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


on tap

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RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AaronTDubs (238) - - 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 (755) - 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 (229) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 8, 2016
Pours amber golden brown with small white frothy head. Toasted hops and malt flavour, sweet with some nuttiness. Enjoyable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerNinjaUK (163) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2016
UPDATED: APR 23, 2016 500ml bottle from Co-op. Pours mid amber with some frothy head. Leaves some lacing in glass. Sickly sweet first impression with biscuity malts and some fruitiness. Lacking in hoppiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (1291) - CANADA - APR 18, 2016
Appearance: clear pale amber with one finger of creamy ivory head, excellent retention and patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: caramel/toffee, fruity esters, bready yeast, grassy. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (6/10) Palate: medium body, soft carbonation, mild malty finish. (3/5) I really wasn’t expecting much from this, but it’s not bad at all. Definitely malty as promised, but also reasonably moreish. Not much of a hop profile to speak of, except for a little grassiness and a mild bitter finish, but it’s working for me. (12/20)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ktwse (3625) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Pours cloudy orange amber with a finger of white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and light citrus. Taste is mellow malty sweet with just a hint of citrus bitterness. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (703) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Appearance is clear and golden, a small off-white fizzy head. Aroma- honey, sweet malts, toffee. Taste- honey, sweet malts, some carbonation, raisin, very malty. Tasty and sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPC1524 (86) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle. Amber coloured beer with small head which diminishes quickly. A lovely balance of sweet and bitterness. Great biscuity notes make this beer very drinkable. Refreshing and crisp.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LomYst (758) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2016
Vieze mouten gaan gepaard met een raar afwaswaterig zuurtje... ok bitter, maar verder vrij waardeloos

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
midovark (251) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - JAN 30, 2016
0.5 l bottle from England. Orange(ish)-brown colored. Malt and fruits in aroma and quite a sweet, malty taste.

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