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

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RATINGS: 566   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fukito (776) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle, october 2007. Beatifull, citric, lemmony, tangy hop aroma. Clear golden-orange color with a medium, white head. Malty flavor with somee bittersweetness coming from a touch of crystal malts and hops balancing them. Nice salty finnish. Medium to light mouthfeel, a tad empty, but it helps drinking and makes it refreshing. Short aftertaste. Nice, balanced and sessionable special bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (3840) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 10, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2012 500 ml. Clear, orange-gold with a medium sized sticky head that endures. Spicy-grass and earthy, caramel molasses aroma. Taste of caramel on the front turns apple-fruity then to a peppery, spicy wood (cedar?) and lemon-herb bitterness on the finish. Light-medium, very smooth, hop-tingly and mostly dry palate. Excellent bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4530) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 8, 2007
Pours bright amber into a shaker. White head quickly subsides to skim surface. Slight resin aromas. Upfront caramel with a lasting bitter finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thefederalist (294) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - OCT 6, 2007
Pours golden hazy. Sticky looking head. Aroma is citrusy. Flavor is slightly salty, slightly sour. Nice biscuit malt finish. A lovely bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2007
Clear golden colour with a white head. Malty, light caramel and fruity sweet aroma with vague notes of hops. Sweet malty flavor with hoppy bitter notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
jwdevalue (158) - Neptune, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2007
This is part of a beer club. Had only one bottle but was decent for the price. Poured great and had a nice finish. Would do again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5038) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Bottle. Pale golden/amber color. Hoppy, with a nice citrus aroma. Flavor is a really clean, fresh experience that was extremely pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2007
Pale golden color, small white head. Hoppy aroma. Light body, refreshing flavors. Slightly malty with a bit of a hop finish. Crisp.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Clear, amber golden with a somewhat rough, off-white head. Very fresh aroma of citrus and litchi. Fairly light in body with a discreet malt base but extremely fresh and fruity accents with the citrus dominating. Dry finish. Extremely fresh and quaffable. 150807

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2007
Bottle. Sharp aroma, medium to high carbonation, orange hue with as always with wychwood beers a head which quickly goes. Not sure if this is a bad beer but I get a metallic taste which coats the back of my tongue, unpleasant to drink.


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