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Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 387   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and Can: Pasteurised.

This Premium traditional ale is surprisingly light in colour with a smooth taste and a crisp finish. Tanglefoot won Double Gold at the Brewing Industry International Awards when first brewed.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (3352) - Edmonton, Alberta, - SEP 30, 2012
500ml can. Dark golden, fluffy white head, good lacing. Nose has caramel malts, a bit fruity. Taste has grains, caramel, some fruitiness and some sweetness. Finishes with a little grain and caramel. Light body, average carbonation. Pretty standard ale.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
meldorf75 (66) - - NOV 6, 2016
Zloty kolor o wysoka wysoka pechezykowa piana. Wysokie nasycenie I slaba goryczka. W smaku czuc slod I troszke drozdze .Aromat brak. Slabe piwko.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dandm (112) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2016
Just had a Neame Spitfire before this. This is closer to a lager, less sweet. Grassy and bready. Only faint late sweetness. Its easy to drink but I would probably take a decent lager over this, and there are certainly better ESBs.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tombutlin (259) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 20, 2016
The aroma took me back to Leopard Lager in the late 80s. I got all nostalgic for my innocent years, but the taste was a little odd, making my tongue feel like Id licked a 9 volt battery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Graham77 (466) - SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2016
440ml can from Asda. Very drinkable ale with good malt/hop balance. Golden colour, minimal head but fairly lively fizz. Aroma of malt, caramel and fruit. Taste is medium sweet and light/medium bitter, slight peppery spice. Finish is dry and faintly metallic. A good ale.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jamaty (2036) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 15, 2016
Dorada limpia, un dedo de espuma blanca. Fuerte aroma a malta y cereal. En boca es lo que anunciaba en el aroma, dulzona, muy cereal. Poco cuerpo, algo metlica. Solo pasa muy fra. Puff

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8951) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2016
Bottle from Co-op, Minehead. Golden with a head. Lightly sweetened bitter and well balanced with its hops and malts.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
g_georgiou (523) - CYPRUS - AUG 17, 2016
Clear yellow to orange body with a medium white head. Aroma is malty. Taste is sweet and low bitter. Cardboard finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luneylane (78) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - DEC 11, 2016
A bottle at The Three Lions in Yuanshan. Aroma: hay, faint citrus fruit. Appearance: hazy, golden, minimal head. Palate: medium-bodied, rather thin in texture, soft carbonation. Bitter at the finish, but with a disappointing earthy aftertaste. Taste: a medium degree of bitterness, I couldnt come to terms with the flavour at the end. Perhaps the draught version tastes nicer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (2119) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of cereal malts, bread, some caramel, subtle fruit and slight spicy hops. Taste of cereal malts, some caramel, subtle fruits, a little mineral and slight spicy, grassy hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, slightly astrigent, grassy hop bitterness in the finish. Started off ok like a decent bitter but turned very thin, tasteless and astrigent. Quite disappointed because I used to like this on cask.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hoponmate (300) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 12, 2016
Malty well balenced bitter beer. Brilliantly drinkable. Caramel notes and a golden color. Best of British but nothing special.


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