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


on tap


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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Bottle: Filtered
"The Oxfordshire Beer"
Previously sub-titled "Organic Beer"
Ingredients: Pale & Crystal malts; Styrian Golding, Golding, Fuggle and Admiral hops
Brakspear Oxford Gold is a remarkably zesty brew, with fresh, citrussy aromas and a firm, fruity flavour. Pale ale malts provide the beer with its gold-gilt shimmer, spruced by a hatful of crystal malts to give body, texture and a delicate honey’d wrap.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (43362) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2008
33 cL [email protected]/Brugmansia’s Cnudde tasting. Pours clear golden orange with a lacing white head. Light citrusy aroma. Flavour is light malty and light fruity citric. Ends fresh and fruity with a light citric note.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Skinnyviking (9342) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2008
Bottle. Medium high fluffy but lasting white head. Clear amber body. Weak and anonymous barley malt aroma. Flavor also week and watery with only a little fruityness, a little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a short sweet and fruity aftertaste. In short: Too little of everything.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2010 Bottle. Golden orange color with a white head. Aroma: Sweet and fruity, hoppy, honey, lightly floral, and a bit spicy/peppery. Flavor: Fruity and bittersweet, pears, oranges, honey, white bread, flowery/peppery hops with a bitter finish. Decent stuff. Re-rated 100731.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2008
Fruity, hoppy, malty and biscuity - lacked a little je ne sais quoi though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mybestfriend (263) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2008
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is some fruity caramel malts. Flavour is malty - toast and caramel. Just a hint of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2911) - Finspång, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2008
Brass colour, small head. Aroma is malt, biscuits and apricot. Flavour is somewhat watery with dusty, grassy hops and a some orange peels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (25652) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2008
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark golden color with a fast disappearing white head. Fruity floral hoppy aroma with some malty hints. Sweetish malty fruity citrus hoppy flavor. Sweetish malty and hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sstackho (249) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2008
500mL bottle purchased from LCBO. Consumed late January with a Feb 28, 2008 best before date. Pours a lovely cloudy light gold. A faint English hop aroma can be found on the nose, as it is on the palate. The mouthfeel is a bit thin at first, but ends up with a rounded hop bitterness, albeit a bit restrained.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2008
I’ve never had a bad Brakspear beer, but other than Triple, I haven’t had any remarkable ones either. This is much the same: well-balanced, nice floral aroma, pleasant fruit flavour. Just nothing to write home about. I wouldn’t order it in a pub, because I’d be looking for something more exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GRM (3959) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 12, 2008
Brown bottle, label read Brakspear Organic Beer, 500 ml, best before 28/02/08, purchased at the LCBO on December 22 2007, savoured on February 12 2008; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, ring of creamy head that is off-white, lightly hazy, a bit of lacing; nose: light caramelized malt, light fruitiness, light hops; mouth: malt, appearance of fruitiness, a bit of caramel, finale with an hint of acrid bitterness, a bit thin, slightly sweet and bitter, medium body; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, l’étiquette se lit Brakspear Organic Beer, 500 ml, meilleure avant 28/02/08, achetée au LCBO le 22 décembre 2007, savourée le 12 février 2008; œil : caramel légèrement orangée, petit anneau de mousse crémeuse blanc cassé, légèrement voilée, un peu de dentelle; nez : léger malt caramélisé, léger fruité, léger houblon; bouche : malt, percée de fruitée, léger houblon, petit filet de caramel, finale avec une petite pointe d’amertume âcre, un peu mince, très légèrement sucrée et amère, corps moyen; en résumé : correct

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