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


on tap

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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Voivod (304) - Como, - AUG 2, 2003
Pale amber colour, with a big persistent and creamy head. Fruity aroma (plum and apricot). The flavour is well balanced, quite fruity (pineapple, apple and plum), with a light hoppy finish. Refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (1255) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2017
Bottle thats been lurking at the back of the cupboard for a good while. Light amber musty aroma tastes biscuit caramel short bitter finish drinkable enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2017
Bottle. Light golden in colour. Hoppy; floral and spicy dry hops. Fruity; hints of melon and pear. Malty; biscuity malts and caramel. Sweet malts and medium hop bitterness. OK. Drinkable. (2011-02-14)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luneylane (132) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jamaty (2095) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
meldorf75 (85) - - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tombutlin (300) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (2446) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (9709) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dandm (125) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Graham77 (514) - 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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