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

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Cask; Regular.
A light amber session bitter, biscuity flavour with fragrant hops leading to subtle malty citrus fruits with a long, aromatic, hoppy finish with a light malty aftertaste.


Theydon_Bois' rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - FEB 2, 2013
Cask at the White Hart Chobham, 02/02/13. Clear copper brown with a thin off white head that retains well. Nose carries malt, grain, light hops, touch of wood, light caramel. Taste comprises summer fruits, ribena, some hop presence, sugars, caramel. Medium body, fine carbonation, dry bitter finish. A decent enough bitter.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (109) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bright beer cask at Guildford Cricket Ground. Pours light brown with no head. Little aroma some caramel. Unpleasant bitter finish, weak and watery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
planky84 (1930) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2013
Cask at the Hare and Billet, Blackheath. Amber pour with a white head. Honey and caramel nose. Fruity flavour. Straightforward stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7267) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
On handpump at The Founders, London, Saturday 20 October 2012 Pours light amber, fruity pleasant bitter, very traditional in style, bit dry. Not bad. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1243) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
Not especially exciting but an easy-drinking and well balanced session beer, highly typical of the style. Decent beer.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2011
Cask @ The Jolly Anglers. Pours clear pale amber with a small bubbly off white head. Aroma is malty, acidy and hoppy. Flavor is very acidy, bitter, fruity and malty. Finishes bitter and dry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evergreen0199 (1941) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask at Ealing beer festival 2010. An amber coloured pour with no head. Floral, hoppy aroma. Tastes fruity, hoppy, slightly sour, bitter, dry.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, light caramel, light hoppy, light apple notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20090807]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 07/08/2009 Floral aroma. Bronze coloured and smooth on the palate with a crisp and slightly bitter malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7775) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2009
Nice appearance with its shiny clear, copper coloured body. While the aroma has got a fresh smell of floral hops, the flavour profile is more in the direction of leafy hops. Dry bitter finish. An average version of the style with a strong session potentiality. Sample, gravity cask (GBBF, 07.08.2009).


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