Brewed by Oakham
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Peterborough, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Seasonal - usually Spring but may appear at other times (May & June in 2010).
Premium amber bitter with insane hop aroma and character, grapefruit and berries to taste before you’re certified to a bitter end

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogen (46) - ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Draught at Holy in Stoke. Well put together, another good beer from Oakham. Citrussy and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (962) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
Cask at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of biscuity malt, some caramel, grapefruit, peach, slight orange, maybe melon and subtle floral hops. Taste of peach, grapefruit, some orange, slight biscuit, fruity malt and subtle floral hops. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A dry, citrus hop bitterness in the finish. A really well balanced pale ale, lots of hop bitterness and biscuity, caramelly malt in the background. Oakham don’t disappoint, I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Gravity at the Nottingham Robin Hood Beer Festival. Golden with a thin layer of off white suds. Mild tropical aroma. The taste is bitter with nice grapefruit notes and underlying caramel. Crisp and refreshing. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnggg (40) - middx, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
cask at Oaka Pours light amber.hoppy malty citrus very balanced and sessionable beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (8701) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Cask handpump at The Oakham Brewery Tap, Peterborough, Friday 9th January 2015 on Whittlesey Straw Bear weekend (we stopped at Peterborough Central Travelodge) Pours warm gold, superb clarity, wow this looks and tastes bloody excellent, to complete the picture there is a slim white head atop. Initially I get soapy hops bit indistinct but after a while a real fruitiness and a lingering bitter bite. This is just marvellous, its superbly fresh as you would expect at The Brewery Tap. I am getting big hoppy burps, which make me smile, this is absolutely excellent. A8 A5 T8 P4 Ov16 4.1

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Gravity dispense at Pigs Ear ’14, day 1, 02/12/14. Golden amber with a decent off white covering. Nose is citric pith, floral notes, caramel, bitter orange. Taste comprises earthy hops, bitter orange, citric pith, light floral, melon. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Decent hoppy number.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
batneil (520) - - DEC 30, 2014
Very easy drinking beer, without a strong flavour. Light golden colour. Frothy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1319) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2014
Guest pint of draught at the Nags Head in Reading. Tasty US style bitter, very smooth. Slides down pretty well, a tasty beer and would be good for a session, although its a little lacking in x-factor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4200) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2014
On cask at the Stockbridge Tap. Appearance - golden with a proportionate head. Nose - lemon and grapefruit with a gentle malty backdrop. Taste - tangy lemon and a hint of toffee and biscuits but just a hint. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - yep good though not sure it fits into ESB perfectly.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tselloufc88 (276) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Pint at Merchants, Rugby. Strong aroma of grapefruit, tropical fruits. Taste is a lot of fruity hops, a bit of peach. Nicely bitter. Fruity aftertaste. I really like this. Superb.

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