overall
43
79
style
Brewed by Hogs Back
Style: Bitter
Tongham, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Generally bottle conditioned. Has been available occasionally in cask.
A tawny coloured well hopped full bodied ale with hints of roasted malt.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt chocolate malt. Fuggles and Goldings hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (50753) - VestJylland, - DEC 31, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, tea, roasted, caramel, moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to light light heavy bitter with a average to long duration, tea bitter . Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091231]


3.2
john44 (3331) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Amber Brown colour. Clear body. Malty (toasted malts, caramel). Fruity (some dried fruit and citrus). Grassy hops. Full flavoured. Moderately bitter throughout. Dry bitter malty hoppy finish. (2008)

3.1
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Bottled. Deep amber colour with a small beige creamy head, that lasts for quite a while. Aroma is rye, nuts, some toastes notes as well as some mild wooden notes. Flavour is rather similar with some ripe fruitiness to it as well.

3.1
Beerhunter111 (22258) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

3.2
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2013
From Hophead.DK Bottled, 200613. Amber with small head. Aroma of malt. Flavour with some fruit and spices.

2.9
sfhodense (4788) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2013
Pours dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, grass, flower and pine. Flavour is caramel, nuts and flower. A little edgy.

2.9
Leighton (22055) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle at the ChrisO Holiday Tasting, London - thanks to Chris, probs. Pours clear, red-brown with a fine, white foam head. Brown bread aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor, some leaves, more brown bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet finish, still more brown bread, mellow leafy bitterness. Mediocre.

3
Theydon_Bois (20469) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2013
Bottle at ChrisO tasting 30/12/12. Almost clear dark amber brown with a thin off white head that mostly makes a break for the edge. Nose is malts, dark toffee, fruit and a little spice. Taste comprises much the same, dark fruit notes, a little spice, caramel/toffee. Medium bodied with soft carbonation lending towards a bitter finish. Drinkable, middle of the road, file under ............... W !

3
rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s tasting in London, 121230. Clear deep golden/amber beer with a small beige head. Malty nutty aroma, caramel, toffee, raisins, chocolate, roasted notes, a bit vinous. Malty hazelnut flavor, caramel, a bit harsh, hoppy, metallic, raisins, some spice notes.

3
gunnfryd (15175) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malt, hop, grass. Flavour is caramel, malt, hop, grain, grass- Medium body. OK beer.

3.1
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 30, 2012
Pours a clear and brown beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel, tobacco and dried fruit. The flavor follows the nose with additional bitterness. The palate is bitterness with sweetness. Overall an average beer.


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