Leighton (11457) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at CBC Holborn - London. Pours clear yellow-gold with a lasting, creamy white head. Good citrus hop aroma with understated pale bread, grass, some pine needles. Medium sweet flavor with lightly toasted pale malts, sun-kissed grains, hay, dried citrus and a bit of rind. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Lightly resinous to finish with nice grapefruit notes, some pale bread, toasty grains, melon, subtle jammy citrus, marmalade, moderate grain husk bitterness, orange rind and hay. Good stuff.
madmitch76 (15420) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2nd June 2014
Craft Covent Garden. Cask. Almost clear gold beer, tidy white head. Palate is smooth and light with mild fine carbonation. Sweetish smooth light malt. Hops are ripe orange with fresher orange underneath. Touch of marmalade. Traces of lemon and hop spice. Smooth finish. Decent but not quite singing.
Theydon_Bois (9280) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Craft Holborn, 03/06/14.
Clear golden with a moderate off white head.
Nose is citric peel, orange squash, tangerine, light bread notes, grassy.
Taste comprises floral hop tones, orange, citric peel, straw.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, arid closure.
Another solid golden blonde fom Oakham.
ladnewton (1442) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden on 23rd May 2014. Amber to gold with thin loose off-white foam. Biscuit malt and citric hop aromas. The liquid taste is grass and citric hop with plenty of biscuit malt; the two foci harrmonising. A bitter core develops in finish whilst hop and malt remain in background. Light yet engaging texture and a fair amount of body.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Lamplighter Northampton 23/05/14. An orange gold coloured beer with pretty much no head. Nice tropical fruits throughout. Good body. Lovely citrussy flavours. a good hoppy beer from Oakham as ever.
Osprey87 (1871) - WALES - JUN 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at CBC Covent Garden. Clear amber orange, still, small bubbly white head. Aroma is light malt. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is light cheesy mango, lime, lots of orange pith. Paradoxically easy and light yet bitter and astringent. A good fruity pale ale.
JohnRMurdoch (3326) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ The State Bar. Golden orange, good head. Biscuit grain resin aroma. Mild citrus hop flavour. Light and refreshing with bitter aftertaste. Golden / pale ale hybrid.
mr_h (2956) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by hand-pump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear golden amber, good white head, grapefruit, citrus aroma, intermittent lacing, grapefruit flavour, well balanced, bitter citrus finish
Stuartyboy (688) - SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at counting house jdw Glasgow a strong citrus nose withflavours if orange and grapefruit slightly sour but generally quIte fruity abs fresh quite nice
Scopey (7100) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask gravity at CPBF 2014. It pours clear golden with a small white head. The nose is fresh, piney, tangerine, grapefruit, kumquat, hay, peach and light brioche. The taste is crisp, bitter, peppery, grapefruit, tangerine, resin, hop astringency, straw, pine and varnish with a lingering dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Fresh, crisp, tasty and massively drinkable. Oakham own pale hoppy cask ale.