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6X - Wadworth and Company Ltd.

Not Rated.
6X6X

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BA SCORE
79
okay

68 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wadworth and Company Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-06-2002)
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Photo of Arch578
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Arch578, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of vancurly
2.8/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Purchased at Harrigan's bottle shop, Hunter Valley NSW.... $9 AUD.
a) Haze-free amber/burnt orange, good bubbling, off-white head, dense and rocky.
s) Nice English malts, slight citrus/marmalade, herbaceous.
f) Non-descript.... a bland version of the smell.
m) Too fizzy, thin front palate, medium mid palate, but no length.
d) Easy to knock a few back, but nothing to hold my interest for long.
For the money, not worth it.

vancurly, Jan 05, 2008
Photo of Phyl21ca
2.85/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Can: Poured a dark amber color ale with small foamy head with minimal retention and some fine lacing. Aroma of dry English malt is present but lacking in floral or fruity aspects. Taste of dry malt is interesting but the missing floral/fruity layer makes it a bit boring and the absence of any notable hops presence also make this as an average offering.

Phyl21ca, Apr 27, 2007
Photo of biegaman
2.88/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours with a creamy looking head, a really nice looking dark auburn colour. A caramel, toffee malt aroma; the distincly British nutty malt character. Sorta disapears shortly. A pretty light mouthfeel, nowhere near the usual heavy, chalky, mineral presence of English ales. Very little flavour, bits of malt but entirely watered down. Tastes nice, but hardly tastes at all.
Seems watered down. Absolutely NO bitterness or hop character. Carbonation very low. Very odd (and disappointing) for what I'd expect from this style. The diacetyl kicks in as it warms turning the flavour into a rouch, cheap butterscotch taste. A decent beer for the mainstream drinkers, but considering what I'd exepect from something this style (and what should be expected) I have to knock this one hard. I'm sure it being caned had a lot to do with it.
This has all the characteristics of a good British ale, but is heavily comprimised.

biegaman, Feb 03, 2007
Photo of pootz
2.95/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Can produced a clear dark amber ale with a tight 2 finger cap which lasted well and laced the glass....soft carbonation.

Nose is fruity and malt pronounced with a light sweet tone.

Medium body, soapy mouth feel, light mild character.

Light malts in the front midway hwrbal-woody balance from the fuggles and then the finish is clean and earthy.

Nice pub ale..has a decent character for a light mild ale.

pootz, Feb 01, 2007
Photo of benclimbs
2.98/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

pours brownish non opaque with a slight head and a small amount of lacing

the nose is a bit of nice bread and brandy notes with a strange astringent chemical smell

taste is quite biscuit like with some bready warm malts and a hint of dry bitter flat hop character - this is taken back a bit by some more of that nasty astringent chemicalish tastes - does not finish very clean.

overall, some nice flavours but is significantly taken back by some baaad smelling and tasting strangeness

benclimbs, Feb 14, 2010
Photo of Lazaro
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Lazaro, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of nmann08
3/5  rDev -12.8%

nmann08, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Cloudy copper; medium, light head; long lasting

Aroma: Spicy; malty; biscuity; little vanilla

Taste: Thin and a little watery; pretty well balanced between sweet and hops, but doesn't jump out as anything special

Remarks: Probably a good session beer

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

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of ohtheguilt
3/5  rDev -12.8%

ohtheguilt, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of Mr_Pink_152
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Mr_Pink_152, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of Beerstorian
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Beerstorian, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of jrfehon33
3/5  rDev -12.8%

jrfehon33, Apr 12, 2012
Photo of Sammy
3.03/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours light with a bit of coco colour in body, off-white firm head. A bit floral, understated British hops. An understated pale, non-offsensive and boring. Medium to lighter mouthfeel. Fuggle and Goldings hops.Malty with sugar. Well carbonated. Fair.

Sammy, Feb 18, 2007
Photo of Viggo
3.03/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clear orange/red, thick creamy off white head, nice lacing, decent retention. Smell is very sweet, sugary, some caramel, vanilla, bit of citrus and bread. Taste is cloyingly sweet at first, brown sugar, caramel, then some spice, bit of fruitiness, metallic finish. Mouthfeel is light bodied with low carbonation, very smooth. Way too sweet, but not bad.

