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Fursty Ferret - Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse

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94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 11-27-2003)
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5/5  rDev +56.7%

07-01-2014 17:26:40 | More by Sad_Spirit
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4.5/5  rDev +41.1%

03-09-2014 09:49:35 | More by mdavidson
Photo of Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Bronze with an off-white head, light retention, good lace.

S: Orange-rind, marmalade, toffee, light fruitiness (tropical & pear).

T: Toffee, orange rind, mineral, good/balanced bitterness. Reminds me of Old Speckled Hen.

M: Light to moderate body is smooth with an off-dry finish.

D: An all-around good brew.

Thanks Jer & Karen!

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2009 02:03:34 | More by Derek
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4/5  rDev +25.4%

06-21-2012 19:08:55 | More by MEP
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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +25.4%

12-16-2011 21:31:43 | More by Jasba
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4/5  rDev +25.4%

03-18-2014 21:45:50 | More by SiW
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Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-13-2013 06:18:18 | More by Poserdisposer
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

nice amber to light orange pale ale. two fingers of head. rings left on glass.

hops aroma and caramel.

sweet malt , and a little fryed onion rings, a nice portion of hops bite as well, this beer is primarily a sweet beer, but very refreshing,

water and sticky sweet after taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 23:02:54 | More by cervezango
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Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

06-26-2014 08:10:34 | More by Kolomeetz
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

06-21-2014 17:42:04 | More by rmehughes
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-31-2012 17:23:49 | More by Wantedandlisted
Photo of EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber body nice thick white head.

Very malty aroma, caramel and ginger cake.

Taste is sweet and well balanced hop notes combined with a crunchy maltiness.

Toffee start the flavours then the hops kick in bringing up floral notes and pepper hints.

Nice chewy mouthfeel and great carbonation.

decent enough EPA for when you feel like something slightly sweet

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 20:52:55 | More by EmperorBevis
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United Kingdom (England)

3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep amber with an off-white head that leaves beads of lacing down the glass.

Aroma is malty, with bitter hops, rhubarb, apples, and a biscuity finish.
Taste is malty, followed by a banana and apple sort of taste, then a little biscuity flick before a bitter hoppy finish kicks in.

Mouthfeel is good, goes down pretty well.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2004 19:57:01 | More by Doiv
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3.7/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crystal clear amber colour with a thick, fluffy off-white head. Decent retention and nice lacing.

Thick, caramel aroma with mild fruit. Definitely a malty EPA but still decent.

Rich, malty caramel flavour with rounded soft fruit esters. Moderate bitterness. Quite easy drinking.

Medium body with moderately-low carbonation. Good.

A soft, simple English ale with a lot of caramel malt. Not bad.

Serving type: can

02-26-2011 05:05:42 | More by dgilks
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United Kingdom (England)

3.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 mL bottle poured into a pint glass. I've tried this on 3 different formats now--cask, can and bottle. All are interesting, not sure which is my favorite.

A: light brown ale with great clarity and a 2-finger off-white foamy head.

S: lots of mash and malts, less sweet than some

T: mostly bitter and earthy with some light hints of sweetness

M: moderate carbonation and body

D: definitely would drink again

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2010 13:38:41 | More by fullsweep
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Alberta (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Pours a light copper brown with a half finger width of creamy white head. Leaves nice lacing around the glass.

Smell- Grass, citrus (orange/lemon), sweet malts, touch of leafy hops

Taste- Same as the aroma: Sweet malts, grass, and citrus and light leafy hops. Also, there is a slight nuttiness.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Mouthfeel has a little creaminess to it.

Overall- A tasty and easy drinking EPA by Badger. There is a good balance between sweet and bitter flavours. I enjoyed the creamy body. Definitely a "furst quencher".

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 03:42:01 | More by leaddog
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Alberta (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle, a new arrival to Alberta's already British-heavy beer shelves. Definitely a talking point of a name on this one - cute ferret/beer theme, and a play on the North American perception of certain English enunciation, I fink.

This beer pours a crystal clear, medium-light golden amber hue, with two fingers of bubbling foamy ecru head, which leaves a thoroughly consistent, and rather attractive, pattern of dense cobweb lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of sweet biscuity malt, some middling drupe fruitiness, and somewhat bitter floral, leafy hops. The taste is sharp biscuit, somewhat husky and grainy malt, more fruitiness, but this time with a dull citrus twinge, and feebly bitter, kind of ashy, green leafy hops.

The bubbles are fairly sedate, but adequate to their task, the body medium light in weight, and a bit too raspy in its smoothness. It finishes on a nicely balanced note, low and safe, as the malt retains its biscuity graininess, and the hops are just the right frequency to keep things mellow.

A decent enough pale ale, English-style, which of course means reserved, drinkable, and well, more drinkable, without any further blathering about the damned beer. Maybe I get it, maybe I don't.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2012 04:47:09 | More by biboergosum
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United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

10-20-2013 14:57:27 | More by vinicole
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-05-2012 04:05:11 | More by pin
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United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-13-2014 14:10:27 | More by windypete
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United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

04-20-2014 18:45:05 | More by MisledTitan
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

07-16-2012 11:08:03 | More by mungus
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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle poured into tulip 28/12/12

A clear golden copper with a short lived finger of foam that leaves some soapy lace

S some hard toffee, slightly nutty with a little fruit and earthy hops, there's something there I can't quite place, metallic notes perhaps

T much like the nose but with a little spicy hops, not a whole lot going on really but decent

M a little thin but the bubbles give it some life, toffee on the finish

O OK beer but I wouldn't bother with a second, pretty basic beer but its easy enough to drink

another English ale that could use a little something, still better then the ratings would suggest but still pretty basic

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 06:13:12 | More by wordemupg
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

12-07-2013 17:24:56 | More by BillRoth
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got this bottle from Vinnie, an Englishman who brought it into Bodega Brew Pub downtown La Crosse, WI for me. Thanks Vinnie! Poured with a fine off-white head and some lace. Has a deep amber color. Nose is malty and British hoppy. Flavor is the same but much richer, with a flash of cabbage. Maybe from the clear bottle. Finish is decent, leaving me the wish for another swallow. Typical English Ale with a little extra carbonation. Session beer; I like it.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2007 20:40:27 | More by drpimento
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Fursty Ferret from Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse
74 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.