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Brewed by Oakham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A strong premium beer of structured quality dominated by elaborate fruity hop notes, with a grainy background and dry finish.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scotty (1053) - - JUN 12, 2014
A slightly hazy pale straw colour with a thin patchy white head, not the most attractive beer I’ve seen! The aroma and taste is dominated by lovely fresh floral/citrus hops this lingers on the finish, delicious! The haze and poor head aside this is a cracking beer, packed with flavours that last, wish I’d bought more than one bottle now! From B&M.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2222) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle shared at Great British Weekend (day 2) in Belgrade. Pale golden ale, sofft sweet hops. Mild body, good rich balance. Green and bittering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkvoika (6) - ESTONIA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Little head. Golden color. Fruity and bit bitter aftertaste. Overall I like it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (60) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood.Pours golden with small white head. Aroma ofcitrus, fruity. Taste is bitter, citrus, malts, little watery. Well balanced. Good one.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melkart (296) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - AUG 31, 2014
Floral aroma. Malt taste and slightly bitter taste. Dry finish. Refreshing. Low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rand (1290) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle 500 ml from PS. Golden blonde ale, thin white foam. Fruity aromas, hops, citrus and herbs. The taste is also fruity, bittersweet, with citrus and cereals, notes of straw, zest and herbs. Dry finale, pleasant and digestible.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3251) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2014
From a pint bottle shared at Ryan’s. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Aroma of light citrus. Flavors of biscuit. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nakedwhendrunk (2081) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Thanks Olivia for the bottle. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a golden yellow with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Light lacing intricates itself in and around the glass in a spider web fashion. The smell had a light sweet earthy malt with some nice sweet citrus. The taste was mildly sweet through a combination of the earthy maltiness and citrus. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a good sessionability about it. It came across slightly crisp on my tongue. Overall, good beer, I’d have it again.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (531) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 30, 2014
Pours a clear and very light yellow color, topped with a fine white head. Very pleasant aroma, citrusy malts and fruits. The taste is a kick - very bittery with lots of bitterness in the aftertaste. Still very decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2014
DØE. Clear yellow with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 240514

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6602) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2014
CBF 2014. Golden coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Grassy, light bread. Hoppy flavor, bitter finish. Dry texture.


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