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

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RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.7
   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.

2.8
   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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2865) - Finspång, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2008
Bottle
Brass colour, small head. Aroma is malt, biscuits and apricot. Flavour is somewhat watery with dusty, grassy hops and a some orange peels.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (24428) - 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.

3.5
   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.

3.2
   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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GRM (3852) - 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

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AaronBouchard (150) - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CANADA - FEB 12, 2008
Smells strongly of citrus. Pours a merky orange tint. Mild tangy taste. Tastes simular to an IPA I had at a brew pub in Halifax . Tastes some what roasted and craft brewed. Full enough taste to be buyable but chances are I wont be rushing to the store for more of this soon.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Furseth (2131) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2008
Bottle4,6% alc:: Deep red/yellow colour, with a flat head.. Aroma of gras,hay and a sweet dry hopy end. Flavor is almost the same,thin watery mouth feeling. Short to medium finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quevillon (2966) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2008
Bouteille de 500 ml, acheté le 12/01/08 au LCBO Rideau et King Edward (Ottawa). Blonde miel, peu de collet. Arome d’houblon sucré de fruits tropical, peu amère. Goût de mangue légèrement houblonné, manque de de l’amèrturme.


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