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

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RATINGS: 461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned.
Formally known as Live Organic and as Naturale Organic. Also previously known as Organic Beer
English Target hops give this beer a remarkable aroma. Late hopping with Goldings and fermentation by the Brakspear yeast creates a remarkable zesty aroma, a full fruity flavour and a golden colour. All Hops and Barley used in this beer are organically grown and produced. Malts: Organic Pale & Crystal Hops: Organic Target and Goldings


DeepBlack's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, - JUN 28, 2006
Bottle conditioned, bought from a little corner shop in Sandiacre (Derbyshire, UK). Lively but not fizzy, Prolonged yet thin head. Very freah & clean tasting. Nivce malty aroma, nice hoppy bitter taste.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (478) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ivardo (96) - NORWAY - JUL 30, 2015
"Converting" from old excel scoresheet. So there is no comments on this beer.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (3507) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gurthnar (3191) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cuso (6114) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar. Golden color with medium white head. Taste, malt, English hops. Not tasty.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shain (132) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacGruBeer (1) - NORWAY - JUN 26, 2015 does not count
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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kryon (1930) - SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2015
Pours clear amber low white head Aromas of sweet malts, syrup, herbs, bread, hints of hops Taste has sweet maltyness, herbal hoppyness, bread,

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ktwse (2844) - SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2015
Pours light cloudy amber with low white head. Aroma of bread and malty caramel. Taste is fresh and lightly fruity crisp with bready and malty sweet finish. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (474) - - MAY 9, 2015
Light, malty aroma. Fresh tasting, zesty, citrus taste, a hint of grass with a subtle bitter finish. A great British ale. Rated by BrewTom


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