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


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RATINGS: 572   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnicolaescu (1368) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - FEB 3, 2014
Look: golden and clear with a white, medium, frothy, below avg. retention. Aroma: malty, sweet, some fruit, honey? no hops. Taste: sweet, some fruit, malty, light and harsh aspirin-like bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (2411) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle b+m. Clear amber could ok white head +lacing. Aroma is citrus. Taste is some citrus hops followed by biscuit sweet malts. Slight bitter finish. Medium to thin body. Strong carbonation too much. Ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (1738) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Pours a sloghtly hazy copper color with a head that fades quickly to spotty lacing. Aroma of citrus, fruit and bit of sweet malt. Taste of citrus mild malt sweetness and grain. Nice bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Light body, crisp and refreshing. Nice beer but nothing out of the ordinary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (435) - FINLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Aroma is faint, malty and slightly citrusy. Flavor is more malty, with little hoppy notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cattaneopapa (233) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle 500ml. Aroma: Typical hoppy blonde ale aroma with notes of biscuits. Appearance: It pours a clear transparent golden colour with a little white head. Taste: Citrusy start leads to a well balanced hoppy finish. Medium carbonation. It’s better than your average blonde ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ikerr (5) - - JAN 11, 2014 does not count
Decent nose, nice looking, expected hoppier for "thrice hoped". Overall an OK beer, won’t be spending time trying to find it though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (944) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear, golden yellow with a white, one finger head that covers the glass in lacing. Aroma is hoppy with hints of caramel, bread, and a touch of sugar sweetness. Taste is mildly bitter with some bready notes to balance it out. Slight fruity and caramel notes with a short, dry finish. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a slightly prickly carbonation on the tongue. Overall not bad. Could be a bit more flavourful but well worth a try. Cheers!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Derbeth (505) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle. Some herbal hops and malt in the aroma. Light bitterness. Light body, a bit watery, soft carbonation. Decent, but nothing extraordinary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5931) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle courtesy of kermis’ mom. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a thin white head. The aroma is dry dusty yeast and malt. The flavour is weak bitter with a slightly watery weak liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (7692) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle courtesy of my Mum. Pours clear golden with a small off white head. Aroma of malt, grain, caramel. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

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