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Brakspear Oxford Gold - W.H. Brakspear & Sons plc

Brakspear Oxford GoldBrakspear Oxford Gold

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81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.98%


Brewed by:
W.H. Brakspear & Sons plc visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Mild Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bark on 11-16-2007)
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-09-2013 12:20:18 | More by Ciocanelu
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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TGS

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-02-2014 11:35:53 | More by TGS
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

02-14-2014 20:40:29 | More by Craigale
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New York

2.75/5  rDev -24%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

01-31-2014 19:40:20 | More by Saksis
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Romania

5/5  rDev +38.1%

01-23-2014 19:26:14 | More by houtappel
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Mr_Pink_152

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01-01-2014 20:39:53 | More by Mr_Pink_152
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-07-2013 22:31:32 | More by BillRoth
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-31-2013 11:51:11 | More by dcmchew
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dsolonenko

Singapore

4/5  rDev +10.5%

09-06-2013 17:41:29 | More by dsolonenko
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Mountainmanbrewing

Ireland

3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A delicious holiday discovery. All round nice easy drinking beer now brewed at Wychwood Brewery. All Brakspear's copper tanks were moved over to the Wychwood Brewery to maintain the same process and flavour. Apparently the yeast dates back to 1776? A unique old school ale.

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2013 17:13:04 | More by Mountainmanbrewing
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A gift from a family friend from the UK.

A: Hazy amber liquid with a slight 1/4" cream coloured head that dissipated quickly.

S: honey, yeast and grass.

T: Honey, grass, marmalade, wood, grapefruit rind.

M: Medium viscosity and a low level of carbonation.

O: Surprisingly tasty flavour given that this ale uses Golding, Styrian Golding, Fuggle and Admiral Hops.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 00:32:03 | More by DaftCaskBC
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Drknight

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-25-2013 15:42:27 | More by Drknight
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Johnq1964

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-21-2013 10:40:01 | More by Johnq1964
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Hanglow

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-06-2013 18:35:50 | More by Hanglow
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charlatan

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle has freshness date July 2013. Fairly dark amber colour with decent white head. The nose is a combination of dired fruit, lemon and honey. Seems a tad watery to start, until the hops kick in. Then a very pleasant, slightly oily feeling lemony bitterness with an accompanying nutty (perahps hazelnut) element. The first time I consumed a bottle of this I was under the impression that I was drinking brakspear Bitter and wondered what had gone wrong, but it has definitely grown on me after a few bottles over the last couple of years.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 21:03:29 | More by charlatan
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Robert-Simmonds

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-12-2013 21:46:30 | More by Robert-Simmonds
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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

06-03-2013 07:31:35 | More by SimonTja
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BKLRIBS

Texas

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04-26-2013 22:04:43 | More by BKLRIBS
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Radome

Texas

4.16/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted from a 500 ml bottle bought in Oxford, UK.

A - Deep golden to copper color with orange highlights. Very clear. Head is off white and not very thick, but it is sticky and persistent. Good lacing.

S - Clean, fresh aroma of English hops, some bready malt and a hint of butterscotch.

T - The taste is clean and balanced. It emphasizes English hops flavor (although the bitterness is moderate), but is balanced by bready, biscuity malt. There is a bit of butter and caramel in the slightly sweet finish. Very nice.

M - Medium body. Smooth carbonation; medium hops bitterness; no alcohol burn.

O - A simple and low-key, but very well-executed English beer. Balanced, clean and not over-the-top in any one area, but very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2013 22:47:09 | More by Radome
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FLima

Brazil

3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Amber color. Poured a two finger head with low retention.
Fruity aroma, with notes of caramel and honey.
Interesting flavor, I was expecting something quite sweet, but I got a nice predominant English hops taste and decent malt. Notes of non-sweet plums and herbs. Dry and with a nice bitterness long aftertaste.
Light body with medium carbonation and small bubbles.
This was close to expiration date, I guess it aged quite well. Very well balanced beer, not too heavy but not boring, I would be more than happy to quaff a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 03:00:59 | More by FLima
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Brakspear Oxford Gold from W.H. Brakspear & Sons plc
82 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.