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

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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Pasteurised Bottle. A cask version did appear in 2001 @ 3.7% Goliath: The Beer to slay a mighty thirst. A full bodied & robust ruby bitter brewed with Pale & Crystal Malts, with a rich malty taste & a hefy wack of Fuggles & Goldings hops, just the beer to slay that thirst...


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (6166) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours clear amber with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, light butterscotch and malt. Flavor is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zer0 (1147) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle at kermis’ place. Pours clear copper. Aroma is some citrus, hay, malts and cardboard. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied. Not that interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5398) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Kermis’ mom! Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is malt yeast and a little resin varnish. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery hop palate. Light bodied with average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamedra (627) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Láhev 500 ml. Aroma je příjemné, kvasnicové, sladké s lehkým ovocným nádechem. Pěna je světle hnědá, jemná nízká a nedržící. Barva samotného piva je opálová, a kalná. Chuť je velmi výrazná, připomíná sladké oříšky s lehkým ovocným nádechem, průběh je kvasnicový a finiš je jemně hořký a nedržící. Vcelku se jedná o velmi chutné pivo, vysoká pitelnosti, ideální na zahnání žízně.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (2781) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle BB Oct 2014. Orange, sparkling, small foamy white head, white lacing. Smell - malty, bread, slight rubber. Body - medium, not really foamy, carbonation is low. Taste - malty, bitter-sweet toffee, hint of under-ripe fruit, a little drying in the finish. Not bad overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Appearance: Clear amber/copper with 2 finger thick loose white head. Aroma: Floral, lemon, biscuit. Taste: Low/medium sweetness, low bitterness and medium sourness. Palate: Thin smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, fairly abrupt fruity, floral finish. Comments: Easy to drink, refreshing and an enjoyable session beer. Slight lace.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ILduce (219) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle LCBO mixpack: Amber with big beige head that disappears quickly. Various hop content present in the nose with some bready malts. Taste is musty and mainly malty with biscuits and other grains. Hops hidden. Lacking in body and any real appeal. Prototypical Wychwood brew, unfortunately.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
AtronSeige (833) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 5, 2013
Aroma: Strong hops aromas, earthy, guava, caramel, Appearance: Clear, light copper body, Spare off-white head. Flavour: Medium-high bitterness, light sweetness, dry finish, earthy, crisp. Lingering bitterness, light caramel, fruity, Palate: Medium body, soft carbonation, astringent Overall: The astringency is high, making it rather difficult to enjoy. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre 8B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smoggymackem (4) - Seaham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2013 does not count
This is a nice beer to drink chilled after a long shift at work, good taste.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
marlipin77 (3) - WALES - NOV 27, 2013 does not count
Nice, refreshing beer. Cheerful drinking. Hopy, citrus and malty notes in aroma. In taste same but more citrus than hopes. Nice colour, froth quite strong.


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