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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Our Best Bitter the flagship of Hogs Back beers. Winner of many awards including Champion Best Bitter at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival at Olympia. A pale brown malty bitter with a hoppy & slightly fruity aroma. A well crafted bitter sweet beer with a long dry finish. A classic Best Bitter.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt. Fuggles and Goldings hops.

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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bruce0101 (3) - Basingstoke, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2015 does not count
Favourite beer of mine, brilliant balance between malt and hops. I would happily drink all day/night

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (3498) - Minsk, BELARUS - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle. Amber color with weak foam. Aroma: diacetyl, butter, earthy hops and malt. Taste: butter, fruity, caramel, a bit watery, drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (4588) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
Caramel colour, thin white head. Aroma of straw, malts and hops. Light bitter flavour, straw and malts. Finish tea, strangely enough. Is it the power of suggestion because of the name?
(from draught @ GBBF 14, London)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen2 (3460) - NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 01.11.15. Pale copper. Beige head. Aroma of medium dark malt and berries. Similar taste, well balanced with bitterness. Good drinkability.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (5601) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
Flaske fra Waitrose North Finchley, delt med Ovesen: klar rdlig ravfarge med ok skum. Noe braroma sammen med vt, engelsk countryside. Maltpreget smak med karamell, rde br og nysltt gress. Fin fylde fra krystallmalten. Lettdrikkelig med behagelig ettersmak.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wekker84 (2240) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts spices citrus fruits and some hops flavor malts spices fruits some caramel and bitter hops

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2015
Klar amber farve med lys beige skum. Lukt av frukt, karamell, malt og humle. Smak av frukt, karamell, malt og humle. Fruktig bitter avslutning. Det Gode Brygg.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (9335) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. High creamy lasting off-white head. Clear dark brown body. Mild sweet fruity aroma. Somewhat muddled malt vedgetable herbal flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a short finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nilsas (3964) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2015

Lukt: Bitter duft av frukter.
Utseende: Mrk gyllen honning farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Fruktig smak med en liten bitter avslutning.
Hvor: Kj[email protected] Gode Brygg, Sandnes, [email protected] med Gorm.
Medium: [email protected], [email protected],2%, N[email protected]
Kommentar: Et godt, leskende og greit l.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (762) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2015
Pours orange-amber, slightly hazy. Head dissipates quickly. Aroma is reminiscent of mowed lawn and Christmas spices. Medium-light body. Not much aftertaste.


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