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


on tap

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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Bottle: Filtered
"The Oxfordshire Beer"
Previously sub-titled "Organic Beer"
Ingredients: Pale & Crystal malts; Styrian Golding, Golding, Fuggle and Admiral hops
Brakspear Oxford Gold is a remarkably zesty brew, with fresh, citrussy aromas and a firm, fruity flavour. Pale ale malts provide the beer with its gold-gilt shimmer, spruced by a hatful of crystal malts to give body, texture and a delicate honey’d wrap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjoeng (935) - SINGAPORE - OCT 13, 2015
4.6%ABV. Poured out of bottle a dirty amber. 12°SRM. Nose is lager with wheaty, sweet nose. Soapy lightly carbonated mouthfeel. Broad wheat like flavors with biscuit, bread and slightly nutty flavors. No hop flavor. Brief citrus flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2015
500ml bottle from waitrose. Clear gold with white foamy head. Aroma is floral, slightly yeasty and bitter hops. Earthy and chalky taste. Peach and melon with a light hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dermi (1127) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2015
50 cl, bottled. Pours clear amber with bubbles, pleasant white head. Aroma: Hops, lemon fruits, malty, toffee tones. Taste: Medium sweet, some bitterness. Malty flavours, some hoppy characters. Palate: Medium-light body, notable carbonation. Refreshing. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Turtles (2049) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2015
330ml bottle from Systembolaget. Clear, dark golden, medium size, white head, good lacing. Sweet aroma with a lot of honey. Medium-bodied, smooth, gentle carbonated. Sweet honey taste dominates, there is a grassy notes, bread yeast and black tea. Simplistic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (824) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2015
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket. Almost orange colour with lots of bubbles and big head. Taste is full of malts and some fruity aromas from hops. After comes the English bittering effect. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ivardo (43) - NORWAY - JUL 30, 2015
"Converting" from old excel scoresheet. So there is no comments on this beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (6556) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
500ml bottle at home, 4.6% BB July 2016. Clear, dark orange, sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma is light and pretty non-descript with some toffee and dough. Body is medium to light, foamy, soft. Taste is cardboard, water, tissue. Finishes a little chalky with a soft bitterness. There’s nothing offensive about this at all, it’s just very bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gurthnar (5018) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Lots of metallic flavour and aroma, otherwise there is typical British hops character, floral, earthy, but drowned in off elements. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cuso (7812) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar. Golden color with medium white head. Taste, malt, English hops. Not tasty.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shain (169) - ISRAEL - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle 500ml. Pours clear light orange with a slight green tint. Head is quite short, dense, foamy and light cream in color. Scent is mild, with slight fruity notes and light malt. Mouth feel is lightly creamy and somewhat foamy, carbonation is medium, but with a strong tingling effect. Body is medium. Tastes slightly sweet at first and quickly turns gently bitter, with hopiness, and quite dry. Quite acidic. Flavor is light malt, fruity hops, Bitter hops, slight citrus, gentle honey, white dry wine. After taste is dry with notable honey flavor. Drinkable, but not interesting, too acidic and dry.

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