Fursty Ferret | Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse

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Fursty FerretFursty Ferret

Brewed by:
Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 11-27-2003

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Ratings: 133 |  Reviews: 58
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of NilocRellim
2.73/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The beer poured a typical clear amber. The aroma had a bit of citrus-orange, sweet malts, and hops. The beer had a citrus-orange taste to it with the malts and other spices in the background.

Would I buy it again? Probably not... nothing worth going back for.

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Photo of Mr_Pink_152
2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of vinicole
3.46/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Amber. Clear. Dense frothy head.
Sweet caramel malt aroma.
Nutty flavour. Toffee. Brown bread and hops.
Medium body and carbonation.
Straightforward English Bitter.

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Photo of jonb5
3.32/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Tawny, golden, clear, medium head, decent retention and lacing.

S: Faint citrus hop, becomes more pronounced.

T: Bittersweet malty, wheaty finish, slight yeast esters

M: Smooth, moderate carbonation, slightly thick body.

O: Decent enough, not mind blowing.

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Photo of psm90
2.85/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Look: Pale clear brown with some bubbles and a small head.

Smell: Toffee, bread, but mostly a slightly cloying sweetness. Very slight grassy and piney malts.

Taste: Sweet, caramel, toffee, earthy malts with a little amount of phenols and fruity yeast. There's also a tiny amount of dark fruit hidden in the malts and a slight butter, which becomes more pronounced as I drink more. There's more hop flavour than on the nose, it's mostly grassy and piney with a touch of lemon. General hoppy aftertaste which lingers for a little while. The sweetness becomes more prominent the more I drink.

Mouthfeel: Thicker than expected with a nice amount of carbonation.

Overall, it's a decent beer but it doesn't do anything particularly well and it's not memorable. Fine for the style; a reasonable session beer.

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of IchLiebeBier
3/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Copper; effervescent; medium head, long lasting

Aroma: Caramel malty; woody; nutty; slightly sweet and hoppy

Taste: Light citrus; creamy on start, with semi-sweet bitterness at the end and finish; a bit thin, but not bad

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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Photo of soju6
3.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a bright copper color with a nice head that fades to traces of lacing.

S: Aroma of fruits, some roasted malt and spice.

T: Taste is a mixture of fruits, malts and spices. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Medium body, smooth with a nice balance.

O: Nice beer for the style without being over the top.

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Photo of StJamesGate
3.49/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tan with amber hints and a tall lumpy taupe can pour head that crusts nicely.
Lots of butterscotch with iced tea undertones on the nose.
Butter sliced toasted pan with some apple sauce and wood spice hops to end.
Cinammon end and Wuther's Original linger that turns to rancid butter as you go.
Smooth, round, some chew, light to medium.

No off flavors, and solid malt-heavy version of a best bitter. But thin, lacking EKG orange, and just bringing no surprises. I can get the same amount of flavor out of some 3.8% bitters, so I'm wondering how this ends up the middle (between session and premium bitters) of the range.

Doesn't quench my furst.

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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Fursty Ferret from Badger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse
Beer rating: 12.8% out of 100 with 133 ratings
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