overall
21
19
style
Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Bitter
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Autumn.
Originally brewed at The Gribble Inn. Brewed at the Hall & Woodhouse plant since early 2005.

A well balanced, crips premium ale with a malty palate and a noticeable hoppy aroma.

Only ratings of the cask version should be entered here. The bottled version has a separate entry.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ljthiessen (1199) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, - JAN 19, 2014
On tap at the Kings Head in Winnipeg. Mild nose, malty caramel. Not much to the flavour - tasted a little closer to an amber than a bitter, probably. Nothing wrong with this beer - just nothing memorable at all.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (6958) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2016
Cask half pint at The Eel Pie, Twickenham. Deep golden to copper colour, small white head. Toffee and fruity aroma. Fruity flavour, hints of currants, medium dry. Very moderate hops.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (5188) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2012
On tap at St Stephens Tavern, Westminster. Deep amber, almost no head. Caramel and apple notes, semi-dry. Drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
invinoveritas (148) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Pours deep amber with a faint head. Light spring aroma, grain on the nose. A touch of sweetness on the tongue and a lighter touch of bitterness - lightly caramelised biscuit. Quite thin and yet somewhat viscous.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (2669) - Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Cask @ Goffs Manor, Crawley 21/08/13. Pours a coppery orange with a small, off-white head. Aroma is earthy, caramelly, flowery. Taste is flowery with some caramel. Breadiness and flowers win. Smooth and light.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
explosivedog (569) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 2, 2016
On tap at brewery tap. Its a hard beer to rate, in that everything is all very subdued in exchange for incredible drinkability. Ultimately, its a little bitter, a little crystal malt taste and really very pleasant. Not something to ring up all your friends to tell them about, but very easy to spend an afternoon on.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Vladivostok (462) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Mid-amber with a slightly malty aroma. Dusty hops and way too much butterscotch. The complete antithesis of a refreshing summer beer. Pretty dismal stuff all round.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2011
Spicy and slightly sour orange-like smell with a distinct aroma of butterscotch and vanilla. The flavor has a distinct taste of butterscotch and vanilla, and in the aftertaste theres a sour bitterness. Really disgusting beer in my book! I do not like butterscotch / diacetyl!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (7342) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 7, 2015
Deep golden color with a white head. Floral hoppy and light caramel aroma. Mild sweet caramel flavor with a fresh hoppiness. Soft to average carbonation.
[On tap at Goffs Manor in Crawley, England]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (6244) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Cask at the Hornbrook, Horsham, West Sussex. Tawny brown with a loose white head; rather thin with a sweet caramel flavour and a touch of fruit; some light, rather earthy bitterness. Overall a rather plain and boring bitter.


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