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


on tap

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
"Bound to satisfy".
Current description: 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!
Previous description: Triple hopped - Super Styrian hops added twice to the coppers then Styrian Goldings added.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (4991) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2012
Draught at St Michael, Oulu. Colour is copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours are fruits, grass, bitterness and malts. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (5819) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle from Asda, light amber pour, cream white head, floral aroma, hoppy, bitter, fruity floral, not bad but equally not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tampierre (1173) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2012
Bottled 0.5l ; UK ; Aroma is of floral hops with bit of fruit ; Golden color with poor head ; Hoppy taste ; Refreshing spring Bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerheart65 (1291) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2012
Light amber with one finger head. Hoppy aroma has citrus mixed with exotic fruits, bit caramel malting. Nicely round bit oily feel, medium body, quite soft carbonation but not flat, bitterness balances sweetness, finish is bitter and fruity, taste has more evident malting that is nuanced also nicely: nuts, bread, caramel. Bit butter here also and slight spicyness. Nice and balanced, good flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (16048) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are bitter hops, malt, and notes of fruits. Semi bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (9669) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 9, 2012
500 ml bottle. 4.4%. L1347H. BB Dec 12. (K-Citymarket) Espoo, Finland.
Clear golden colour with small white head. Floral and fruity hops, some bitterness and biscuity maltiness in aroma. Nice! Flavour is floral hoppy with moderate bitterness, sweetish malt and biscuits. Tasty. I like this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1776) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle. Gold body. Thin white head. Hoppy, fruity, caramel, unpleasant grassy notes. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjs (6022) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2012
(Draught at Hilpeä Hauki, 20121103) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweetness, fruitiness, grass and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, sweetness, grass, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was fruity and bitter. A good example of an English bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (6743) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle from Tesco or was it Asda :-) Poured a light golden brown with a frothy white head. A spicy, slighly floral citrus aroma with a medium bitterness that hits the palate right away, but fades quite quickly. An extremely refreshing golden summer ale which will appeal to almost anyone that drinks it and would probably match quite nicely with several food dishes too. I know it goes well with chocolate, but coming from a chocolate addict I will say that about everything!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6288) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Nose is citrus and earthy. Aroma has some hops, citrus and a bit honey. Taste is first full of flavours then hits you with a sharp bitterness in the end. Quality bitter but too bitter in the end for me. Still a very good one.

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