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


on tap

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   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.

BeerViking's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3846) - Brentford, Greater London, - FEB 2, 2013
Cask at the Ship, Alveston. Sulphurous nose more like Pedigree than the 6X I remember. Sulphur and sweetish malt body, drying finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Quafco (10) - - APR 3, 2016
Possibly a slightly rough pint from bad pump but it was cloudy and sour, I’ve had good pints of this before but more than one bad pint, maybe doesn’t like warm weather or travelling. Even when good too fruity for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (15948) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2016
Cask @ Crosse Keys, London. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light hoppy - flowers. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 250316

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (5994) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Cask at the JDW Briar Rose; clear golden yellow pour with a creamy white head, aroma has light lemon, a hint of biscuit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (5466) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2016
Cask at The Swan, Hammersmith, last week. As ’Wadworth 6X’, 4.1%. Amber orange, clear, still, small off-white head. Aroma is bready, a bit farty and sulphurous. Body is light, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is thin, watery bread, some apple and resin. Basic and thin. Just OK. Probably won’t come back to this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (4930) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2016
Pale brown colour with thin creamy head. Aroma has toasted malts. Quite a mild flavour. Fairly strong with malts and a light fruitiness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (17467) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Cask at the Windsor Castle - Fitzrovia, London. Pours lightly hazy, copper-gold with a foamy white head. Damp leaves in the nose, some grainy bread, berries. Light sweet flavor with simple bread, light toffee, dough, musty earth. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Somewhat bland on the finish, with a bit of sugary brown bread, caramel, earth, old leaves, musty berries. So so.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (283) - - 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 (1028) - 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 (8555) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Don2711 (357) - - JUL 28, 2015
Copper appearance. Malt aroma with mild caramel. Taste a little mild and watery for me but very drinkable.

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