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Brewed by Hogs Back
Style: Bitter
Farnham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Generally bottle conditioned. Has been available occasionally in cask.
A tawny coloured well hopped full bodied ale with hints of roasted malt.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt chocolate malt. Fuggles and Goldings hops.


gam's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3065) - brisbane, - DEC 12, 2010
Rich misty dark amber pour good head medium carbonation aroma fruit hop toffee flavour hop bitter toffee nutty citrus taste finish malt dark tastes smooth bitter okay aftertaste


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5524) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5331) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2013
From Hophead.DK Bottled, 200613. Amber with small head. Aroma of malt. Flavour with some fruit and spices.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2013
Pours dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, grass, flower and pine. Flavour is caramel, nuts and flower. A little edgy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (9848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle at the ChrisO Holiday Tasting, London - thanks to Chris, probs. Pours clear, red-brown with a fine, white foam head. Brown bread aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor, some leaves, more brown bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet finish, still more brown bread, mellow leafy bitterness. Mediocre.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7000) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2013
Bottle at ChrisO tasting 30/12/12. Almost clear dark amber brown with a thin off white head that mostly makes a break for the edge. Nose is malts, dark toffee, fruit and a little spice. Taste comprises much the same, dark fruit notes, a little spice, caramel/toffee. Medium bodied with soft carbonation lending towards a bitter finish. Drinkable, middle of the road, file under ............... W !

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s tasting in London, 121230. Clear deep golden/amber beer with a small beige head. Malty nutty aroma, caramel, toffee, raisins, chocolate, roasted notes, a bit vinous. Malty hazelnut flavor, caramel, a bit harsh, hoppy, metallic, raisins, some spice notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (9909) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malt, hop, grass. Flavour is caramel, malt, hop, grain, grass- Medium body. OK beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 30, 2012
Pours a clear and brown beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel, tobacco and dried fruit. The flavor follows the nose with additional bitterness. The palate is bitterness with sweetness. Overall an average beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (10779) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012
Hazy copper with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of toffee and dried fruit. Dryish malty flavour with toffee and prune

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012
Bottle @ Odense Tasting, November 2012. Pours dark amber with a small creamy head. Lots of caramel and mild roast. Some citrus and grass. Smooth and dry.


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