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

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RATINGS: 745   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Bottle: pasteurised.
Previously sold as Circle Master in the UK.
Traditionally craft brewed in Oxfordshire using organically grown English Barley Malt and Organic Target Hops. Scarecrow is a wonderfully refreshing Golden Ale evoking lazy, hazy days of summer in golden meadows & ripe barleyfields. A winning combination of tart citric fruit flavours perfectly balanced by a rich biscuity maltiness and rounded off with a spicy bittersweet finish.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
stevendoel (33) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Nice pale color but not very flavorful, very dry finish. Certainly smells better than it tastes -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
KombatAle (121) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
50 cl bottle Golden colour, white foam. Nose is light and bad. Too carbonated, light mouthfeel. Pale malt, some hops. Bleah!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawanna (2266) - GERMANY - APR 20, 2014
0,5 l bottle BB 07. Feb 15 Golden color, clear and with a minimal white foam head. Medium body. Aroma is cereal and metallic. Some herbs. Refreshing and thin feel.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lore (1177) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 20, 2014
golden colour, half inch off-white head; aroma of hay, grass, sweat and some floral hops; taste of hay and grass again, some malty-biscuity notes, cardboard and hints of fruits; below the average bitter

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Darwenus (562) - Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
I should say upfront that I’m not big on organic beer. This one is not terrible but I didn’t love it by any stretch of the imagination. It’s burnt sienna in color, the head fades quickly. Strong smell of apples over top of that usual off-putting, sulphur-like organic thing. That sulphur is there in the flavor, too. It isn’t quite enough to ruin it, but not by much. Slightly sweet. Not something I’ll drink again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bersek (56) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Každému chutná něco jiného a každý by si měl utvořit názor sám. Nebudu psát neznáme pojmy. Jděte a ochutnejte.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
daniel0017 (394) - Yukon, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Thin, watery orange/amber foulness, carbonated with scarecrow flatulence. Lingering astringent mouth buzz won’t go away. To its defense, organics aren’t my bag. Down with manure!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
terrybail (660) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 31, 2014
bottle from the LCBO Pours a medium pale orangey yellow Better then most macro beers but only average overall I think this is a Golden ale and not an ESB

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
s_hartshorne (1630) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle off licence. Golden colour slight white head. Aroma is toffee malts. Taste is slight citrus biscuit malts some pepper dry bitter finish. Medium thin body medium carbonated. Standard stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Canmoore (280) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a medium head, aroma is dominated by fruity esters. Tasting notes include lots of fruit, light malts, and medium carbonation. Relatively thin palate, and a dry finish. Not bad overall.


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