Brewed by Hogs Back
Style: Pilsener
Farnham, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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New English Lager
A new style of English Lager with a lot more flavour and aroma, using 5 different hops and matured for much longer than normal.

Rob_D_UK's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1137) - Surrey, - AUG 20, 2014
Pours a clear golden colour with a white head. A touch of floral hop in the aroma and a crisp taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Garrold (2152) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle. Booths, Ilkley. Clear gold. Bubbly, white head, that doesn’t hang about. Bit of a syrupy, custard thing going on. And that’s how it middles, and ends, really. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Florya (583) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Clear golden, small white head. Aroma: caramel, floral, spice, perfume. Palate: Thin body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1185) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015
my favourite local "lager" for availability/price. clear gold pour with thin white head. aroma is weak citrus fruits, quite floral and crisp hops. smooth refreshing hoppy taste with a slightly citrussy after taste. yeah it’s not exciting but very easy to drink and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5975) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours clear golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma is sweet grainy, weak grassy hops. Taste is sweet, honey and grainy with a spicy, perfumed and grassy heavy finish. Strange brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gorm (1586) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
Klar gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av malt, gress og humle. Smak av malt og fruktig humle. Fruktig, lett bitter og med en metallisk ettersmak. Det Gode Brygg.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (1973) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
Lukt: Duft av humle, malt, eik og karamell.
Utseende: Fin gyllen farge.
Skum/kullsyre: tynnt ksum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Frisk smak av humle, malt og en anelse karamell i ettersmak.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@4,5%, Når@17.01.2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
prawlie (1227) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from the Grumpy Goat in Reading. Lightly gassy, amber, with little head. Sweet with a hint of bitterness, and some light malt. Inoffensive but no taste sensation. Not for me.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
The_Osprey (2565) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Keg at Rising Sun. Short review, social. Pale yellow, clear, sparkling, small white head. Body is medium, slightly foamy, medium carbonation. Taste is light malt, metallic, soda water, slightly floral, light bitterness. A bit too metallic and watery, which makes it a below-average lager for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ForlornHope (145) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Malty aroma with some slight musty apple. Pours from 330 cl bottle with very little head and quickly goes flat. Orange gold in colour. Taste is sweet maltiness with very little bitter balance. No real carbonation and abrupt finish. Overall, not unpleasant but not that good either.

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