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

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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
madquacker (1085) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2007
A solid and respectable ale notwithstanding the dumbed down marketing. Pours a copperish colour with big bubbles. Opened up as it warmed. Nice malts.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2007
Pours a caramel colored beer witha huge quickly dissipating head. Malt hops and sugar in the nose.Light body, some carbonation, very malty with hops but not that best tasting sort. Finish is astringent. Reasonable beer for a session.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CQC (224) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 26, 2008
pael looker - hate plane glass beet botles. Great looking lable. Opened easy. Pour like a bottle. Acted, smelled & tasted like a beer. Tasted ok, was typical ale. quick palet, good grip on the tongue

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (10000) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2008
500ml bottle. Dark amber body. Lasting, one-finger, white foam. Malty-hoppy to the nose. Malty foundation in flavour supplemented by nuts and dried fruits. Soft bitter end. Medium bodied (04.08.2008)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EHSRanders (1919) - 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 (2453) - 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 (2081) - 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 ...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
futre7 (198) - Taipei, TAIWAN - SEP 29, 2011
Pours orange with a thin head. Quite a bit of carbonation. Nose is orange and caramel. Taste is slightly bitter hops. Mild citrus and orange and a hint of caramel. Not bad though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 24, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2012 Re-rate 7/25/12: Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Clear copper. Smells and taste like old popcorn with a horrible aftertaste. Disgusting. Something’s really wrong with this one, score is not calculated. 2/3/1/2/2=1

Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks Oren. Clear copper color. Aroma of fruits, flowers and spicy notes. Flavor starts sweetish and malty and continues to a bitter finish with somewhat earthy and spicy hops. Medium-bodied. 5/3/6/3/11=2.8

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (15802) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2012
Botte. Golden beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy aroma. Malt5y flavor, grassy with some hops.


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