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


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RATINGS: 422   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omikr0n (756) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber to copper with nice white head. Aroma is malt, English hops, candy, caramel. Flavor is malt, candy, lingering hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jice (112) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAR 7, 2014
Ambrée, maltée, légère amertume sur la fin. Pas désagréable, mais assez moyenne

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1463) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
Pours a reddish brown colour, in a way similar to the original Hob Goblin, except it is much more malty and the fruit flavours are more subdued

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2193) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 28, 2014
From the 500 ml. bottle stamped CJK-22(smudged). Attractive medium to dark amber/mahogany pour with a full cream colored head that fades a bit. The aroma is of sweet malts, vague dark fruit, and low profile but earthy hops. Medium and smooth body. Like the aroma the character is malts and earth but I also pick up a touch of black licorice in the mix when I drink it. Mild but lingering bitterness on the backside. Very British. I’m in pub land.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JimmyBoy74 (277) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2014
50 cl systembolaget. Bärnstensfärgad. Doftar malt och bröd. Smakar malt och bröd. Kort mild eftersmak. Mycket god!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2035) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Wokingham. Poured a clear dark chestnut colour with a large beige head and visible carbonation. Malt heavy aroma with some molasses and dark fruit. Initial flavours were somewhat bitter grass, mixed with brown sugar and toffee. Palate was slightly cream soda-esque.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beeebon (216) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Aroma of stewed fruits and tastes of sweet malt with some rich fruitiness. I think this is one of my favourite Wychwood ales and definitely worth checking out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EcnarM (100) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
This beer drinks much larger than expected of a 6.6% ale. Color and head were both spot on and taste was bigger flavored than most in its class. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle from Martin at White Cliffs BF 2014. Clear brown beer thin lasting beige head. Malty aroma some hop on the finish. Decent I thought. Sweet malt aroma. It’s fine. Some perfume in the mouth which is ok then a spritzy finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
motelpogo (6876) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 1, 2014
bottle from basecamp in prague. brown with no head; aroma of toffee and prune and emptying the vacuum cleaner. dull thud of a texture, faint stone fruits but not a whole lot flavour

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