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

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned (5%), Occasional;
A traditional English Ale, brewed for a contemporary real ale experience. Easy drinking, fruity and vibrant Pride of Oxford is refreshing and thirst quenching. Perfect for any social occasion.


2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 15, 2013
A - Pours a golden orange. Slightly murky with chunks of sediment floating around. Towards the end, the chunks form one blob at the bottom. 1/2 inch head the melts quick. little to no lacing. S - Citrus hops, funky lemon, a very tangy fruit/wheat flavor. Sweet bread. Sour/funky smell is unexpected but welcomed. T - Citrus hops up front, sour yeast, watered down tangy wheat, mild hops on the back of the tongue. A pretty good beer. I love the sour notes in the smell and flavor. Citrus hops dominate. Goes down smooth. Not sure if this fits the style, as this is my first English PA but a solid beer nonetheless. Serving type: bottle 07-16-2010

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1292) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours a bit water/pale with white head and little lacing. Aroma is sweet, of hops and dough. Tastes very fresh, slightly cotton wool-like but very good. Bread and green veg come through

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2012
[4848-20121007] 500mL bottle. Light grainy malt aroma. Slightly hazy, light brown orange body with a quick foamy white head. Lightly soured toasted malt flavour. Medium body. Quite tasty but has a bit of a twang. (6/3/7/3/14) 3.3
(c/o mebden, w/ jercraigs, tuqueboy)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (8787) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle. Floral honey and malt aroma. Golden yellow with minimal head. Sweet honey barley malt flavor with lightly bitter herbal hops finish. Pretty good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9105) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2012
Full pint poured from cask at The Blackfriar pub, shared with Finn. Low, lacing-head. Next to clear dark golden body. Peaches and earthy malts to the nose. Flavoured with juicy malts. Refreshing dry bitter ending. A fine interpretation of a British bitter (London, 06.11.2012).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3679) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 22, 2012
On cask @ the Haymarket. Pours pale, hazy and with a nice head. The nose is grassy and citrussy with just a little bit of pale malt backbone to balance. Much the same on the taste. The palate is light in body, zingy in texture and with a clean refreshing finish. Overall, yes I like this!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2819) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Bottle conditioned at 5%.Golden colour with medium head. Aroma of lemons and malt. Taste is of citrus fruits, especially lemon and sweet malts with a streak of bitterness running through. Quite crisp on the palate. A good golden ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonas (6053) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2012
Bottle. Hazy golden, low head. Honeyish, light wheaty, citric aroma. Mellow, sparkly dry mouthfeel. Nice lemongrass, leafy, orangepeel. Grassy dry finish. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (8334) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 19, 2012
2012-10-08. Lightly hazy golden orange body, near headless beige head. Mild aroma of grassy sort of lemony hops. 6+ Flavour is similar, mild grassy lemony hops, modest English malt undercurrents. 6+ Average plus bodied palate. 3+ Quaffable, but not particularly interesting, likely a bit more assertive closer to home. Bottle courtesy of Brother of Mabel

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4452) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Aroma is lemons, yeast, light fruit and malts, like a summer ale. The flavor is lemon/citrus, malts, fruit undertones and a crisp finish.


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