Brewed by Wadworth
Style: Bitter
Devizes, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Previously known as Henry’s Original IPA

Light, refreshing and sessionable, Henry’s Original IPA is our local Bitter, named after our founder, Henry Wadworth. Extremely popular in and around Devizes.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - OCT 10, 2012
Bottled 29/09/12. A copper coloured beer with an off-white pook. A sweet and yeasty nose. Some Wadworth cookie dough notes. Sweet, thin and caramelly in the mouth. More cookie dough. Quite dull.

flying_pig (1571) - SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2017
500ml bottle from Morrisons, £1.00:
Not the strongest or the most interesting of beers, this one started relatively weak with little more than some biscuit malts & an earthy bitterness to show for itself. There was some faint sweetness at times that was a mild surprise but for the most part the beer seemed bland & watered down, never really making itself known & as a result it’s one that I’ll be avoiding in future sadly.

Garrold (5276) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Bottle. Morrisons. As Wadworth IPA. Clear, amber colour. Film and suds of white. Nose has butterscotch. Baking bread. Old hops. Taste is light sweet. Light body. Manages to feel a bit greasy, though. Light sweet finish. Just about ok for the quid spent on it.

Hanoi (951) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2017
Bottle. Nose is butterscotch, caramel, slight floral. Taste is butterscotch, caramel, light floral hop. Not an IPA on any level and mostly very poor.

redders1974 (1473) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2017
Amber small frothy head. Weak body not much body inoffensive and easy drinking but every so bland.

Towey1989 (2829) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2016
Bottle. Now branded Wadworth IPA. Pours a clear amber colour with a foamy white head. Aroma of toasted malts, bready malts, some caramel, orange, slight almond, a little fruit and subtle plastic. Taste of bready malts, some caramel, slight orange, a little fruit and subtle grain. Light bodied, moderate carbonation and a watery texture. A dry, carbonated water, malty bitterness in the finish. Started off promising with a nice, malty array of aromas but the taste is bland, unappealing and watery. A below average bitter and definitely not an IPA.

ndburns (190) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2016
500ml bottle from brewer at Cheltenham Food and Drink festival. Pours a wan copper with a small white head. Aroma is hard to detect, some caramel malt. Taste is similarly bland, not much going on.

SarkyNorthener (4621) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle from off licence in Bloxwich. Amber beer with small head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste follows suit. Ok.

dogbomb (1217) - ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Bottle. Deep gold with a thin white top. Nose has a bit of caramel swimming in lemon and grapefruit. Taste is overripe grapefruit, a bit of caramel, not much else. Meh.

madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
12th April 2015
Bright clear amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Light malts, slightly grainy. Mildly bitter floralness. Tangy thin dried fruits. Just a touch of zippy citrus. Light dry finish with a slightly grainy linger. Okay.

AlbionOakley (32) - Poulton, Lancashire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
4x500ml cans for £2.60 from home bargains. Doesn’t look like much- copper colour with hardly any head. But the taste is good - not that strong but a good balance between malt and hops.

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