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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.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
jduck1979 (8) - Whitby, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2013 does not count
Only had this once or twice several years back when it was still called "Circlemaster". Remember it was damn good drinkable stuff, and has huge potential for summer barbeques if you can get your mitts on it, and also for weaning people off cheap lager and onto "proper beer".

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3291) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 24, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2012 roasty, nuts, caramel, spruce, barnyard, cooked vegetables, licorice, soy sauce, bubblegum, amber, sparkling, frothy, rocky head, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, heavily sour, full body, bitter, long finish, thin feel, lively,

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Frankly, it’s disappointing to see the reception this has received. Let’s set the record straight. It’s aroma is floral, light and perfumey, with a bit of light fruit. It’s appearance is a light orange, with a full white head, no effervescence, w/ excellent lacing. The flavor is very subtle, mild tartness, complex mild floral and light malts, no hops that push the forefront, but later lingering prescence, interesting balance more hops appear toward the end. The body feel is light, well balanced, ultra velvety smooth. More hops and yeasty qualities appear later w/ that familiar bubblegum accent, from the yeast.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bluehornet (1) - chippenham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013 does not count
Really tasty, easy to drink organic beer, not gassy one of the nicest pale ales Iíve had.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5916) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2005
I really enjoyed this brew, it was sweet but at the same time bitter, very balanced, I would LOVE to see this on draft!!

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2002
Very cool bottle and label (just like the other Wychwood beers Iíve seen). Aroma is a little skunky but the flavor is wonderful. Starts out crisp and bitter but finishes smooth and sweet as the beer warms. Bright golden/yellowish color with little head retention and lacing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cowboy7096 (64) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2006
I had the íaliasí name called Wychwood Scarecrow, Golden Pale Ale. I really enjoyed this one, It was a real nice golden amber color with a medium head. It smelled my fruits. It has a slightly bitter taste followed by a real sweet fruity taste (like apples). Very good, yum. Iím thinking about going out and buying some more right now. The bottle states that itís Organic which is pretty cool. One of my personal favs right now.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swendawg (2) - Conway, South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2009 does not count
Descent Aroma. Golden color very close to orange. Flavor light sweetness, Light bitterness, not sour at all. Medium body sort of a creamy texture, very soft carbonation. Short finish

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
StanleyM (3) - RUSSIA - MAY 23, 2013 does not count
Nice light beer,really refreshing ,really good during summer when you are in the country .

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jephavn (9) - DENMARK - MAR 6, 2006 does not count
From bottle., an orange golden color, nice strong malt aroma. Great malty taste, waow.


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