisp full malt finish.


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