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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstonís)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; February; Avoid the scrum & make sure you score an early try as our most popular seasonal ale makes a winning return. A full-bodied malty beer with a clean citrus aroma tackles your taste buds & kicks its opponents into touch.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1589) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2016
Tasted this in the Red Squirrel, Stevenston on the 22nd March 2016. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear pale copper in colour with a thin white creamy head. Malty aroma with sweet date fruit present. Thin creamy mouthfeel and good lacing. Mixed malts give a maltloaf base with sweet toffee and raisin fruit notes present. Earthy flavour to the hop resins gives a standard bitter backbone in the short aftertaste. Finish is malty with weak syrupy dates evident in the palate. Run of the mill bitter to be honest.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1692) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2016
Cask at the Cabbage Patch, Twickenham. Not on a rugby day, I hasten to add. Caramel and malt sweetness balanced by earthy hops. Solid bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (741) - - FEB 25, 2016
Sampled on draught at the John Baird in Muswell Hill. Light brown with a white head. Some caramel on the nose, and a taste of light toffee, hints of apple and an earthy, moderately bitter finish. Easy drinking and quite light.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer5000 (5901) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2016
Cask @ Wagon Works, Eastleigh. Clear, deep golden body with a thin, lacing off-white head. Mild fruity aroma with a hint of caramel. Mild, soft flavor of caramel malt, citric fruit and apples with moderate bitterness. Medium body and aftertaste. Light and easy, quite smooth but lack some personality.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (5422) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2015
Clear brown colour. Very smooth texture. Quite a sweet beer with a dry woody finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (4141) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2015
Cask at the Green Man in the City, brown with a lacing head and nice malty and herby nose. A little tasty sweet golden fruit and burnt toffee initially, but a bit acrid in the finish. Needs more work.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
anfractuosity (345) - - OCT 6, 2015
Fairly bland, although rather quaffable bitter. Could probably do with some more crystal etc. malts.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14090) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Cask at the Market Porter. Pours amberr with acreamy off-white head. Warm malty aroma. Near med body. Flavor is mildly roast caramel, citrus and a surprising light spice note. Itís very nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (4061) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2015
500th Bitter Rating. Cask@the imperial, walsall. Amber beer with medium head and a touch of lacing. Aroma of caramac bars and a little citrus. Taste is caramel, malts and some citrus. Ok beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ARH (1117) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2015
On cask, poured into a nonic. The aroma is initially tropical but turns floral and citrus like with some cotton candy notes late. The beer is oily looking with a deep, brilliant caramel shade and a dense, whipped, off-white head that has moderate retention and lace. The taste is a medium bitter and medium sweet combination. The beer is oily and slick in texture with a flat-ish fuzz for carbonation. The medium body has a bright, waxy orange and citrus membrane quality with other floral notes. The finish is syrupy with a zesty and floral herb zip that turns somewhat burnt and leaves an aftertaste thatís mostly floral with light orange, and light burnt sugar notes that are dry and slightly sticky.


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