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Hogs Back HOP Hop Garden Gold (Bottle)

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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (535) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: clear golden, small white head. Aroma: straw, lemon, caramel . Palate: light body, average carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7657) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2015
500 ml bottle. (Marks & Spencer) London, England.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Sweet malty aroma with sweet hops and no bitterness. The flavour is sweet maltiness, sweet floral hops, mild bitterness and sugary sweetness. Drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Arve_Christian (3432) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2015
On bottle from Meny Oslo City, bb sept 2015. Clear golden color, ok foam- but dissipates fast. Medium aroma intensity; some immediate rotten flavours, boiled vegetables, malt and a little hops and some notes of eucalyptus. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness and balance.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mjp12 (539) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
A decent example of a pub style bitter in a bottle , good enough to glug at home, would be nice in the sun with a ploughmans.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (455) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2015
Fruits, honey, grass and biscuits in the aroma. Golden with a white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a straight forward Bitter, easy to drink and quite enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (4375) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear light amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma is red fruits, caramel, straw, grains and hints of biscuits, red berries and raisins. Taste is caramel, bitter herbs, red fruits, straw and hints of biscuits and burnt sugar. Medium to light body, medium carbonation. A straight-forward and refreshing enough bitter, without adding anything else to the already well-established canon on English lightweight beers.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gorm (1556) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
Klar mørk gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av malt, karamell og humle. Smak av malt, karamell og humle. Fruktig og lett bitter avslutning. Det Gode Brygg.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (1892) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
Lukt: Duft av malt og honning.
Utseende: Fin gyllen farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt lag skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Noe tørr smak av trevirke med en anelse honning. Noe bitter og tørr ettersmak.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4,4%, Når@17.01.2015

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2557) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle@mother in laws. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma of malts and yeast. Taste is malts, yeast and a dry bitterness. Not to my taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6003) - ITALY - DEC 15, 2014
Oro leggermente velata buona schiuma piuttosto persistente naso delucato leggeenote maltate un tocco erbaceo lupoolatura abbastanza contenuta un tocco fruttato


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