Brewed by Brakspear (Marston’s)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
Bottle: Cold filtered.
Ingredients: Maris Otter barley; English Goldings and Fuggles hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zimbo (873) - SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Difficult to be more objective with this considering how rnthusiastoc I was about the cask version of this beer 25 years ago. Still some old school Brakspear character there with some toffee and orange but they don’t marry well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1024) - SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2015
Clear amber beer with a thin head. Light, sour aroma. Flavour has a touch of sour fruit, a touch of bitter hop and a dash of caramel but not a heck of a lot else. Pretty tame, all things considered.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (9052) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2015
500ml bottle from Booths. Pours clear copper with no real head. Aromas of metal, earthy hops, caramel. Taste is earthy, sweet. Sweet finish. Too fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Reddish golden beer with brief off white head. Aroma is malt with a honeyed sweetness. Moderate carbonation. Light and refreshing herbal hoppy bitterness. Finish is sweet, grassy, raisens, shortbread.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (1278) - Z±bki, POLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Aromat: dominuje chmiel (ziołowy, herbaciany, kwiatowy i lekko perfumowany). Niewiele za nim słód (zbożowy, chlebowy, tostowy, karmelowy) estry (jabłko, gruszka, suszone owoce). Barwa złota, klarowna. Piana lekko zabarwiona, drobno pęcherzykowa, umiarkowanie obfita i podobnie trwała. Smak: dominacja chmielu (zioła, herbata, kwiaty) nad słodem (chlebowy, tostowy, prażony). Nieco mniejsze estry (jabłko) i nieco wina. Ogólnie kwaskowość przewyższająca słodycz. Goryczka umiarkowana, delikatna i krótka. Smukła pełnia, niskie wysycenie i nieco cierpkie odczucie w ustach. Sesyjny i pijalny bitter, kóry poza lekkim utlenieniem nie ma większych wad. Nie jest to jednak wybitne piwo i dla wielu może się okazać po prostu nudne.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnCook101 (530) - - MAR 6, 2015
Pretty generic bitter. Moderate malt, slightly floral, very mild bitterness. Not much else to say.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JPC1524 (94) - Devon, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
A bit of a disappointment. Lacking any complexity what so ever. Too much bitterness on the palate which overpowers any other flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dchad56 (303) - - FEB 18, 2015
Medium sweet aroma - medium amber with thin white head, little carbonation. Slight fizz on tongue. Weakish thin taste - nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinivini (1127) - BELARUS - FEB 13, 2015
Copper colour, moderate head. Aroma of caramel & toffee. Light body. A bit watery. The taste is fruity with bitter hops profile. So is the ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (3076) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 9, 2015
500ml bottle. 03-02-2015.
BBD: have to check the bottle, but quite fresh, brought from England by a friend.
In short: classic bitter.
Pours soe lcear amber with nice off white head, tiny but some persistant, Fruity, malty, herbal aromas. Quite british malt profiled, very classical brew, somw sweet, oily, lingering fruity notes. Enjoyable.

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