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Brewed by Oakham
Style: English Strong Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Cask: Occasional. Has also been brewed at 7% and 8%
Fruit notes and elder flower on aroma. Taste of ripe red berries and citrus fruit, with a long, bitter, fruity finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6105) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2010
Cask at The Gallows Bird XIII Real Ale Festival, Espoo, Finland.
Slightly hazy golden colour with no head. Dry fruity hoppy aroma with hints of alcohol. Bitter dry mildly fruity hoppy flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4277) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2010
(Cask at Gallows Real Ale Fest ’10) Poured pale golden without a head. Aroma contained hops, fruitiness and alcohol. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, hops, fruitiness, citricness and bitterness. Aftertaste was fruity and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2010
Cask real ale tasted at Gallows Bird RAF 2010. Mild nose. Slightly hazy pale golden colour. No head. Thin taste with some fusel. Mild hoppiness. At the end hoppy bitterness. Some sour fruits in the taste. Warming alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, flowers, grass, citrus, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090805]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sm89walt (1716) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 26, 2009
Cask - Dartford WMC. Pours dark yellow with a small white head. Quite thick and oily in the glass. Orange peel, piney hops and lemon on the nose. Strong grapefruit flavours, backed by resiny, lemon hops a rich caramel note and biscuity malts, also with a hint of its alcohol content. Smooth palate texture, low carbonation gives quite a crisp, refreshing mouthfeel despite the ABV with a final lingering bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2009 Big hoppy pine aroma. Clear golden coloured very hoppy fruity and pale. A little creamy on the palate with a crisp and slightly dry bitter malt finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2009
Yellow with a small white head. Aroma is sweet honey, tropical flowers and tangerine. Sweet and floral flavour with some alcohol and hops in the finish. Delicious

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bman1986 (173) - Broadstairs, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2009
Cask at The Butchers Arms, Herne:An odd beer this one. A barley wine aroma to it, yet very pale and more like a strong golden ale in flavour. Rich, fruity and quite syrupy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009 ... Golden yellow ... big pine zezty lemon hop... sweet pine lots of hops ... juicy resins ... delightfull... all a cask ale should be

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - AUG 30, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009: good balance between malt and hops, alcohol is pretty well hidden, malt, banana, bubblegum, and limonchelo, nice.


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