overall
33
48
style
Brewed by Wadworth
Style: Bitter
Devizes, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available pasteurised in cans and bottles.
NOTE: Ratings for the cask version should NOT be entered here; it has a separate listing.
Wadworth have been brewing 6X in their Devizes brewery for over 80 years. This delightful copper-coloured beer has a malty, fruity nose with a restrained hop character. The same characteristics emerge on the palate but with more intensity,leading to a lingering malty finish. The beer is full bodied and distinctive but with a high drinkability, ensuring its position as one of the South of England’s most requested beers.
6X is brewed from 93% pale malt, 4% crystal malt and 3% cane sugar. The bitterness units of 22-24 are obtained from Fuggles hops (85% of total) in the copper and Goldings hops (15%) on the hop back plates. Colour rating is 28.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


husk2240's rating

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
husk2240 (10) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
But I guess it just wasn’t going to work selling a beer called 6X, which sounds like it’s meant to be strong, but definitely isn’t.


4
sammybee (12) - Bradford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2017
Loved this on tap when i lived in Bristol in late nineties; thankfully the bottled vers doesnt dissapoint: mild bready malt flavour dominates , with some refreshing hops and touch of fruitiness, subtle but not bland; well balanced, refreshing, and full flavoured without being harsh. Some of the newer brewers out today would do well to note the strong flavour which is pleasant rather than overpowering;refreshing the palate rather than scorching it, whilst retaining bitter and sweetness.

3.1
Grumbo (3720) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Bottle from The Goat & Tricycle, Bournemouth. Backlog rating from bottle collection and historic scoring. No tasting notes kept, just rating.

3
djfreeart (27) - FRANCE - JUN 25, 2017
Fine mousse qui disparaît vite. Robe cuivrée relativement claire, peu pétillante. Goût de malte et caramel. Le goût se dissipe rapidement. Manque de levure.

2.9
Wezzielad (42) - Ilkley, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2017
Smell of toffee and copper. Taste is toffeeish with a bit of fruit in there. As it says on the bottle, it’s ’ easy drinking. You can have a fair few sips of it in a short time scale, there is an after taste but it’s hardly memorable by any stretch of the imagination. A solid beer though that I would like to try on tap if I’m around the area that sells it (in the West Country/South West)

3.1
Evilman (269) - Taverny, FRANCE - JUN 6, 2017
Well, not bad for what it is, nothing special for a craft beer and it was fairly cheap in my local supermarket so I’ll be nice with this one. Typically the kind of beer I like to enjoy in pubs (in large quantity), a bit spicy but rather tame overall, pretty easy to drink and low abv, not a beer to really write a lot about, just simple, correct, refreshing. APPROVED BY TAVERNY’S BLACK METAL CREW!

3.2
zacgillbanks (5413) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2017
Bottle from B&M, Team Valley, Gateshead. A dark amber fruity ale with sulphur, almond and chrisatmas cake flavours with a slight burnt toffee finish. Pretty good.

3.7
thejackpacker (574) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle at home. A yummy, slightly spicy ale that could go the mile down the pub.

3.5
edgallow (4362) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 7, 2017
16.9 oz bottle pours amber with a off whit head. Aroma is earthy and malty. Taste is sweet malts, earthy and some citrus

3.9
Davros IX (439) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
A true English bitter and that is a compliment. Good malt, mild bitter hops and a beer that you can just keep drinking and enjoying.

3.3
seuinoz (260) - Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2016
(Bottle)Typical of a English bitter. Light in taste,not really bitter. Lack of a head. Amber in color. Sits ok on the palate. Decent bitter.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 26
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5