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


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RATINGS: 171   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (514) - 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 (862) - 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 (445) - 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 (12504) - 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 (7755) - 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 (967) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sad24 (208) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
At hop in York, lacking hoppiness for an oakham ale. Ok, but green devil and cites are better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Don2711 (384) - - AUG 17, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2016 Really quite good. Will try again as drunk in a hurry. Nice taste and appearance. Good strength. Yes on second sample excellent. Usually like darker beers but well balanced. Nice citrus flavours. Good bite on the palate as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
Cask at JDW, Streatham Hill. Pours a pale gold hay colour with a white head. Floral, pleasantly zesty sherbet lemon aroma. Light body, light carbonation. Lemon candy, pine, grass, doughy white bread, light tangerine, orange zest... Tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2014
Cask. Gold pour, small foam head, light floral aroma. Taste is light citrus, earthy notes and a bitter finish. Nice

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