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


on tap

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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Regular.
Previously 4.3%. Alcohol content of the cask version reduced in 2014.

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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (369) - - SEP 6, 2015
Cask - copper beer with decent white head. Little aroma but easy on tongue and mouth. Bitter finishing taste - unremarkable easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (1192) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 16, 2015
Cask at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom (JDW). Pours clear copper brown with a white head. Aroma of malt and toffee. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (8858) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. High fluffy lasting white head. Clear dark brown body. Weak malt caramel aroma. Thin and watery malt chestnut cocoa flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a short finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Don2711 (389) - - JUL 28, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2016 Copper appearance. Malt aroma with mild caramel. Taste a little mild and watery for me but very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
red fruit and malt aroma, reddish tinged amber with creamy white lacing, tastes a bit like custard cream, its ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (2271) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pours a finger of head on a clear dark straw body. The aroma is grain. The taste is dark grains and woody. The texture is smooth. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Cask shoulder mutton slaithwaite. Malty roast aroma taste same slight sweet light hoppy bitters. Ok body. Ok at best

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (769) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2015 Average British ale. Very drinkable, with caramel malts to the fore. On the lighter side of medium body. Copper brown with a decent head.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
R2k2 (450) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
A cloudy, ruby-red beer with a firm, compact layer of foam. It has something nutty in the aroma, but that’s about it. A full bitter, somewhat watery taste bij the lack of carbon, and it leaves a somewhat bitter aftertaste which hangs on for a while. Een troebel, robijnrood bier met een stevige, compacte, lichtbruine kraag. In het aroma zit iets noterigs, maar verder niet veel. Een volle bittere, maar verder waterige smaak door het gebrek aan koolzuur. Een iets bittere nasmaak die even blijft hangen.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (5560) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(cask) hazy amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of butterscotch and caramel, with a hint of brown sugar, wheat, some smoked eel and sugar icing. flavour is mostly butter, black tea and herbal hops, slightly chalky, with a hint of raisins and a semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

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