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Goliath - Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd

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BA SCORE
78
okay

124 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-18-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pale copper; medium frothy head, long lasting; clear

Aroma: Malty; fruity (sultanas per other reviews); light hops; lightly grassy

Taste: Juicy and slightly hoppy on start; thin in the middle, with roasted grain finish (light); well balanced; thin, but not bad overall; quaffable

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3.51/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle poured into tulip 1/4/13

A hazy light copper with bubbles popping up from everywhere and they feed a tight finger of foam that stick around long enough to leave 3 rings of lace followed by some random patches

S some faint caramel and floral hops with a little bread, quite faint without a whole lot going on

T stronger then the nose with some fruity aspects, and something earthy to go along with the caramels and faint hops, a small step forward from the nose

M more body then I'd guess form a low booze beer and a little creamy from the bubbles, fairly clean aftertaste

O would make a decent summer swiller, respectable but nothing spectacular

I like the sweet malts but could use just a little something, I suppose its a session beer and as such its decent

wordemupg, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

cfalovo97, Nov 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

djcreepshow, Nov 16, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

cool new beer as part of the Wychwood 4 pack. The bottle is brown not clear like the thumbnail above thank god. I like the fact it is 4.2% ABV thought the name suggests a bigger beer. the beer pours a nice autumnal gold with a slight nose. the taste is nutty and quite dry on the finish . Not a lot of complexity unlike Scarecrow or Wychcraft . the beer is certainly very drinkable but I was hoping for a little more. I did like the finish which was rounded yet autstere at the same time. pretty good offering but not my fave Wychwood beer.

canucklehead, Oct 31, 2012
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2.3/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

From notes:

Appearance: more of an amber colour than the claimed ruby; good lasting head; very slight haze

Aroma: malty and sweet, caramel

Taste & Mouthfeel: very smooth, slightly creamy mouthfeel; on the sweet side with minimal bitterness or hops despite the "hefty wack" of hops advertised; lacking depth, and flavour dissipates quickly

Overall: a lackluster beer that definitely doesn't live up to it's name

BGDrock, Feb 18, 2012
Goliath from Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
78 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.