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

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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 (36036) - 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)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29847) - 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 (20902) - 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 (19953) - 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 (17520) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2006
Cask handpull at Magpie and Crown, Brentford. Golden beer with thin white head. Yeast, hop aroma, biscuit malt, orange fruit. Really drinkable. Tad of stale malt and dusty hop on finish. Citrus is good. I like this, its summery

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13798) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2012 Cask at GBBF08. Almost clear golden colour. Stable white head. Weak fruity aroma. Good malty flavour. Rough hoppiness, but quite nice still. 6 3 6 3 16

Bottle at KØ12. Cloudy amber colour. Green apple aroma. The flavour is acidic with a spicy hop and a little grain in the finish. 5 3 5 3 15

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2011 Cask@GBBF 2009 as "HOP". Golden color, small white head. Honey in the nose. Honey and a bit lime in the flavor. Light lemony hoppyness in the aftertaste. (6/2/5/2/10 2.5)
Bottled (K-Kamppi, BB 04/2012)
Deep golden color, small white head. Harsh grainy and grassy nose. Light body. Pale malty with light harsh grassy-fruity notes and honey. Quite lame. (4/2/5/2/9 2.2)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11891) - 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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