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Greene King Boss Hogg (Cask)

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Greene King Boss Hogg (Cask)
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Formerly brewed at Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask: Special - Wetherspoon Festival November 2009
This golden ale has been brewed especially for this JDW beer festival. It is rich in flavour, with a malty character, packed full of fruit flavours, followed by a refreshing zest and an underlying spiciness. Hops used: Cascade, Challenger, First Gold, Fuggles


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
12th November 2009
Spoons Fest. Clear gold - amber beer. Low carbonation. Fairly neutral palate. Even malt and light hops. Well balanced but lacking any complexity or zing. Some condition would be good!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
harrisoni (13288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2009
Cask handpull at County Hotel, JDW, Ashford. Had some diacetyl, and overall just not a very good bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Benjamin Huntsman JDW, Sheffield 14/11/2009 Some hop and malt aromas. Golden coloured hoppy floral and fruity with a crisp and slightly dry full malt finish.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
Handpulled cask at JDW Watford. Amber with a thin white head. Stars and stripes logo on pumpclip and mention of cascade in the festival programe suggested that this could be something different from GK. WRONG!!!!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
peter48er (180) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask @ JDW Southport. A clean, crisp beer in the ’Golden’ style. I liked the aftertaste, which I’m not sure how to describe. I got hops and some pleasant yeastiness in the mouth. I wasn’t impressed with this beer at the start but it grew on me. Had it not been compeing with some excellent competition @ JDW’s beer festival I may have rated it more highly.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2009
Cask in the new crown, southgate. Alround rating: Green king apply yeast, citrusy, bit of caramel, fairly balanced, lemon seems to be showing. Not bad.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2009
A Mes rate. Cask at Baker St ’Sporks.
Clean dark gold with a decent off white head. All downhill from here sadly. bready, fruity, not much happening. Christ on a bike I really can’t be bothered. Had worse but it’s just a masterpiece of mediocrity. Crap.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8621) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2009
Cask conditioned handpump Eastgate Northampton A copper coloured beer with a thick white head and lacing. The aroma has a hint of banana together with some yeast. Non-descript yeasty taste with dishwater notes and a little late bitterness. Thin

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2009
Cask at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford, in ’Spoon’s BF ’09. Copper gold with a small white head. Spicy hairoil malt with pepper. Nettly taste, a bit bland. Some bready aftertaste. Slight bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
renffisch (760) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2009
cask at spoons wimbledon. Dark amber colour, thin off white head, no lace. This is somewhat odd. Tastes like bitter burnt sugar with sweetners and ash. Unbalanced and watery. Greene king have proven themselves again...


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