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


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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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.

Firefly54's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Firefly54 (241) - - 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 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
uckelman (344) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Pours clear, amber. White head with small bubbles. Aroma is musty hay. Slightly sweet on the front, then a wave of something chemical and offputting, reminiscent of drinking from a pool. (Yes, this was a clean glass.) I think what I’m getting as chemical ick is the "Seville oranges" in the description. Medium body. Not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sarauckelman (232) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Amber with small cream head with varied sized bubbles. Not much aroma, a bit of hops, a hint of orange. Hoppy without being too bitter, nice grainy taste. I can see why they recommend it with cheddar. Thin mouthfeel. Nothing fancy, but solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alexi91 (53) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Pint Glass. Supplier: Morrisons (Bristol). Sweet hit with woody body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (297) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Copper colour with lovely head. Room temperature gives it a nice rounded feel. Nice for a run of the mill cheap asda regular

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (250) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep amber colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, bready malt. Taste of bready malt, orange, sweet with a little spiciness. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. Sweet maltiness orange in the finish. An average malty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (5176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of caramel biscuit, metal. Taste is sweet, more biscuit. Sweet finish. No real hop presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mt_hall (142) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Bottled. Clear copper colour with a small off-white head. A balance of grain/malt and english hops on the nose. Malty flavours with good body and a balance of sweetness with a bitter finish. A slightly biscuity, lager-like flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (448) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JAN 19, 2015
the aroma is smooth, malty with hints of hop and citrus... the taste is malty, rather mild, with notes of dry fruits and some spices... light hopping... dry, sweet and bitter aftertaste...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2589) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2015
3/20/2011. From bottle. Light amber with a thin white head. Caramel, malt and bready aromas with similar flavors. Some sweetness throughout. Not bad, but doesn’t stand out either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (4745) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2015
*Old rating from 2010. Slightly sweetish and nice Bitter. Typical Ale-aroma, smooth with hints of caramel. Easy to drink, not too watery, nice!

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