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

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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjakk (674) - Skagafjordur, - JAN 26, 2014
Cloudy and golden, with white head, that dosnt last. Sweet honey with a hint of flower in the aroma. Sweet, malt, dry toffee, with a hint of hay, Dry metalic bitterness in the aftertaste. A bit watery.


1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beastmaker (2) - NORWAY - MAY 13, 2016 does not count
Distinct aroma of prunes and wood. Sweet Taste of apples and plums, with medium bitterness. Medium carbonation. Overall a bit disappointing, but not undrinkable. Not my kind of beer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
I_LUV_BEER (84) - - MAY 5, 2016
Served in a tulip from a 500ml bottle. Pours clear golden colour with a diminishing off-white head. Aroma is of citrus, apple and slightly floral. Taste is grapefruit with herbal notes and a pleasant lingering bitter finish. Medium body with medium to lively carbonation. Very nice bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (2047) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, drunk at home. Mid- to dark gold. Very little smell. Bittersweet taste replete with bitter earthy hop. Nicely carbonated. Average, or maybe just above average at a pinch.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dchad56 (283) - - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle - clear golden thick white head. Medium carbonation. Sweet hoppy and fruity aroma which lasts in mouth - ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (552) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Pours golden, with a thick foamy off-white head. Aroma is lemon and grasses. Fuggles shows up in musty finish. Medium sweet. Medium-full body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sarauckelman (364) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Clear amber with thin white head. Crisp, clean aroma, can’t really smell the fuggles, though they’re tastable on the finish. Starts off clean and grainy, ends a bit musty and hoppy. Medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (8828) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2016
500ml bottle from Morrisons Pours clay golden with a thick white head. Aromas of butterscotch and lemon. Taste is similar. Thin finish. Dull. £1 though so what can you really expect?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (632) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle from a pal. Clear gold, white sudsy head. Malty cereal nose. Medium body, low carb. Sour citrus bitterness, light fruit. Ok

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimbo666 (7) - - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
Working my way through the aldi ale section. This has been the best yet. Couldn’t get much aroma from it, good fruity flavour with a bitter finish. Pretty good one from Marston.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerowl80 (133) - - JAN 31, 2016
Pours clear amber. Not much aroma just a bit of hay and grass. Bland taste with some low bitterness.


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