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


on tap

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Single hopped (Citra) IPA

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jamestulloch (1644) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2014 Review is a combination of bottle and cask. Slightly hazy, golden body with a fluffy white head that holds well. Lively carbonation. Lots of sticky lacing. Stunning, powerful aroma of pineapple, lemon, passionfruit and mango, with subtle grassy, resin and biscuit notes. Lovely juicy tropical fruit flavours. Very hoppy and refreshing - I love the Citra hop and this showcases it perfectly. Not a great deal of malt character, but who cares? This is amazing. Bitter finish and barely a hint of its 6.0% ABV. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. An utterly brilliant beer - one of the best I have ever tasted. For me, it is a stronger, hoppier, turbo-charged version of the (also amazing) Jarl by Fyne Ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (740) - SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2012
Strong flavour with hints of tropical fruits and pineapple slightly sweet with a fruity aroma golden colour with a creamy white head

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2012
In bottle at home. Pours a blonde colour with a decent white head. A fantastic aroma of pineapple, passion fruit and lime. Similar flavours with well balanced alcohol and lingering lime again. Moderate carbonation, light CO2 prickle and an oily mouth-feel. Nicely bitter and very drinkable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CanCrusher (679) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle. Pale golden colour with white head, that leaves some nice lacing. Strong aroma of tropical fruits like mango, grapefruit, pineapple, lemon, orange and some piney notes. Very hoppy bitter taste, dragging all that fruits with it. Excellent beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2420) - Crestview, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Gold colored pour. Big white head. A little lacing left behind the quick falling head. Big fruity aroma of grapefruit and oranges. Some malt. A nice citrusy flavor with some buttery caramel unfortunately in there. A slight bitterness that lasts throughout. A little sweet and dry. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerCast_Rich (1896) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 22, 2012
[cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh] Clear golden beer with a large, tight white head. Big, juicy and resinous aroma, along with a whack of orange fruit. Sweet pineapple on the flavour, orange and lemon, leading into a lovely resinous hoppy bitterness. The absolute business – this is one of the best British IPA’s I’ve ever had, quite simply. The way the flavours move on from the sweet fruit into the piney bitterness on the finish is wonderful [19102012]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cgarvieuk (15379) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2013 cask at cloisters ... golden amber ... big white head ... zezty orange pine hop nose... juicy oily orange ... big citrus ... light pepperyness ... superb...4.1 cask at the bow ... glowing orange amber ... bubbly white head ... huge sweet citrus orange hop hit nose ...sweet oily orange ... juicy hops ... big fruity orange ... zezty sweet ... light peppery hop ... juicy juicy juicy 4.3 just stunning Cask at malt and hops Golden amber .. thin white head ... soft sweet floral orange nose ... juicy fruits .. sweet oily orange ... juicy mellow and balanced 4.4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3455) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2012
660ml bottle from Great Grog. Rich golden amber colour, good head. Dry biscuit citrus hop aroma. Pine resin lemon hop flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Somewhere between IPA & blonde beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (3164) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2012
660ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch - clear golden, thin white head, grapefruit hop aroma, pine notes, citrus flavour, high carbonation, oily feel, strong prolonged bitter citrus aftertaste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (6565) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2012
660ml bottle from Corks of Cotham, Bristol. Clear gold in colour with a tight white head and plenty of carbonation. Massive, Crisp, slightly creamy aroma of mango, grapefruit and pine. Flavour had a solid, biscuity malt back bone, more tropical fruits, tangerines and a lingering, dryish finish. Excellent.

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