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68
style
Brewed by Brakspear (Marston’s)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: English malted barley; Fuggles and Goldings hops.
"Our EPA is full bodied but not heavy, with a lingering fruity flavour from traditional Fuggles and Goldings hops."

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3.5
cgarvieuk (25984) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2008
Bottle at home... This is one of those beers that i wasnt looking forward to that much but from the first taste found to be a delight ... slightl hazy amber ... sweet metalic nose not so nice ... sweet (prob why i liked it ) fuirty juicy and in tasting (not drinking) the metalic flavour is more present ... on drinking the metalicness is barly noticible and your left with a nice caramel malt with a ligth hop

2.8
harrisoni (19318) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2008
500ml bottle from Sainsbury. Brakspear yeasty aroma, with some hop and some toffee malt. It’s clearly a Brakspear beer, that yeast aroma is very distinctive. Some hop sting on the end. Fine.

2.7
imdownthepub (15326) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2007
Bottled, 500ml, pasteurised. From Sainsbury, Banbury. Amber gold with slight white head, some carbonation. Boiled cereal grain flavour with a touch of sulpher. Some bitterness with a tea like hop. Sorry, not for me.

3.3
Fin (10915) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2007
Bottle from Sainsbury, Heyford Hill, Oxford Poured light golden in colour with white head. Nice fruity slightly crisp and hoppy beer with a lovely smooth balance between bitterness and honey sweetness. Really enjoyed this beer.

3.1
Quack-Duck (9533) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2009
bottle, Waitrose Abergavenny. Clear golden yellow, mid-sized head. Malty with some fruity flavours (apples and pears). Lingering hoppy finish.

3
downender (8882) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2008
Bottle from Sainsburys. Pale amber with next to no head. A standard bottled bitter. Some fruit and grassy hop aroma. the flavour had a touch of sweet malt and a dry finish. Ok.

3.4
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2008
Bottled. A nice orange gold coloured beer. The aroma is piney hops with a bit of grass. Nice hoppy flavours. A suprising hop bite seeing it’s F&G. No nasty pasteurized notes. Nice.

2.8
DruncanVeasey (8283) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2008
Signature yeasty aroma with honey, sherbety fruit, sulphur, musty Goldings, pencilly conifer. Some citrussy hop, Fairy Liquid lemony soap and almond in the mouth. Smells promisingly yeasty, but ends up dominated by nasty lingering bitterness and nuthusky/shampoo afters. Really average pasteurised bitter. Amber with slender white lid.

2.4
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2008
A Mes rate (Actually an Elena rate): 50cl bottle from Shamansburys.
Looks like beer. Very very see through. Like condesed piss. Like first thing in the morning when you are away on holiday and you had too much to drink the night before. Slightly chemical, a wee bit like puke in the morning after too much cheap vodka. I could manage a pint but no more. I wouldn’t recomment this one, it’s not that nice. Quite Basildonian.

Mes: Erm... I have to pretty much agree with Elena.

3.4
berkshirejohn (6651) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2007
500ml bottle from Sainsburys, Bracknell. Gold with a billowing white head;stewed fruit aroma - plums and damsons; sharp bitter flavour, then develping a full-bodied sweetness with a smooth honeyed finish. Nice.


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