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Hogs Back HOP Hop Garden Gold (Bottle)

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

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Brewery conditioned (filtered)
A light and very refreshing golden ale, named after the many hop gardens that used to be found in the fields surrounding the brewery and throughout the Farnham Valley. Crafted with a fine blend of best English malted barley and fresh local Fuggles hops from one of the last hop farms in the area, Hop Garden Gold is a perfect balance of aroma and bitterness, with a slight hint of fruit and sweetness.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3589) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Clear golden-amber with a head that settles thin and lacy. Nose has hints of fresh orange and caramel. Bitter-sweet with a dry hoppiness over a sweet malty and lightly fruity body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrat (1322) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle.Good as gold in colour,little head,aroma of lemon and lime,taste of zingy lemon hops,light malt and some sulphur,Squeal for me boy.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dfonorow (1867) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle. Pour is deep clear golden color with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor of grass, caramel, slight citrus, and grain.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Dear me this is getting a bit of a kicking but it’s actually pretty decent. Bottle from a farm shop in one of those Santa’s grotto, big fuck off garden centres. Clean lemony aroma with grass, sherbet, biscuit and sappy Germanic hop. Pleasant herbal and lemony hop with coriander and monkey nut suggestions. Generous concluding bitterness. Brilliant gold with a slender white lid. Yes there’s a hint of phosphorus but it puts hairs on your chest. Thoroughly decent and not shy on the hop front.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (203) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2015
Bursztynowo zlote o niskiej bialej pianie. W smaku troche za slodkie .Dominuja owoce rodzynki cytrusy i alkoholowy posmak.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (1167) - Minsk, BELARUS - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle. Golden-amber color. Aroma: diacetyl, a little jam, caramel and a hint of hops. Taste: fruity, yellow plum, malt and water, not impressed.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vighals (2416) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2015
Gylden brun klar med lavt hvitt skum. Søtlig lukt, karamell og røde bær. Søt smak, lite bitterhet. Kort.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AtronSeige (1086) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 22, 2015
Aroma: Medium earthy, berry, toffee Appearance: Clear, gold body. Thin, white head, low retention. Flavour: Medium bitterness. Medium-light floral, berry, toffee. Medium astringency. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-light carbonation. Overall: Fair, but the astringency is a big problem. 500 ml bottle, poured, Thanks Andre! 8B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Juha (71) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Ambery golden, aroma is sweetish malt. Taste is slightly sweet with good body for its strength, fairly crisp, good use more bitterness. I slightly prefer the Gardeners tipple one. Wahey! £1.49 at Lidl in Dorking---happy days!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2533) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Just some attributes from the tasting notes: sweet maltiness, some hops, very light bitter.


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