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


on tap

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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Bottle: Filtered
Sold in cans in some territories.
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.

Firefly54's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Firefly54 (244) - - MAR 31, 2013
Drank this loads when the only open shop with beer is bargain booze. Aroma of toffee, slight caramel, creamy, werthers originals? No hop flavour to speak off. Taste follows nose. Slightly metallic. Caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
lokis333 (409) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - SEP 27, 2016
Clear copper color with medium froathy off white foam. Aromas of caramel malts and pale malts, bread and banana peal with hints of burned toast. Palate, medium body with rather thick texture laving grassy hop finish. Taste is sweet developing to noble hop bitterness. Sweet at beginig with caramel malt characteristics and bread followed by biterness of grassy and herbal hops. Overall, very average bitter. Not bad but not amazing but not my type of beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hoponmate (154) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 11, 2016
Caramel sweet malty biscuit. Enjoyable easy drinking. Malty tasty with not much else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
labeerinthum (569) - Milano, ITALY - JUL 12, 2016
Lattina. Il gusto al naso si indirizza sull’orzo. L’intensità olfattiva è normale e la persistenza olfattiva è sufficiente. Il cappello di schiuma resiste poco e le bollicine sono di media grandezza. L’aspetto del liquido è velato, con bollicine medio-fini. Il colore è ambrato. Il corpo è snello. L’amaro è medio. L’intensità gustativa è normale e la persistenza gustativa è sufficiente. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di amaro. Il finale è astringente e brusco. Sul palato arrivano percezioni di stantio, miele, frutta secca, arrostito, alcol presente, cortile e cartone.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mister_Li (965) - GERMANY - JUL 7, 2016
Klares Bernstein mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, Karamell, süßlich, Kekse, Zitronenschale, leicht bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
I_LUV_BEER (196) - - JUN 12, 2016
Served in a snifter from a 500ml bottle. Pours clear golden amber with a thick off-white slowly decreasing head. Aroma is caramel malt, bread, grassy hops and gentle floral notes. Taste is caramel malts, very well balanced bitter-sweet with a soft slightly bitter finish. Smooth medium body with medium carbonation. Extremely enjoyable, easy do drink and definitely "moreish". Nice brew!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Seffle (455) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle from Morrisons Fort William. Orange amber body with weak head. Nutty malty nose. Slightly acidic palate. A bit stale taste. No favourite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (2377) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, drunk at home. Tawny golden brown; the massive carbonation settles fairly quickly leaving the tinest ring of white head. Emjpyable Arona with some biscuit and cirrus feel. Really unbalanced taste unfortunately. Sweet stale malt sits on top of acrid bittering hop. Stale bready aftertaste. I’ve had worse.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AaronTDubs (350) - - MAY 19, 2016
Golden color, high carbonation. Pronounced skunky aroma. I just can’t figure out why so many breweries in Britain feel the need to ruin their beers with clear bottles. Some biscuit aroma. Just a bit of hops. Nutty flavor. A bit sweet, a bit bitter. Not much hop flavor. Really unremarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MayumiH (984) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear reddish brown colour. Light hoppy bitter. Slightly biscuity. Some perfume notes. A bit dull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padchenko (281) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 8, 2016
Pours amber golden brown with small white frothy head. Toasted hops and malt flavour, sweet with some nuttiness. Enjoyable

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