Viggo, Jan 29, 2007
Photo of grub
3.05/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pours a nice amber colour with a half inch of very dense cream head. drops very slowly and leaves spotty lace.

aroma is ok. very plain. some dms. bit of malt and earthy hops.

taste is ok. kind of watery. grainy malt. low bitterness. bit of earthy hops. slightly fruity with a light sweetness. slight mineral taste.

mouthfeel is alright. slightly watery. nice low carbonation level.

this one is ok, but nothing special.

grub, Feb 17, 2007
Photo of Wintermute
3.1/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dull copper colour. Good clarity. Decent off-white head that lasted a few minutes. Some lace.
Smell has a mild malty sweetness and the hops are slightly earthy and floral. Some fruitiness and graininess.
Taste is mild. Fruity character is more dominant. Hops are fairly mild. Only the slightest of lingering hop bitterness.
Somewhat watery mouthfeel. The carbonation is completely propping it up.
Its an OK beer but there are others in the style I'd rather drink.

Wintermute, Aug 11, 2007
Photo of Rifugium
3.13/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First had: on gravity cask at Farmers' Cabinet, Philly, PA

Pours a golden brown, slightly hazy, with a frothy white head. Not much in the aroma...nutty, toasty, some funk. Taste is grassy and bready up front, some light caramel; a load of farmhouse funk comes in afterward, finishing off with lots of hop bitterness and a decent drying effect. Light mouthfeel, a little stale and metallic, but pretty decent overall.

After reading some other reviews, I wonder if this was a bad cask, but whatever...I just go with what I had.

Rifugium, Jun 05, 2011
Photo of GreenCard
3.13/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: hazelnut brown, good clarity, spongey layer of light tan foam, great head retetnion, lace

Aroma: sweetly malty and nutty, hint of fruity hops

Flavor: up-front roasty acidity, not much sweetness; roasted hazelnuts, very slight hop flavor and bitterness; finishes dryish with a lingering vegetal bitter taste and acidity

Mouthfeel: medium-full body, mild carbonation, somewhat minerally

Other comments: Smells a lot sweeter than it tastes. It's an OK beer.

GreenCard, Jul 27, 2006
Photo of slitherySOB
3.18/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice light red and amber colour, with a thin but strong head. Lace left small wisps of string on the glass. Sweet fruit candy smell, with some caramel, toffee, and malts. A little sweet tasting. Not cloying, but just too sweet for my liking. Plenty of malts, caramel, toffee, fruits(cherries, plums, figs, apples and blueberry), with a vanilla aftertaste. If one likes sweets, this is their beer. I don't. I prefer salty snacks. But, as stated above, it's not a cloying, sickening sweet. It's just sweet. For such a strong head, this beer has low carbonation, resulting in a smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Lighter body. Not light bodied, but not medium. It's a good beer. Because I don't like sweet that much, I gave drinkability a 3.5. If you do like sweets, try this beer.

slitherySOB, Feb 02, 2007
Photo of corby112
3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cask at The Farmers' Cabinet in Philadelphia, PA.

Pours a dark golden copper color with amber edges and a thin half finger white head that immediately disappears.  No lacing.

Slightly earthy aroma with delicate grassy hops countered by sweet and spicy malt notes.   Slightly spicy with caramel, rye toffee and hazelnut.

Medium body with very soft carbonation and a nice balance of subtle hops and sweet malt notes.  Minimal dryness and not too bitter with soily hops countered by spicy rye, sweet caramel, toffee, nut and light fruit.  Not terribly complex but well balanced and very quaffable.

corby112, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of stcules
3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very dark copper. One finger of a beige head.
Malty smell, with light notes of fruit, and a touch of hop.
The taste is better, with malt, hazelnut, oily notes, earthly and musky hop.
It fill the mouth, leaving a good taste.
Some burnt notes behind, with a good finishing bitterness.
Quite full and round body.
Roasted aftertaste, hop, and musk.

stcules, Dec 06, 2007
Photo of Pelicanrocks
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Pelicanrocks, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of mtbdonn
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

mtbdonn, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of Drknight
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Drknight, Mar 14, 2014
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6X from Wadworth and Company Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.