Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Blandford Forum, England


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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle - pasteurised. Has been occasionally spotted in cask.

An award-winning 4.5% ABV premium ale, well balanced with distinctive bitterness and a delicate floral peach and melon aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LazyPyro (570) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear golden orange colour with a large white head. Aroma of peaches and malt. Definite sweet peach taste in the flavour too but not overwhelming, hops and malts too... I actually really like it. The peach carries through to the aftertaste as well. Really nice beer. Could even be a nice session beer especially in the summer, although perhaps a bit too sweet to have too many bottles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBilly (127) - London W3 6PF, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2004
500ml brown bottle bought in a four pack selection called Badgers Sett comprising Tanglefoot,Golden Champion, Blandford Fly and the above which I drank first.Srong peach/apricot aroma which remained after the glass was drained.Same peach in the flavour and some hops. Amber colour with good head and lacing. I enjoyed this refreshing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2004
Bottled, as part of 4-pack "Badger’s Sett". Very enjoyable beer, really peachy which is unusual but by no means cloying. Amber-tan body, thin diminishing head, reasonable lacing. Rough rasp on the palate of peach/melon with still a hint of bitterness in the aftertaste. Wouldn’t want more than one at a time but still refreshing.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DanielBrown (4381) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2004
Delicious peach and melon aroma. Tropical fruit and ice cream in the mouth, suddenly morphing into a very bitter melange - possible hopped. Not session material - I feel like I’ve been through the mill with this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2007 Clear amber pour. Shockingly peachy snout if you’ve not read the blurb. Head and lace persist a good hour after the pour. Should they get the chance. An aromatic peachiness pairing up perfectly naturally with the house yeast’s natural fruitiness. Crisp hop finish with lingeringly bready afters. English fruit beer to take on the Belgians?? Tasty and well-balanced stuff indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thunder_head1 (79) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2011
Pours a dark golden colour and has a peach and melon aroma. In the taste its has notes of peach and melon a nice summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6351) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2012
March 2009: 500ml Brown bottle, drank very close to its best by date. Poured into a vase shaped ’Old Speckled Hen’ pint glass. Good looking beer, fine amber colour with an off-white foaming head. The body was bright and clear. Incredible peach aroma, they claim to add extract of peach blossom to the brew, well you can certainly smell it. The beer is far from sweet, but that peach blossom does come through in the flavours too. A good ’bite’ to the beer, tangy and hoppy too. I am not a big fruit beer or sweet beer sort of guy, but this beer realy impressed me. Had I read the label more carefully I doubt I’d have bought it, but glad I did. The 4.5% alcohol holds up well and although I have reviewed plenty of beers from this brewery, this is one of the best in my opinion.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artyom (980) - Osijek, CROATIA - FEB 25, 2013
This beer is very interesting, it has peachy aroma, almost as ice tea. Taste is good, peachy and sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leopolito (61) - São Caetano do Sul, BRAZIL - DEC 11, 2013
Sensacional aroma de pêssego. Visualmente normal, sem espuma. Paladar excepcional, com bouquet de pêssego e retrogosto floral bem lupulado. Cerveja bem rica.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafaoSSBR (4) - São Caetano do Sul, BRAZIL - JUL 7, 2015 does not count
Dourado forte que lembra mel, levemente turva. Boa formação de espuma e boa persistência. O aroma de pêssego predomina, mas ainda é possível sentir um leve aroma herbal e cítrico. Boa carbonatação, corpo leve para mais, com sabor de malte, levemente adocicado. O sabor do pêssego mais suave fundo herbal e um leve amargor no ceu e no fundo da boca. Aftertaste doce, floral, o pêssego bem suave com um fundo amargo terroso leve que persistem. Leve, refrescante, com bom drinkability.

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