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Minnesota Special Bitter - Badger Hill Brewing Company

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Badger Hill Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mjryan on 08-05-2012)
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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Minnesota

2/5  rDev -44.4%

03-16-2014 12:45:04 | More by TooGood
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-13-2014 18:45:06 | More by mattmarka1
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Joey1566

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-11-2013 21:58:42 | More by Joey1566
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p-wagz

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-05-2013 02:46:59 | More by p-wagz
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BRClemons

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-26-2013 23:28:50 | More by BRClemons
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

11-24-2013 04:34:04 | More by mmulebarn
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pourmeadrink

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-22-2013 17:54:51 | More by pourmeadrink
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-22-2013 02:19:52 | More by XmnwildX12
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hoerr

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-08-2013 22:35:27 | More by hoerr
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

08-05-2013 01:51:08 | More by vikinghorn
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Ilafan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-02-2013 21:31:04 | More by Ilafan
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Ragnarok88

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-18-2013 14:48:34 | More by Ragnarok88
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-06-2013 15:15:20 | More by zenwatts
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TheKOshow

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-01-2013 02:50:46 | More by TheKOshow
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CCutch

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-29-2013 17:13:44 | More by CCutch
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MinnTwins

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

05-27-2013 02:49:43 | More by MinnTwins
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 5

12oz bottle with no date, into hourglass glass. there is a code on the back.

very foamy, semi hazy, medum amber tone. smell is very faint wheat. taste is bitter, leafy, off hop notes that remind me of homebrew. some sweet malt, but mostly malty in feel. waaay, way too much carbonation.

reminds me of home brew in a appearance and taste. still, tasty stuff and cheap.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2013 04:44:40 | More by jimmah120
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

04-10-2013 18:23:35 | More by capuchinpilates
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-08-2013 05:30:00 | More by bigbeers84
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-28-2013 02:14:16 | More by sparx1100
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roostor07

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-20-2013 21:11:01 | More by roostor07
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irrgalaxy

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-18-2013 00:38:57 | More by irrgalaxy
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-27-2013 05:14:44 | More by inbierveritas
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garymuchow

Minnesota

2.88/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Start isn't so good. I'm catching a strong vegetable quality, especially right away. It seems to diminish in time and move towards a not unpleasant crisp malt character and a very faded hop.
Couldn't pour the whole bottle into a shaker glass as the head was too big. Very clear body and a nice amber color.
Interesting hop malt mix that resembles nicely an ESB. I do catch the vegetable in the taste. Subtle, but definitely there. Nice hop flavor towards the finish and stretches into a long and good bitter finish.
Soft carbonation and moderately light feel.
I've had all three beers now from Badger Hill. Seems like a work in progress. This one isn't quite there yet, but there are qualities I like. I wish them well.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 22:13:28 | More by garymuchow
Minnesota Special Bitter from Badger Hill Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.