Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons)
Style: English Strong Ale
Witney, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Bottle: Pasteurised
Only ever brewed under a full lunar moon, with crystal malts and sovereign hops for a rich, smooth sublimely satisfying taste of pure beer indulgence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Krigla (118) - SLOVENIA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle, 0,5l. Clear brown with a thin beige head and nice lacing. Soft carbonation. Aroma is sweet. Taste starts medium bitter with hints of caramel and fruit. Aftertaste is medium bitter.Alcohol is well hidden. Overall nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wekker84 (1850) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle a amber with a tiny white head aroma malts caramel spicy and hops flavor malts spicy citrus fruits and some hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewGoblin (544) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - FEB 10, 2015
You can really taste the full moon....okay, so you can’t, but this is okay. A fairly enjoyable brew but it suffers from the same thing that all Wychwood beer seem to have, a very watery body. Vanilla, caramel, raisin and brown bread comprise a rather cloying aroma. Fortunately there are just enough herbal hops to reign the sweetness in. Overall, this is an okay tasting clear ruddy amber brew with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (970) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2015
bottle. Poured clear brown with a thin head. Woody malt aroma. Medium body, prickly carbonation that ends with a slight burning alcohol finish. Caramel malt, nutty with spicy herbal hops, a bit tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yamato (32) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 2, 2015
In Toronto, there are only two places that have this bottle. So I went the one at Jane × Dundas West, taking 30min. I have longed this for a long time. You can see my high expectation. And it did’t betray me. It was not beyond my expectation, but the expectation was so high, so that means it is good enough. Dark brown color. Fruity aroma, a little chocolate malt. Smooth, sweet. Not bitter. Full body. Strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padron4KM (648) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2015
500ml bottle.
Malty aroma, caramel and dark fruit. Flavor is malty, caramel, nuts, dark fruit, yeast, mild hops to keep it from becoming too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rok1024 (1239) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JAN 24, 2015
Amber appearance, decent head. Malty, moderately hoppy, citric. Decent medium palate, overall satisfying ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2015
the best beer by far wychwood do in my opinion brown, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, average carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielyabu (1360) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - JAN 21, 2015
average frothy offwhite head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. translucent thick orangeish-brown body. aroma: moderate malt, mild coffee. if: moderate sweet light bitter. ff: light sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: medium body, watery/oily texture, lively carbonation, chalky finish. Saboroso dulçor maltado. Amargor amadeirado, com leve lembrança de álcool. Sem defeitos. Leve aquecimento alcoólico. Notas oxidada lembra vinho do porto. Amargor de casca de fruta. 70 s

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Dark ruby color with 1 finger of off white head. Aroma is caramel, and sweet malts. Taste is more caramel, sweet malts, slight hop taste. Very solid beer, and very drinkable.

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