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Brewed by Wadworth
Style: Bitter
Devizes, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Available pasteurised in cans and bottles.
NOTE: Ratings for the cask version should NOT be entered here; it has a separate listing.
Wadworth have been brewing 6X in their Devizes brewery for over 80 years. This delightful copper-coloured beer has a malty, fruity nose with a restrained hop character. The same characteristics emerge on the palate but with more intensity,leading to a lingering malty finish. The beer is full bodied and distinctive but with a high drinkability, ensuring its position as one of the South of Englandís most requested beers.
6X is brewed from 93% pale malt, 4% crystal malt and 3% cane sugar. The bitterness units of 22-24 are obtained from Fuggles hops (85% of total) in the copper and Goldings hops (15%) on the hop back plates. Colour rating is 28.


husk2240's rating

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
husk2240 (10) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
But I guess it just wasnít going to work selling a beer called 6X, which sounds like itís meant to be strong, but definitely isnít.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
christhoel (278) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
.Poured a clear light mahogany with cream coloured head. Malty walnut aroma with some sulphur. Malty liquorice cognac flavour with full mouthfeek and long bitter finish. Iíve never tasted this beer before and I really enjoyed it. And for 3 bottle tops I get a tee-shirt!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (328) - - FEB 6, 2015
Sampled from a can. Copper colour with a white head. Slight aroma of malts. The taste is of malt, slightly sweet with hints of molasses. Earthy, but not particularly bitter, hop taste. This is a magnificent English bitter, one of my pub favourites. Not very strong, but well-balanced and highly drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (1127) - USA - NOV 5, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought in UK. Dark slightly sweet but not overpoweringly ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (3417) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pour is a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is a decent mix of sweet molasses and earthy malt. Flavor is again a sweet malt with a bit of dark honey. Kinda watery all around but this is kinda spot on of a beer you would get in a traditional English pub. Malty and low alcohol makes it a decent beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (12682) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
DōE. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and grainy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 240514

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (5136) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2014
Pours out of the bottle ( purchased at the local Asda in Eastbourne) in a light hazy amber-red colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of cookies and roasted bread. Taste of mild hops, bread, caramel, biscuits, cookies, straw and nuts. Easy and smooth to drink, yet nothing extraordinary nice. Good for a warm summer night.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (5135) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from AASDA in Eastbourne shared with McTapps.Absolutely average and dull with quite no real aromas beside a bit of malt and some nuts. Boring, easy to drink, uninspiring and quite tasteless.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (630) - SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Amber beer with a thick frothy head and a light nutty aroma with a touch of caramel. Flavour is nutty as well with a tangy fruit edge. Finish is a touch sickly-sweet but itís decent enough.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11997) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours dark copper with a slight white head. Aroma is malt with a hint of floral/fruity hop. Med + body. Flavor is slightly roasted malt with a fair amount of fruity/spicy hop. Decently bitter. Works for me. Oh to be in England!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3976) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours gold/red/brown with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Taste is malt, fruit, nuts, and caramel. Pretty good and easy to drink.


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