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Badger Hopping Hare (Bottle)

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

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common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised. Seasonal - Spring.
"Bound to satisfy".
Triple hopped - Super Styrian hops added twice to the coppers then Styrian Goldings added. Hopping Hare is thrice hopped with three types of hop used during the brewing process. Aromatic Goldings and Cascade combine to provide an uplifting citrus-grapefruit and floral aroma, whilst First Gold carries the bitterness. The effect is a refreshing ale with a unique hoppy aroma and well-balanced bitterness that is bound to satisfy! It is a terrific match with roast lamb and spicy Thai dishes!


1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Psytron (1309) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Smell of malt, grain. Golden colour, white head. Aroma of rubber, grain, malt. Artificial and displeasant aroma. Bitter. Very flat carbon, watery texture. Quite bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1253) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle tesco. Golden thin head. Citrus floral hop aroma. Taste is citrus ok malts good hoppy bitter finish. Medium body. Decent stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mkel07 (3339) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2014
500ml bottle from Cellarbrations Sandy Bay 180414. A bit too thin and watery for me, flavour was okay if not a little bit bland.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mjp12 (335) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2014
Malty aroma, light orange colour, and very light flavour. A thirst quencher, but no more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (767) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours clear orange/amber colour with no head. Aroma is of citrus, hops and malts. Smooth hoppy taste with citrus and fruityness. Nice and light. Easy drinking

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 23, 2014
Cervesa molt clara però amb un to amarg molt ben equilibrat amb les maltes. Cerveza muy clara pero con un tono amargo muy bien equilibrado con las maltas.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Toomio (193) - Joensuu, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2014
Ei niinkään ihmeiden olut. Kaunis kyllä, mutta maku melkoisen hirveä. Pistävä ja tunkkainen. Maratonjumiin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2014
bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus fruits and hops flavor malts citrus fruits and hops

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (562) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 20, 2014
Aroma: Honey, biscuit, floral, citrus, Appearance: Clear dark gold body. Medium white head. Good retention. Flavour: Bready, toasty, medium-hop flavours, floral. Medium-high bitterness, lingering. Light sweetness. Palate:medium-light body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Refreshing, nice, flavourful. I WANT MORE! Could do with a bit less carbonation (or an aggressive pour). 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 8B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (985) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden amber with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Lemon, musky, floral, grassy, yeasty, peppery and biscuit. Taste: Low/medium bitterness, medium sourness, slight saltiness. Palate: Thin quite smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering dry, biscuit, peppery, fruity finish. Comments: Very good and glass lace. Rating is for bottled version 4.4% ABV comprising Goldings, Cascade and First Gold hops. No Styrian hops mentioned on the bottle.


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