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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: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2354) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Just some attributes from the tasting notes: sweet maltiness, some hops, very light bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Alexi91 (140) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Supplier: ASDA (Bristol). Quite watery with mild bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (6041) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2015
500ml bottle from Waitrose, Morningside. Pours clear golden, thin white head. Aromas of lemon, metal, sweet shop. Taste is iron, lemon. Thin, metallic finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (6342) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours clear deep golden with a small white head. Aroma of caramel and grains, weak spicy hops. Taste is weak sweet earthy malts, mild dry spicy hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (769) - 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 (8411) - 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 (3857) - 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 (752) - 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 (507) - 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 (4615) - 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.


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