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

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RATINGS: 375   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, toasted, caramel, toffee, light to moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, wood, caramelized malt, malt extract. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110416]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small tan head. Aroma is light phenolic and spiced to herbal. Bitter, herbal and slight spiced. Dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2011
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes malt, caramel, and a bit of fruit. The aroma has notes of straw, caramel, malt, and a bit of fruits, leading to a dry finish. Thanks docteur for sharing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Nutty, caramellish nose. Solid body, nuts and caramel with a metalic touch. A little late tropical fruits perhaps. The hop finish is a little boring. 160411

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 6, 2011
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Copper colour with a mediumsized foamy beige head. Aroma is crystal and bready malts along with rather strong grassy and floral bitterness. Also has some slight caramel and dark dry fruits. Flavour is raisins, dark dry fruits, quite strong on the malty side as well as rather bitter towards the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and hops. Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and hops with notes of grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (18966) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2011
Bottled. Clear nut brown, rich head. Slight grapefruity hop aroma. Caramelly with above medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Mildly warming and really caramelly, mid bitter finish. Solid, but uneventful. Much better than expected by Wychwood!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15577) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak hints of raisins. Fruity malty caramel flavor with bitter hints. Has a fruity malty spicy bitter caramel finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13458) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, nuts, and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg Easter Tasting, 2011. Pours clear dark amber with a small creamy off white head. Fruit, caramel and toffee. Medium bodied. Smooth. A touch of alcohol. Good.


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