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Hogs Back Gardeners Tipple (Bottle)

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


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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Bottle: Brewery conditioned (filtered)
A refreshing "thirst quenching bitter", with an exceptional taste, light amber in colour with a rounded malty/hoppy pallet. Brewed to be enjoyed by gardeners or gentry alike. First brewed as an exclusive celebration beer for the Royal Horticultural Society garden at Wisley for their 100 year Centenary, Gardener’s Tipple proved to be a great success. We brew a rounded malty base from finest English malted barley in the mash tun and combine it with fresh local Fuggles and Goldings whole hop flowers in the copper to achieve a long lasting finish. Light amber in colour, it is a refreshing and thirst quenching bitter, perfect for relaxing after a hard day in the garden.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (5975) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours clear dark golden/amber with a small creamy white head. Weak caramel aroma with herbal hops. Taste is well balanced with a dry lingering herbal hoppy finish. Thin watery mouthfeel, high carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Hogs Back Gardeners Tipple ].
Clear medium yellow - amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, caramel, toffee, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, sweet malt, toffee, UK yeast notes, grass notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150117]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (582) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : clear light brown. Aroma : caramel, honey, floral, a hint of oranges. Palate : light to medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen1 (3123) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2015
Flaske delt med Willy på brygga: klar kobber/mahognyfarbe med filmskum. Gress og litt blomsteraktig aroma med et hint av honningsødme. Smaken likeledes, mild og kledelig gressaktig bitter. Etter hvert som temperaturen i glasset stiger sniker det seg inn en ettersmak av kardemomme og kokt broccoli. Neppe noe problem å helle innpå en veltrukket pint av denne på en landsens pub en solfylt sommerdag i England.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (471) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2015
Caramel, grass, hay and hints of honey and dried fruits in the aroma. Amber with a off-white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a decent bitter, not particularly interesting i any way, but enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gorm (1586) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2015
Klar rødlig farve med lyst skum. Lukt av malt, karamell, rosin og humle. Smak av malt, karamell, rosin, gress og sitrus. Noe bitter og tørr avslutning. Det Gode Brygg.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (1973) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2015
Lukt: Svak duft av røyk, lyng og honning.
Utseende: Fin gyllen rødbrun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt lag skum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Noe syrlig smak med en avslutning av honning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Det gode brygg, Sandnes, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm og Bryne.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4%, Når@19.01.2019

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (12436) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 170115

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11906) - DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle, 4%. Clear amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, grainy, dusty, hop and a little biscuit. Flavour is malt, caramel, biscuit, medium sweet, little toasted, hop, little grass and a little bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5346) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
500ml dark bottle, filtered, from Tesco. 4%. A clean and pleasant enough bottled bitter. Chocolate notes, and some dusty, twiggy hops. OK, but this doesn’t really rock my boat.

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