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

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Ingredients: Pale malt, Crystal malt and cane sugar; Fuggles hops (85% of total) in the copper and Goldings hops (15%) on the hop back plates.
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 England's most requested beers.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Golden copper color with a creamy head. Some malt flavor but nothing special. Nice session beer. Had at the White House Oxford.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Sample at Churchkey. Hazy amber color, tiny white edge head. Aroma of very light fruit. Taste is subtle toffee.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (833) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2013
Tasted 17/4/2013 draught "The George Inn", Sandy Lane, Wiltshire. Poured a clear honey brown with a thin bubble line for a head. Head retained OK but did not produce any real lace. Aroma-less. Taste was slightly bitter to start then increased on back of tongue. Light body. Moderately long bitter finish. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sockamania (43) - - APR 20, 2013
A nice summertime beet, nice malty taste, very fresh. A nice relaxing standard beer :)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
back (1294) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 8, 2013
Mørk skum lidt brunlig Malt røgsukker citrus Bitter lidt sød moderat Fad@ jwd 636412

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (4292) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 8, 2013

Appearance: Clear copper color with a fine white head that leaves an ok lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malty, light fruity and mild hoppy.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Caramel malty with some fruity and hoppy notes.
Overall impression: Easy drinkable pub ale.
Personal stats: Handpull at The Derby Inn in Burton-on-Trent, England.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1049) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2013
Cask. Copper amber colour, thin white head and fruity yeasty aroma. Taste is caramel malt with fruity nutty notes and a light dry bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, light to medium bodied, low carbonation. OK bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3468) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2013
A regular cask bitter, not too high on bitterness and certainly a session ale. Copper coloured without a head.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1330) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
On cask at JDW Market Drayton - Copper body with a nice white head. Aroma is not very powerful, but with enough effort you can just make out the fruity notes. Somewhat bitter taste and finishing with a pleasant bready taste at the end. Obviously, this is easy drinking, but, as others have said, this beer lacks any real complexity.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (1004) - PORTUGAL - FEB 13, 2013
Cask at Sweeney and Todd, Reading UK. A well balanced beer to go along a nice pie in a jolly rainy day.


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