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


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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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.

gruberm's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gruberm (329) - - APR 19, 2013
Light amber color and a fine white head. Toasty almond flavor. I'm glad the weather is better ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (936) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
500ml bottle. strange I haven’t rated this yet. pours clear gold with thin soapy head. aroma is hoppy, malts and perhaps some wet straw/paper. taste is hops and a bitter, tangy malty finish. very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ERB92 (399) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
Caramel, grass, honey and some nuts. Amber with a off-white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter Medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Overall totally drinkable, but with some slightly unpleasant notes in the flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Giochaurand (79) - FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours clear golden with a high head. Aroma is hops, malts and citric fruits. Taste is full bodied of toffee and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mighty_meadow (246) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda (£1.25) poured into pint glass. Light golden coloured with thin white head. Lots of straw and malt. Bit of fruit. Very smooth and easy to drink. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arek (199) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle 0,5 l, Travelodge, Bournemouth, England, UK. Złote piwo o grubej, puszystej i sztywnej pianie oraz słodowym aromacie. W smaku pełne, z chmielową goryczką na finiszu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
panzerwolf (76) - FINLAND - SEP 15, 2014
A deep golden colour with a nice white top. Taste of malt and hops, with fruits and a little bit of earthy bitterness to counter it being too sweet. Really enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pdubyah (421) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bitter is and of it’s own style, it’s not a hoppy beer, and I think I came to associate one with the other. Back to the bitter though. This pours well, looks great. Has the unmistakable English bitter aroma, and the bitterness is of the style, which lacks real body and depth. As a cold drink though this is pleasant enough with a nice amount of sweetness, not sure I could carry a session on it though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
waiake (187) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 16, 2014
mine poured golden with a decent frothy head which stayed a while, taste is a fine malty hoppy citrus mix, leading to a quite dry semi-bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1891) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - AUG 14, 2014
500ml bottle: This one pours a clear, light amber color. There was almost no head on it and minimal lacing. the nose is OK. Malts, orange and spices. It has an interesting taste. Malts are well balanced with the hops, and just somewhat bitter. A slight orange flavor with some faint spices. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3087) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2014
500ml bottle (not bottle conditioned) at home - clear orange amber, lot of bubbles, creamy off-white head, fruity, toffee aroma, very poor lacing, caramel, some fruitiness, a bit metallic

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