Hogs Back Advent Ale (Bottle)

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

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Brewery conditioned (filtered). A Winter Warmer. A red-brown easy to drink winter ale. Tasting of dark malts and roasted barley, with a hint of liquorice flavour. Ideal for the run up to Christmas

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3.4
bateleur (162) - BETCHWORTH, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2017
500ml bottle from Cobbett’s Dorking. Poured very dark ruby red with tiny head. Malty & liquorice, slight chocolate. medium body very pleasant.

3.7
johndoughty (5566) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Bottle. Brown with virtually no head. Slightly fruity and a bit lacking in body and presence but still a reasonable seasonal ale.

3.1
anders37 (27284) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours an amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor with hints of dark fruit. Has a fruity malty caramel and dark fruit finish.

3.2
madsberg (11776) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
Bottled. Dark amber/burgundy coloured Unclear. Dense beige head. ARoma. Roast, sweetness, flowers, caramel. Flavour. Caramel, flowers, sweetness, roast. Medium bodied. Ends roasted and spiced.

3
Borup (15563) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
50 cl. bottle. Brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, caramel and some bitterness.

3.3
Desverger (13193) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
[email protected] - Dark brown pour with off white head. Malty aroma and taste with some caramel sweetness, treacle, barley, some light cocoa notes, decent mild.

3
Ungstrup (38597) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
Bottled. An amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and bread, leading to a bitter finish.

3.4
yespr (48207) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden, deep brown with an amber glare. Small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty, slight breadish. Sweet, liqourice and roasted malty. Liqourice finish.

3.5
bartlebier (4161) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2016
500ml, Freiburg sister city Guildford product redirected post festas by way of Bielefeld, ta! - Rich and fruity speciality malt and noble hops aroma: baked pear, tobacco, fresh strawberries on cream even - not necessarily Xmassy, but lovely in all seasons. Drinks like a more gentle and malt aromatic mild, well-rounded hop fruitiness complementing liquorice-coated Werthers Echte Maris Otters, with a dash of orange peel. - One has to admire the English for preserving a session drinking culture where a 4,4% ale can be taken seriously as a Xmas ale with, using none of the sugar and spice cabinet and at half the liver ransom it would take in Belgium. Nevertheless, #winter warmer would be taking it a bit too far...

3.4
imdownthepub (15425) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Bottled, 500ml from Wyevale Garden Centre, Bicester, Oxon. Dark chestnut with cream head. There is a sweet maltiness from the start of this, toffee, caramel hints, a touch of liquorice perhaps. There is a medium body and slight syrupy note. Reasonable beer.


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