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Style: Bitter
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (7129) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2009
Bottle. Amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, citrus and caramel.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dedollewaitor (14478) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2009
50cl bottle. Pours clear copper with a white head. Nose is grainy, metallic and vaguely hoppy. Watery mouthfeel and taste. Pretty weak taste overall. Some caramel and bread and very thin and flat. Not impressed.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - JAN 28, 2009
Will never understand why they poor beer in clear glass bottles, oh well. Amber look with a smal fast disappearing white head. Aroma is like an intense pale lager, meaning lots of grain and grass. Light body with a flavor mainly bitter and grainy with a sleightly sour touch (not good) Overall i didnt like it too much.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2009
(Bottled) Dark golden or light copper in colour. Poured very nicely with a decent sized creamy head. Good aroma, hoppy with some barley and good mouthfeel with a slightly creamy, oily finish. Unfortunately it is disappointing after such a great start. Rather lacking in taste in the mouth and slightly on the sweet side. Still, I imagine this would go down very well on a warm summer’s day (but not so well on a cold January night).

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
charlotte (4568) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2009
Dark golden colour with small white head.Aroma is hoppy and sweet with flavor of mild caramel flavor a bit thin and watery feels a bit boring.To weak i guess.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (11086) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2008
poured a clear amber/golden with a large offwhite head, that went away after a minute or so. freshly poured it looked great. bitter hoppy aroma, some sunburned beer too, faint ripe oranges. flavor is hoppy, sawdust, faint honey, a little citrus, some bitterness, drinkable but a bit dull too. gets better as it warms up , sunburned beer flavor also in there, but faint. bottle was totally clear, so i guess few months on a supermarket shelf could kill it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (6758) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2008
Bottle. Pale amber with next to no head. Aroma of caramel and a touch of grassy hops. Sweet flavour with some marmalade and an abrupt finish. Forgettable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (2064) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2008
Bottle. Amber with a small head. Aroma from wheat, nuts, syrup and bread. Nutty flavor with cream and toffee.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bullit (4120) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 21, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2009 Golden colour, almost no head. Aroma of caramel malts and some nuts. Flavour has caramel malts, maybe some whiskey malts. Not special. Rerate: bottle, Sainsbury’s. Aroma is a bit dusty. Flavour a bit malty. +.5

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Bottle, 4.4%. Clear dark golden colour. Weak caramelly flavour, hint of aroma hop.


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