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Brewed by Hoggleys
Style: Bitter
Northampton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A complex beer with deep malty tones impeccably balanced with a moreish fresh hoppy finish. The perfect traditional English pint.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beesbeer (452) - - JAN 31, 2013
Nice copper colour. Smokey flavours and then richer hops and malts. A well rounded fine tasting honest bitter.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle from Adderscum Co-op. Clear bronze piled Belgianesquely with tufts of vanilla. Attractively mad yeasty aroma with clove, redcurrant and sausage suggestions. Slightly biting hop; smoked and berry undertones, spicy yeast, clove and apple peel. A bit overtaken by the yeast but enjoyably so.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
3rd December 2009
Pigs Ear. Clear amber beer. A light malt and mild hop nose. Light malt base - pleasantly toffee caramel. Pierced through with dry marmalade and grapefruit hop. Not bad, a bit dry.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10420) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2011
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. aroma is fruit, malt, hop, hay, brett. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, barnyard - leather (brett). Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, brett, dry. IMO off but for me some nicebrett and dryness ;O) Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110319]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle@Ulfborg tasting.Pours deep golden with a white head.Aroma is slightly brettish with some malty and fruity notes.Flavor is sour and sweet with some wild notes and hay.Thin watery body,average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. A clear, pale amber beer with a finger-thick off-white head. The aroma is quite interesting but suits a Belgian beer better, with itís brett and tropical fruits. Some maltyness too, and a peppery hint. Itís dry on the palate, medium bodied and quite nicely carbonated. The flavor has pale malts as a backdrop for brett and citrus, as well as bitterness. Lasting bitter and bretted finish. I bet itís not intended like this, but itís quite nice anyway. Quenching and tasteful. 110319

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle @ Denmark/Norway Tasting @ Ulfborg 2011. Courtesy of Fonefan. Pours clear amber with a small creamy head. Nose is fruit, brett and barnyard. Dry and bitter flavor with both hops and brett. A bit of fruit. Medium bodied. Ends dry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2010
Cask, gravity, at Bedford Beer Festival í10. Orange amber. Rather delicious dusty, ashy malt aroma and taste like old sacks in a barn. The barn being somewhere in the depths of the English Midlands, quite a long way from the nearest road.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2010
Bottle at home ... copper ... thin tan head ... musty toffee fruit ... bitter light metalic malt fruit ... very so so.


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