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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons plc)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Witney, England

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RATINGS: 565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.

A pale golden potion with delicate red hues, WychCraft has a heady burst of fresh citrus aroma derived from three infusions of Styrian golding hops. A sprig of gentle warming malty flavour finishes with a dry biscuit note and a counterpoise of bitterness.
WychCraft’s innovative new recipe includes adding three infusions of Styrian Goldings hops to the copper, to create a highly aromatic brew, bursting with succulent citrus and lime hop character. A light base of delicately flavoured English Fuggles hops, and the use of a lager malt, help retain the signature hop character and create a wonderfully aromatic and fragrant summertime beer. Beguiling to the end.

Ingredients:
Hops: Fuggles and Styrians
Malts: Lager and Caramalt.

Only ratings for the bottled version to go here. There is a separate entry for the cask version


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
venom666 (365) - Elche, SPAIN - JUN 3, 2014
Crystal amber color with a generous layer of white creamy and lasting foam. The aroma is fruity, with malt presence and an herbal touch. Taste is caramel, with prominence of malt, some corn and a rather nice hoppy end. Some metallic taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4164) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2014
500 ml. bottle @ home. Clear golden, light amber, little spiderweb head. Smells sweet and oily, aromatic oil, orange peel zest, touch hoppy and oily herbal hops. Tastes bitter herbal, aromatic oils hops, herbal, lime zest, caramel sugar, lingering herbal bitter, touch sorbet, crystal sugar. Oily bit sticky body. Very basic but very well-done and quite enjoyable. Highly unimposing & went wonderfully with food so this basically sort of a truly great table beer. Far more enjoyable than I expected initially.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
kuschel27 (4) - - MAY 25, 2014 does not count
Das äußere Erscheinungsbild verspricht mehr. Alles in allem ein Bier wie viele andere auch. Nichts dolles

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (2363) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle 500ml at home, poured into a big Guinness glass. ABV 4.5%, simplest Wychwood label I’ve seen but still a nice one. Deep golden yellow colour on the body, clear, with two fingers of white head. Thick and soapy, with very good retention, medium lacing on the glass. Aroma of lemon,lemon peel, english hops, light malts. Nice taste, refreshing, with citrus, slighty malty, grass, light hops on the finish. Sweet beer in general with the citrus balancing it a bit. Medium thin body, good carbonation, quite dry palate. Overall a quite nice beer, simple but very drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czlowiekwiadro (234) - POLAND - APR 19, 2014
zapach chmielowy - kwiatowy, ale dość delikatny. mętny złoty kolor. piana nie powala. w smaku wytrawny, z dominującą długą i dość mocną goryczką

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lore (1112) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 17, 2014
pale golden colour, some white head;aroma of wine cellar, floral and grassy hops and some sweat, unfortunately...taste of cardboard, some hoppy bitterness and minimal honey sweetness;quite dry beer...drinkable, but will never be my favourite - to be honest, this one single bottle is more than enough for the rest of my life from this beer

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7910) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, leicht hefig, hopfig. Geschmack hopfig malzig, fruchtig, leicht hefig.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (468) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2014
Pours golden with a thick frothy white head, which gradually fades to a ring. Aroma is hops, some citrus and a hint of honey. Taste reflects the aroma - hoppy, bitter, some honey and sweetness. Nothing particularly interesting but its good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Motobashi (68) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2014
Poured a clear gold with minimal head that dissipated quickly. Light straw aroma. Active carbonation. Very average flavour with a slightly bitter finish. Nothing really special.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (4347) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2014
Simple and average with just a bit of straw and some malt. Refreshing, drinkable but no rocket science in any way.


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