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Golden Champion - Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse

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BA SCORE
82
good

84 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 84
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-13-2002)
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3.6/5  rDev -0.6%

Drummermean, Friday at 10:29 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

crabman111, Aug 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Sam-B, Aug 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

rapayn01, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

stephenlee, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Surprisingly unique, fruity taste - light and golden. Very refreshing.

mick_cooper, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

MisledTitan, May 14, 2014
Photo of leitmotif
3.03/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Got this one a while ago. Forgot about it in the fridge.

Poured into a pint glass. I guess i knew after i finished the pouring routine that this won't be some special something. Light copper appearance. 1mm lacing with no retention. It vanished right away.

Smells of fresh earth and some dust. The good part doesn't come together. I would like to smell flowers and that little hint of tangerine in the front, not covered by mud and vacuum bag.

The taste fortunately doesn't follow the nose all the way. Elderflower present, malty with some bitter sweet hop finish. Nice but nothing to die for.
The mouth feel is fuzzy. It doesn't make me a bit curios about finishing the beer.

It's not a Champion. Not even golden.

leitmotif, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

mdavidson, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Keegan, Jan 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

the_danish_swede, Jan 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Mr_Pink_152, Jan 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

vinicole, Nov 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

DirkNachbar, Nov 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

dcmchew, Nov 02, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Mattias, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

harpus, Sep 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Paccamacca, Jul 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Robert-Simmonds, Jun 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

pin, May 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

BigBry, May 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Ciocanelu, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Poserdisposer, Apr 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Ivanhoes_Backpack, Mar 11, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours a pale copper with a finger width of white bubbly head.

Smell- Straw, floral notes, citrus, grassy

Taste- Light grass and citrus flavours are predominate followed by floral notes and buttery malts. Finishes with a light bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with light carbonation and a slight fluffiness.

Overall- A pleasant EPA by Badger. I enjoyed the citrus and floral notes to this brew. The aromas could be more pronounced but otherwise very drinkable and worth a try.

leaddog, Nov 19, 2012
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Golden Champion from Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse
82 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.