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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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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12474) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, frothy off-white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is biscuit malt, light diacetyl, herbal hops and pear esters. Flavor is medium hops and bitterness, light sweet malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium to light body and medium carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
thewolf (12270) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Bottle @ Plan B, Cph.
Pours clear golden with a small, frothy, off-white head. It disappears fast. Aroma is malty, grainy, lots of grassy notes and a bit of a metallic edge. Highish carbonation, a bit thin and watery. Flavour is lightly tart, lots of oranges, crisp piney hops. Just not really that bitter. Not my thing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11981) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 22, 2009
50cl bottle. clear yellow, large thick offwhite head. nice clear fruity orangy hoppy aroma, perhaps slightly spicy. very hoppy compared to what else english i’ve tasted. both pine / grape fruity hops and bitterhops. very tasty beer, refreshing and strong flavored.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11631) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 8, 2006
500ml bottle at Blå Rock Cafe in Tromsø (bb.27.06.2006) Light golden. Great white head fast and mostly fading. Sweet malty aroma. Medium bodied. Good fresh flavour with slightly hints of hops, caramel and honey. Bitter, yeasty finish. Served a bit too cold (07042006).

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11487) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2007
Sessionable bitter. Target and Goldings hops. Cantillon-like sourness, coming across as apple juice. wheat malt aroma. Yellow with lace and a decent white head.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (11108) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle 330ml @ Både &, Kristiansand
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, floral and grassy hops. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (11042) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 22, 2012
330 ml bottle. 2080. BB 20 Apr 13. (Systembolaget) Arjeplog, Sweden. Clear deep golden colour with small white head. Perfume and malt in weak aroma. Flavour malty with some bitterish hops. Not that interesting. Organic is good, tasty would be even better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10434) - Frederiksberg C, Dänemark, DENMARK - APR 6, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2008 Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet fruity aroma with hoppy and caramel notes. Sweet malty flavor with hoppy and fruity notes.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (10308) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso’s winter tasting 7/12/2014. Pale golden orange coloured pour with a lasting thin white head. Aroma is pale honey, grain ceresl, little diacetyl, Flavour is composed of grainy cereal, honey malts, little berry, little cardboard. Palate is medium light, moderate carbonation, mineral.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10305) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2005
Bottle: Hazy, orangey coloured, huge rocky head; spicy, hoppy nose with a tinge of yeast and sulphur; moderate bitter flavour; long, hoppy-aromatic ("english") finish, very spicy with some citrusy notes. A well rounded, fine Bitter.............


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