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Brewed by White Horse
Style: Bitter
Faringdon, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
NOTE: The pump clip has the word "Oxfordshire" in small letters above the word "Bitter" but the brewery does not refer to the beer as Oxfordshire bitter on its website.
Deep in the vale of the White Horse tradition is being kept alive. Using only the finest ingredients this golden bitter balances locally grown Challenge Hops with Yorkshire malt, to offer the discerning drinker a beer that will stop any horse in its tracks.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2008
Cask in statebar. Aroma is balanced biscuity malts with orange and grassy notes. Taste is similar, light body, perfect for sessioning, though perhaps a bit more hop as i can taste exactly what the beers is made with, if that makes sence.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2007
[643-20070921] Cask @ Turf Tavern (Oxford, OX). Faint citrus aroma has light acidic fruit and lemon peel notes. Clear, light orange brown body with a small long-lasting foamy white head. Lightly acidic citrus peel flavour. Light-medium body. Fairly mild.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (19552) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2007
Cask @ St Aldates Tavern, Oxford. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Very fruity and malty aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweet malty and fruity hoppy citrus flavor. Fruity hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2007
Cask conditioned.Dark golden coloured. Malty and bready aroma with notes of toffee. Sweet malty flavour. Toffee notes. Light bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rauchbier (3668) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2007
Cask, at GBBF 2005. Gold, moderate white head and gentle condition. Good fruity hop resin in the nose, solid hop resin and malty graininess in the mouth and a lingering hop bitterness in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - NOV 16, 2006
Cask, Turf Tavern, Oxford. Shiny copper with beautiful milk white foam, fine around the edges, coarse in the middle. Truely a glorious pint to behold. Delicate, flowery aroma, oranges and apples. Very soft and pretty. Slowly building marmalade bitterness, tart plum esters, soft malt. A delicate but wonderfully flavorful beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingsHead (32) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2006
Cask, gravity dispense Kings Head Fritwell, very nice session bitter, got to get this back in the cellar soon

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2006
Cask conditioned at Catford beer festival. Slightly hazy gold. Tea like aroma with some citric hop. Flavour is again tea like, tannin dryness and muddy. Odd, very odd. What is it with Catford and tea?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2008 Cask gravity at Catford BF 06. Hazy gold with thin white head. Maybe coming to the end. Interesting tea hop aroma. Quite earthy in mouth with harsh muddy hop on end. Should be terrible but for some reason isn’t. Still, not great. 2.5/5 Cask handpull, St Aldates, Oxford, RB Pub crawl 08. Decent grassy little bitter. Nice dryness on the end. Bit of fruit. Nice golden session bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 11/12/2004 Clear golden coloured with some citrus hop aroma. Slightly dry malt finish.


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