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


on tap

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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Pasteurised Bottle. A cask version did appear in 2001 @ 3.7% Goliath: The Beer to slay a mighty thirst. A full bodied & robust ruby bitter brewed with Pale & Crystal Malts, with a rich malty taste & a hefy wack of Fuggles & Goldings hops, just the beer to slay that thirst...

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle, LCBO gift pack 2012. Dark orange pour, creamy white head. Pleasant earthy hops in decent aroma. tase - classic English bitter taste - fruity hops over medium malt base, sort of metallic hops in finish. Pleasant brew that likely would be much better served fresh than in pasteurized bottles across the pond.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CanCrusher (1022) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - DEC 18, 2016
Bottle 0,50L. Clear orange color with small, frothy, off-white head, that dissipate in a minute. Malty aroma with some tea notes, also herbal and grassy. Taste starts light bitter, become light sour for a moment with some light, fruity notes and finish light bitter. Lighter on body, watery and bored.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
josanguapo (1319) - SPAIN - OCT 29, 2016
From Festival de las Naciones. In Ikea’s pint glass. Playing Magic Duels. Very drinkable, refreshing and moreish. Not mind blowing but wouldnt mind to repeat. Soft caramel and bitter notes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
LordSierra (15) - Getafe, SPAIN - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle 50cl. Few smell, red and filtered. Few flavour and few palate. I do not recommend it

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamVimes21 (322) - - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle at home amber with a thin white head that didn’t last long with a malty,caramel and slightly nuttiness taste,which leaves a slightly bitter malty aftertaste not what I expected .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
melush (3325) - SPAIN - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle 50cl @ Lartesana, Seville, Spain. A: Golden. T: Malt, caramel, slightly fruity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhammaren (1747) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2016
.5l bottle @ VIhreä Haltiatar. Old rate froim mobile. Pours clear orange withj low head. Aroma is malts, hops notes, caramel, wild strawberry notes. Flavor is mostly same.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleRider78 (831) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 3, 2016
Pours a foamy off white head and has a slightly dull dark copper appearance. Lacing is good. Mild grainy and bready malt aromas with spiced hops. Has earthy and herbal type hop flavours, somewhat sweet and has a slight bitterness. Notes of toffee and nuts as well. Pretty faint citrus notes. Mouthfeel is full bodied with fairly weak carbonation but has a nice mouthwarming sensation. Not too bad, easy drinking but not the best from Wychwood.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Towey1989 (2123) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear pale amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of toffee, bready malts, fruit and slight spicy hops. Taste of light caramel, bready malts, some fruit, slight grass and subtle spicy hops. Light bodied but a watery texture. A dry, spicy, grassy hop bitterness in the finish. Surprisingly hoppy but quite bland and watery. A dry, somewhat refreshing bitter overall. It’s ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (4804) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2016
500ml bottle @ The Wightman, Shrewsbury watching Desert Mountain Tribe. Pours a clear amber, white head. Aroma is crystal malts. Taste is smooth, moderately sweet amber malts.. light caramel, soft nuttiness. Good bitter, no complaints here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
UXO (1653) - CANADA - SEP 11, 2016
Appearance: clear pale amber with one fat finger of rocky ivory head, good retention and moderate lacing. (4/5) Aroma: nutty, caramel malt, grassy, light fruit. (5/10) Taste: moderate-high sweet, mild bitter, light metallic. (5/10) Medium body tending slightly watery, moderate-low carbonation, sweetish short duration mildly bitter finish. (2/5) Another less-than-impressive Wychwood offering. A bit sweet and a bit watery, with a finish that isn’t so much bitter as astringent, especially as the initial sweetness fades. An unexciting interpretation of an unexciting style. (10/20)

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