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

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RATINGS: 373   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
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - JUL 4, 2004
Bottle. Ugly, thin-looking and transluscent amber, and a freakin’ clear bottle. Very chunky aroma, a little bit sodalike. Somewhat tolerable flavor. Thin and unremarkable. Is this brewery the Great Grains of England?

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2004
Amber coloured. Not much aroma. Some notes of vegetables. Very thin and watery.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 19, 2004
Hazy amber-brown in color, decent off white head, grassy and nutty aroma. starts sweet with a mild butter nutty flavor, pretty much bland, light to medium body and somewhat watery mouthfeel, not as bad as I had expected, very drinkable and non- offensive.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trappist (286) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 29, 2004
Although low in my rating this beer, was enjoyable. I agree with Mungo with this one. Somewhat toffee and cituc not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2004
Bottle. Toffee and citric hop aroma. Decent body with a touch of bitterness but just a touch syrupy sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (7351) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2004
Not bad for at british ESB. Not much flower in the aroma, but the flavor has a nice bitterness and a little malt.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - APR 13, 2004
Thanks to austinpowers for sharing this one. This is a session beer. It pours a hazy amber color. The flavor is mild with a slight taste of hops.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jimhilt (2457) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - APR 7, 2004
Pours with a one-finger white head that fades to a ring and leaves some lace. Clear, golden amber color. Good carbonation. Nose is hoppy, no skunkiness; Starts with hops, finishes crisp and clean with some hoppy aftertaste but not as hoppy as some pales. $4.69 for a 660ml bottle.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2004
Copper body and a sudsy off-white head. Skunky aroma dominates (the curse of the clear bottle). A light toasty malt element emerged after the skunk cloud diffused. English malt flavor with some woody hops underneath. Medium body with a fizzy feel.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2004
This brewery sucks for the most part, I am not a fan of the beers I have tried from them. Mild malt aroma, nothing to it, some nuts. Thin whispy head atop a light amber colored ale. Flavor was boring, well balanced with a bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel....better than I was expecting considering the clear bottle.


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