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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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...


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2302) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 31, 2013
Sweet and bubblegummy. Not spectacular but a pretty good beer. Just okay. Could be nice with more intensity of flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StueyD (1233) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
A mid amber orange coloured beer with a weak white head. A dusty, malt aroma, biscuity sweet, with hints of oat and corn. Dry and fizzy mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the aroma, light, dry malty flavours, with other cereals present, like oats, plus a wholemeal bread type of flavour. The finish is a little sweeter, rounding the final taste off.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cards04 (1843) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 13, 2013
Pours a reddish gold. Aromas of bread and grain with similar flavors. Some hops. All these wychwood beers are the same... And none of them are very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martinrumsam (541) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2013
mid amber with white head that quickly dissipates . Fruity caramel aroma . taste starts sweet and malty then crisp hop bitterness kicks in for a dry refreshing finish . body is thin with modest carbonation . easily drinkable for a session

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (706) - ISRAEL - OCT 4, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2013 Pours clear amber with a small rapidly diminishing head. Aroma of malts, toffee and caramel. Taste - lightly sweet, with bread, toasted malts and caramel notes, dry bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Smooth and creamy on palate. Easy going session beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RD400F (197) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle to pint glass. Appearance is a transparent bronze, with no head. Aroma is typical beer aroma...but the British hops/yeast really come through though it’s very plain. Taste is the same...slight caramel malt with dank earthy hops, slight fruitiness as it warms. Palate is watery, not much fizz, not much in the way of complexity. Overall this is a plain, simple thirst quencher. Not bad but quite boring.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (4882) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2013

Appearance: Clear deep golden color with a white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Fruity and deep malty.
Palate: Medium + body. Slightly sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Deep caramel malty, mild hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Powerful and bit to sweet.
Personal stats: Bottle from an off license in Liverpool, England.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3303) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 27, 2013
Dobry nawet jako tradycyjny angielski Bitter. Ciekawa stylistyka etykiet do piw z tego browaru niektorych moze odstraszac, ale mi sie to podoba. Pianka niewielka taka na centymetr gora. Kolor herbaty (bez mleka), w smaku gozkie i typowe dla prezentowanego gatunku, nikle nagazowanie, ale to dobrze w tym przypadku.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
OwainTurner (341) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
Mild amber colour... Thin clean head. Slightly gas. Slightly bitter taste... Clean drink but overall nothing interesting...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3070) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of Fiona - clear amber, foamy beige head, resinous earthy malty aroma, similar flavours, bit of caramel, carbonation on the high side, moderate bitterness in the finish


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