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


on tap

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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   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.

tlind2's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tlind2 (1348) - Helsinki, - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle@Jano, Helsinki. Deep golden color, white head. Fairly sweet malty flavor with some nuttiness and boiled vegetables. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (496) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2015
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket. Colour is pale amber. Overall taste is malts, malts and malts with some bittering hops. Quite nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (1280) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
This ale has limited foam, an aroma of nuts and hops and a little citrus. The taste is rich and has a partial caramel note with sweet touches of fruit or perhaps honey. Hop bitterness is quickly on the field and is typically British. That is a somewhat flat / lazy ale with a pronounced hop bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
naivepegasus (355) - USA - AUG 2, 2015
Pours a dark orange with a slight off-white head. Super malty nose. A bit of a slight syrupy sweetness to it, with not much aftertaste. It’s not my favorite, I will say

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (1167) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 31, 2015
Aroma is roasty malts, caramel, citrus and slight cream. Taste is sweet malts, caramel and light clove. Appearance is a clear gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (178) - - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle - clear amber with reasonable size white head. Strong carbonation - decent hoppy aroma. Slight ting on tongue but mainly smooth. Fairly neutral faint bitter tasting, but ok overall.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KoNrRiI (821) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2015
0.5 bottle. Clear, copper color and a small, white head. Aroma of pale malts, grains, and skunky wet cereals. Taste is typical, delicate, grainy, and very pedestrian. Medium body, slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is short and buttery. Overall quite a standard bitter, nice sweet finish but otherwise nothing more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7311) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle at a bbq. Pours clear golden amber, nose is nutty, toffee, floral, taste is sweet, toffee, floral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerowl80 (29) - - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours light amber. Malty with hints of toffee and a slight bitterness. Ok, nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
DraftDodger (559) - - JUN 10, 2015
Copenhagen 10/6 2015. 50 cl can from Rema 1000. A lot of drunk and thirsty ferrets on the can. Pours clear golden yellow with small white head. Dissipates fast to thin layer. Aroma is sweet caramel and a little butter. Low carbonation. Taste is light sweet caramel with only slight bitterness. Typical English beer without much fizz or bitterness but nice caramel taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1433) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2015
Ambar castaña. Un dedo de espuma. Aroma fuertemente malteado. Cuerpo escaso y carbonatación media. Sabor igualmente malteado, bastante aromatico. Amargor final. Bebible.

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