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

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RATINGS: 439   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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Muzzleloader (29) - FINLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Pours clear golden/with thick white one-finger foam. Nose is honeyish floral and citrus. Body shows some complexity but is very weak. Bit of a shy bitterness is lost behind hop citrusy. Mouthfeel is quite nice, but somehow watery. Medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aleksander9 (1343) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2016
Clear copper with thick white head. Toffee, english esters and noble hops. Sweet, dry and crisp finish. A good one!

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Enteogenisk (146) - Bålsta, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2016 Bottle in wine glass. Doesn?t look all that good when poured. Clear and not very full of life. Aroma is slight as well as the palate. It is refreshing though and the hops are delicately added to make what I?d call a perfect all-round food beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dzhigga (349) - Kirov, RUSSIA - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle. Brown-reddish color with thin head. Aroma of fruit, citra. Taste is medium bitter. Texture is thick. Finish is rather long. Good bitter.

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 (172) - - 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 (2260) - 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 (335) - - 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 (586) - 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 (382) - 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.


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