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

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RATINGS: 379   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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EHSRanders (1854) - Tjele, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle. Clear amber colour with medium creamy white mostly lasting head. Malty and hoppy aroma. Sweet bitter flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
armando629 (2446) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 30, 2010
0,5 l bottle as a gift.
Coppery/amber/reddish color with a small lacing off white head. Toasted caramel, nuts, yeast and some hop in the moderated aroma. Bready malt base with some toasted caramel, the nutty character again and a bitter grassy hop in the finish with notes of yeasts. Not a big deal.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - FEB 15, 2011
Fra dåse, dufter dejligt frisk af cAramel, smager frisk af cAramel ... Svag eftersmag men af cAramel...i alt en ok bitter ale ...

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2004
Bottled. Hmmm, has a bit of that Badger sharp floweriness about it but seemed to pull its punches. Cracking looker, though - shimmering copper. WOuld like to try on cask to see if the flavour opens out some more.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boystout (1000) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - AUG 16, 2004
Amber colour, medium head. Aroma is malty, sweet and skunky. Fruity and yeasty with good dose of hops. A typical Badger taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1550) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2005
Sweet malt aroma. Clear golden amber colour. Smoth malt flavour. Fizzy palate.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KnutAlbert (6377) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2006
Bottle. Light borwn, fruity, easy-drinking ale. Rather malty, the label says hoppy, too, but I cannot agree.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
scanovajr (663) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUN 7, 2007
Clear light amber color with a small head. Aroma is earthy and hoppy. Taste is sweet and caramel malt. Bitterness and hops in the end.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14441) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Bottle, 4.4%. Clear dark golden colour. Weak caramelly flavour, hint of aroma hop.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (6890) - 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.


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