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


on tap

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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...

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3501) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
16.4oz bottle old rating -Pours a darker golden with a small head. Aroma of malt, dough, and bread. Taste of the same with some maltish caramel thrown in there. This light to medium bodied brew is not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drunk_again (171) - GREECE - NOV 14, 2013
500 ml bottle. clear amber color with low head. aroma of malts and yeast. taste similar with hints of hops. light body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
djoeye (2226) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2013
Bottle abv 4.2% bought at Kilpishalli Finland. Deep golden to amber hazy body with an off-white to beige head. Some scents of dough, malts, hints of fruits. Malty taste, sweet caramellish hints, grains and hops in the background. Fruity on palate and tasty, not watery. Mild and sweet ending. The most sweet "bitter" I have tasted so far.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2508) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StueyD (1380) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cards04 (2153) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martinrumsam (562) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (917) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RD400F (218) - 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.

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