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


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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask: Regular.
Originally a one off special for the Peterborough Beer Festival, Bishops Farewell has become a permanent fixture in the Oakham family.
A strong premium beer of structured quality dominated by elaborate fruity hop notes, with a grainy background and dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (839) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Cask- golden with a small white head. Aroma of grass, lemon and hay. Taste is grassy, lemony and with hints of flowers. Light bitterness. Medium body. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1986) - CROATIA - NOV 2, 2014
Cask at The State Bar, Glasgow. Pours golden with medium white head. Fruity, flowery, hoppy. Dry bitter finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5299) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(cask) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of citrus fruit and yeast, slightly leafy, with a hint of sweatsocks and honeymelon. flavour is mostly floral hops and yeast, with some pears, straw, alcohol and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Straw coloured, thin white head; ripe pink grapefruit without being acerbic in any wya; good malty backbone; smooth and sessionable; feels lighter that it is; quality stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (490) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Caak .pours a pale yellow with a white head Aroma is heavy fruit citrus taste is sweet and biitter fruit with a long bitter finish nice beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (855) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Cask at The Merchants, Rugby (House beer). Light blond with a strong white head, Hop notes and very refreshing. I’ve never tried this before as its always on and a bit common, but was quite impressed. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vladivostok (412) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Not quite as pale as some of its ilk but still has a lagery appearance. Mouthfeel is rather thin for the gravity and finish is typically harsh and bitter. Pretty much an identikit citrusy beer which really doesn’t do anything for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11563) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Cask at the George, Croydon. It pours clear golden with a thick white head. The nose is fresh, doughy, toasty, floral, perfumed and citrus peel. The taste is crisp, bitter, lemon, grapefruit, floral, straw and light soap with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Balanced, tasty and crushable. Grade A golden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (7298) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2014
Cask. smooth, malty beginning, smooth, malty, fresh. Easy to drink and fresh with grainy hints. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dervock (850) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2014
Tap - Pours golden with a dense white head. Malt and flowery hop aroma. Dry with a nice measure of bitterness. Creamy palate.

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