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

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Muggus69 (1273) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2011
Pint bottle. Golden orange body. Decent clarity, shortlived head. Biscuity and golden syrup malt aromas, nice floral hop character, bit of spice, citrus and ripe fruit ester. Low carbonation, medium body, bit of malt chewiness. Nice toasty biscuit malt on the body, combines well with floral hop and citrus. Bit of spice on finish, some pear-like esters and a moderate bitterness. Not a bad bitter. Good malt and hop character is quite enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bendrixian (1174) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2011
Slightly cloudy yellow to light amber in colour with lots of bubbles and slight lace. Smells like a beer with corn and slight honey note but no real complexity. It tastes like i thought it would givin’ the aroma. finishes carbonated and slightly bitter, enhanced by the bubbles. Classic session brew.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bseribeer (128) - Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2011
Pours a dark golden with a thick, white head. Aroma is faint with fruit and a tad sweet. Soft texture on the palate and very light. Tastes of butterscotch. Easy to drink, albeit somewhat flat. I did purchase at the clearance bin at Binny’s so it may have been outdated. Not a homerun, but I would drink again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Spab (2573) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2011
500 ml bottle from Premier Wine and Spirits (Halifax). Pours a clear golden colour with fairly large white head. Aroma of fruity and biscuity malt. Flavour has same character with a light bitterness in the finish. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1621) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2011
[Cask at the William Robert Loosley (JDW), Wycombe] Pale gold, moderate white head, slight fizz. Hay throughout, with a moderate English hop bitterness, a hint of lemon and a rather distressing aftertaste of bacon. Below par - I remain unconvinced by this brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gethinbeer (2206) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2011
Clear golden colour with a big frothy white head. Medium carbonation.Aroma of malt, barley with a hint of hone. Crisp texture, rich malt flavour. Hint of citrus. Bitter tangy finish

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Atheist_Peace (977) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 7, 2011
500ml bottle. Clear golden pour with an almost white head that leaves a little lace. Very little aroma but what there is is a little sweet with a grainy vibe with a hint of fruit. All of the same elements play out on the palate with a slightly sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (3725) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2011
500ml bottle. Pretty clear in the glass and holds a level layer of white foam. Golden amber in colour. Sweet honey infused fruit aromas are appealling and there is a modest level of bitterness. Flavour is moderate with good mouthfeel and texture.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2011
Cask handpul at Hope Spoons Reading. Clear pale gold thin white head. Some butter in this. Tastes quite fresh in mouth. Fairly light in all other flavours which accentuates the butter. Some hop sting on finish. Diacetyl on aroma. Not huge butter but its there and just doesnt go with the hops. Good condition though

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jkwood04 (4174) - Connecticut, USA - APR 23, 2011
500ml bottle in a shaker. Pours golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of a light beer, and nothing much else. Flavor of light malts and light floral hops. Not a bad beer, but really light and not a lot of flavor.


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