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

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RATINGS: 711   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.


Fatehunter's rating

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1076) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 22, 2013
A thin head with no retention on a hazy, dirty straw colored body. The aroma is malty with apricot. The taste is watery overall, mild bitterness and lemon. The texture is smooth, moderate carbonation and medium body. A disappointment, particularly in the taste department.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Darwenus (484) - 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 (55) - 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 (372) - 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 (506) - 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 (598) - 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 (203) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Connor66 (23) - - MAR 2, 2014
Lovely taste and colour that stays with you till the end of the glass. Typical brew from the whychwood brewers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
StevieT (377) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 22, 2014
From a bottle. Clear amber, tightly bubbled white head, mild aroma and flavours, a bit bland with a slightly bitter aftertaste. A bit watery to be a really good beer, the warning should have been the ’organic’ on the label.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Motobashi (61) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
500ml bottle. Poured a clear straw to a 1 1/2 finger bubbly head. Disipated quickly. Caramel and citrus notes. Very light aroma.Fresh full flavour. Lightly sweet with a touch of bitterness at the finish, but just the right amount. Th only downsized is that the finish last long enough to become a slightly bitter aftertaste. Somewhat in between thin and oily texture. Soft carbonation that remained for the full life. Overall, nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig, Karamell, Citrus. Geschmack malzig bitter, Karamell, leicht schokoladig.


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