imdownthepub (14225) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask conditioned at The Rose & Crown, Charlbury, Oxon. Amber to ruby with white head. Astringent hops on the nose, resinous, lip smacking, this transfers into dry bitterness, quite woody. The malty body also adds bitterness to a full on IPA, quite American in character. Very decent indeed.