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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular, and bottle conditioned prior to 2012.
A malty pale golden beer with hints of banana and pineapple. An excellent balance of aroma and bittering hops followed by a long dry hoppy finish.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2008
Cask handpump @ The Hope Tap, Reading, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, lime, buttery, notes of fruit, banana - pineapple. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (010508)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40181) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Bitter, light fruity. Crisp hoppy. Bitter and smooth fruity. Dry and bitter. Crisp hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34273) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 2, 2005
[Cask] An orange beer with no head. The aroma is grassy. The flavor is sweet hoppy and grassy combined with notes of caramel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (25258) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Ambery golden colour, not much head. Aroma is caramel malts, rubber, some yeast and very bitter fruity notes. Flavour is candy, fruity hops, nectar and rich sweet wooden notes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (23336) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2002
Sampled cask conditioned. Deep golden. Pleasant hay-like aroma. Medium bodied, some malt sweetness. Really soft mouthfeel, a hint of salt, well balanced with bitterish finish. Pleasant all the way through. Top notch as a summer ale.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
anders37 (22720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2006
Cask @ GBBF 2006. Pours a golden colour with a large longlasting off-white head. Fruity malty hoppy aroma. Malty fruity hoppy flavor. Has a long malty aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
12th August 2015
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Almost clear gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and semi dry, decent fine carbonation. Sweetish pale malts, a bit of a tang. Reasonable orange citrus, mild spice. Light dry finish. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21124) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2010
Bottle at home .. golden amber ... sweet light resin light dry floral hop nose ... little over fizzy ... dry soft hop bitterness ... long dry linger

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18117) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a small head. Fruity biscuit flavor, caramel and grapes. Fruity grassy flavor, grapes, caramel notes, some citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (17437) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and modetate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170412


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