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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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on tap
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RATINGS: 155   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!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tranquillity (1387) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Quite light, and the aroma is ok. The palate is light but itís quite hoppy, and this is a great beer considering the low alcohol percentage.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
mR_fr0g (1970) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
Clear bottle at work. Aroma is skunky, veg hops, chive and metal. Hint of caramel. Clear orange colour with a frothy off white head. Flavour is grassy stale hops. Nutty flabby malt character. not very good at all.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottled 15/03/14. An orange gold coloured beer with an off-white head. Citrus and toffee throughout with some sweet cardboard from the pasteurization. Passable but a bit artificially forced of flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrHangover (2139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear golden beer with a small, loose white head on top. Aroma of skunky hops, caramel and sugar. Flavor is medium bitter and malty. Thin mouthfeel, not very much complexity going on here. Short aftertaste. Decent bitter, but overall not very impressive. Good sessionable though.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
marcelotcunha (31) - BRAZIL - MAR 14, 2014
Cerveja inglesa tipo bitter ale. Promete aroma floral e paladar de grapefruit mas não percebi. Alc. 4,4%. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (13110) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2014
bottle at home ... golden amber ... massive white head..big metalic hop nose ...soft fruits /// big matalic fruit hop ... not me

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Leini (587) - SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2014
Sample at a tasting. Golden body with a medium white head. Some malt and hops, but this hare tastes mostly cabbage...

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bjammin (11) - - FEB 2, 2014
distinctive taste but could be a bit more lively on the tongue. A nice colour and keeps the head all the way down. Not offensive but was hoping for more from the triple hops

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2427) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco, Ayr - clear straw coloured, large foamy off-white head, floral citrusy aroma, malty sweetness in the flavour, biscuit, some citrus hoppiness, high carbonation

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
campbega (32) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2014
An OK beer but disappointed that the actual flavours didnít match the triple-hopped hype. Nice citrus nose and smooth finish but would be better with more bitterness.


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