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Brewed by Oakham
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Peterborough, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Festival special for 2011 Peterborough Beer Festival. Hopped with Chinook, Centennial, Columbus and Cascade.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ York Tap, Tea Room Square, Station Road, York, North Yorkshire, England YO24 1AB.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, nutty - pale nuts, pale toffee, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130121]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2012
cask at cloister ... dark brown ... thin tan head ... soft fruity toffee ... zezty pine ... rich mellow toffee malts ... little red licorice ...soft roast malts ...ight spice ... nice big oily body

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 260413

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2012
Cask handpull at White Cliffs BF 2012. Rich pale chestnut colour lasting bubbly grey head. Big rich grapefruit hop aroma. Lovely. love the hop on this. Just love the slightly sweet malt and the big hop is great bitter on finsh. lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16869) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico, 12/07/13. Hazy golden amber with a light beige head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, bitter orange, grapefruit. Taste comprises juicy hops, tropical fruits, fleshy red grapefruit, light pine, mineral notes, underpinned by subtle caramel maltings. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish. Solid cask IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13228) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Cask conditioned at The Wellington, Birmingham. Gold to amber with white head. There is a rich maltiness to this initially, sharp and just a hint metallic. The hops kick through, reasonably floral and resinous, grapefruit zestiness. Another very decent beer from Oakham.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (12507) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Cask at The George, Croydon. It pours clear amber with a bubbly beige head. The nose is fresh, juicy, fragrant, orange squash, peach, honeysuckle, lychee, pine and a touch of varnish. The taste is pretty bitter, pine, resinous, grapefruit, blood orange, tangerine, peach, perfumed, light toffee and some chewy malt backbone with a lingering dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Pretty juicy stuff. Enjoyable, albeit not Oakhams best.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2015
Cask at the Stockbridge tap. Pours clear amber, nose is toffee, pine, peach, taste is juicy fruit, sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2011
Cask, Peterborough Fest 11. Dark amber with an off-white head. Aromas are toffee malts with grapefruit and herbal, earthy notes and hints of aniseed. Flavours are sweet toffee and chocolate with piney and grapefruit hops. Dry and bitter to finish. Very well balanced with warming, peppery alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Cask gravity at the St Albans beer festival 2015. Mid amber slightly honey coloured pour with a lasting loose off white head. Aroma is tangy zippy lemon, bitter orange, grapefruit, little brown bread. Flavour is composed of semi sweet, honey, zippy zesty lemon, grapefruit, zesty pez sweets. Palate is medium sweet, medium full, bit of sticky hop resin, good cask condition. Aggressive clean hop bitterness. Another suburb, hoppy cask conditioned beer from Oakham, chapeaux!


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