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Brewed by Brakspear (Refresh UK - Marstons plc)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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Cask: Regular.
Brewed at Henley by Brakspear until 2002 when the brewery closed and Refresh UK bought the rights to the brand. The beer was then contract brewed at the Thomas Hardy (Burtonwood) brewery for Refresh until 2004 when production was transferred to a purpose built brewhouse at the Wychwood brewery which includes original Brakspear brewing equipment.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (3583) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Not a bad session bitter. Pours amber with pretty good head and lacing for cask. Light citrus that gives this mostly an acidic finish. OK barley presence. Cask at Max’s

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Dark amber, minerally, slightly metallic character. Touch of caramel, good hop character leaves a dry, moreish finish, really nice easy-drinking bitter, though with a hint of diacetyl.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2013
Cask at The Three Tuns in Henley. A lot of flavour for the abv. My dad enjoyed this. It is a classic brown English beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
absgt (6) - - OCT 27, 2013 does not count
A good light session beer. Plus more characters to make it up to 7575757575

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MalcolmTucker (712) - SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2013
Cask. A decent session bitter that was greatly helped by being served in good condition.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3475) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2013
Golden copper in colour. Has a slight berry fruit character, more so in aroma than taste - and a fair bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DandyLion (513) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Cask @ firebug, Leicester. Dark brown. Smells like traditional bitter. Tastes like bitter, with a lingering bitterness. Good job I like brown bitters. Adequate. I'd have it again, just wouldn't be clamouring for it! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2012
Cask at Yorkshire Grey, London. Pours clear, rich gold with a foamy white head. Toasty dough aroma. Light sweet flavor with dry toast, leaves and faint caramel. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Light sweet finish with toasty malts, leafy bitterness, light dry grass and dirt, and mild caramel. Very solid, classic bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2138) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 25, 2012
Cask @ The Golden Heart. Dark clear caramel, clean foamy head that quickly fades. Cider-lager sour nose. Crisp deep bitter with caramel malt. smoky oak barrel. tart, very good.


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