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Brewed by Oxfordshire
Style: Bitter
Bicester, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Force carbonated. Cask: Special.
Ingredients: Spring water, Malted barley, Hops, Carbon dioxide, Yeast.
Our Churchill IPA is brewed to give a citrus-fruit malt, spicy hops and a moreish thirst-quenching edge. Brewed in association with Churchill Heritage the ale is a tribute to one of the Worldís greatest statesmen, political thinkers and orators.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (4100) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Starting off with some hops and citrus fruits. But after that it develops some strange toffee and caramel moments leading this one to be a bit tough to drink. Did not like that too much.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (4100) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle brought home from England. Pours out in a clear amber colour with low airy head and medium body. Medium carbonation. Aroma of bitter hops, barley and flowers. Taste of light hops, barley, bread, bitterness, nuts and herbs. Medium bitter finish. Drinkable and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3671) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle: Bubbly, orange-amber....clear, with a short, light tan head. Light fruit/bread aroma. Taste is toffee malt, breadheel, nuts. Sweet and toasty. Pleasant.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (521) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle, 500ml. A copper colour with almost no head. Aroma of A hoppy aroma with sweet honey notes. Flavour is a little hoppy with roasted nuts and malt. A fairly sweet, fruity finish. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2024) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 30, 2014
@ Sergioís / Louisville KY --- Clear dark amber, thin head cover, splotches of lace. Taste is fizzy malt with a touch of citrus. Light bittering enters deep in the palate, yielding to caramel malt in the finish. Quite a lot going on for 4.5abv. Does what it means to do.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
Amber colour with a thin off white head. Aroma is toasted wood chippings, little fruit. Flavour is quite malty, sweetness kicks in at the end. Not really my thing but quite enjoyed it.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cantabrian (826) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 4, 2014
Iíve never been a fan of the guy. The beer made no impression of me either. Overly sweet, syrup, honey, on top of an ordinary bitter. I had it a while ago and thought Iíd rated it alredy. Screw him.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (1395) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Two brothers tasting night two. Bottle off licence Birmingham. Amber colour no head. Fruity malty aroma taste same some biscuity malts mild bitterness. Medium body soft carbonated. Average stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (1956) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
2 brothers tasting day 2. Bottle from local offie. Copper beer with small head. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste is caramel, malts and some dry leaf. Decent beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Aroma - aroma is really nice, like a good piece of bread. It smells soft and just good. Appearance - is a nice copper color, with a white head that stick around and then falls. Taste - the taste is wonderful. Itís listed as a bitter, but it certainly isnít that. I docked it a point, or itíd be a 9. Itís a wonderfully malty brew, it tastes of a perfectly malted barley, perhaps some oats. Feel - the body is medium, creamy, soft, and just an abrupt ending. Yet, itís goodness survives. This is one of the best beers Iíve had, I am surprised by itís low rating, perhaps it is because of itís listed style. Sometimes a beer is just better than that. I really canít say enough good things.


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