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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: filtered.
A deliciously robust, rich blend of hops and malt, including an English barley first used in 1905 called Plumage Archer. This traditional ale is lovingly brewed using barley from selected organic farms, including Duchy Home Farm at Highgrove.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Studentofbrrs (98) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2014 Light citrus and malt aroma, cloudy light red appearance, easy on the palate not too strong in bitterness or sweetness, a light tasting and feeling

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dandeman (670) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2013
Aroma: Slightly hoppy with orange notes, caramel and licorice. Appearance: Orange copper, very clear, fast diminishing rocky head with no structure. Taste: Attack is smooth and tasteless. Slightly acid with tiny caramel notes. Pretty refreshing and light but no accent is sticking out. A thirst quencher with no characteristic of a good beer. Just drinkable, no taste but no default.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
swiseman (448) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 5, 2013
from bottle. pours a light, amber color with a very thin white head and lots of carbonation. slight aroma of prunes. minimal hop bitterness. taste of nuts and some roasted toffee. body is extremely light. not what I expected at all. very drinkable beer, but not that impressive as an example of the style.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JRHBrew (366) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 4, 2013
Mild and a bit more watery than anticipated. A tad too malty for my taste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ReV2 (163) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2012
I had this on Christmas day to go with my organic lunch. Fairly bland with not much going for it other than it being organic. Some fruit, some caramel & some hops. I didnít finish it, not that it was awful, I just wanted something more on this special day. I have a growing number of average beers from Wychwood/Marstons at the back of my cupboard waiting to be drunk when Iíve run out of Fullerís etc.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
guil0000 (311) - New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 5, 2012
Pours a clear copper color with a small white head. Nose is mostly citrus orange and some caramel. pretty light body. Not too bad. Very drinkable

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (1282) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2012
500mL bottle to flute Bread, caramel, and apple. Hazy amber with a thin off white creamy head. Taste is acidic up front ending with a back tongue bitterness. It's medium bodied and slick. Nice bitter red.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kermis (7119) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle shared. Pours copper amber with a small off white head. Aroma of light orange, citrus and caramel. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Thin bodies with soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (6715) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2012
50cl bottle shared with friends. Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Nice enough brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
janubio (539) - SPAIN - NOV 14, 2012
500 ml. bottle. Pours an orange reddish beatiful colour, small head that dissapears soon. Smell of orange and caramel, some earthy character. Thin and light on the palate. Taste is the same as the smell: caramel, orange. Earthy and dry finish.


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