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

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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Single hopped (Citra) IPA


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (401) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
2015/04/09 - Pours a clear, yellow-gold colour with a thin, white, soapy head that quickly reduces. Aroma is grain, biscuit, mild honey, tropical fruit, lychee, citrus fruits (grapefruit, orange), grass, pine and mildly catty. Taste follows nose; citrus (orange, grapefruit), honey, grain, lychee and pine with grassy and catty notes. Mouthfeel is medium with average to low carbonation and a crisp, bitter, drying finish. Pleasantly surprised. 500ml bottle. Clear, very orangey, golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Hoppy aroma delivers the whole range of citrusy flavours, lemon, mandarine, orange, grapefruit, passion fruit, all juicy and zesty; additionally some gooseberry, biscuity malty background. Taste is crisp bitter and citrusy hoppy, passion fruit predominates the bunch of all the other ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6422) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
[Bottle (500ml)] Pours a clear deep golden-orange with an average size long-lasting frothy white head. Minimal lacing. Nice aroma, quite fruity and moderately hoppy (grassy and catty) along with a light vegetal note and bready malt. Flavour of grassy & catty hops and fruit along with some alcohol and a long moderate to big bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Not amazing but pretty good indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2949) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle from the LCBO. Clear and glowing golden-orange body with a small white cap. Aroma has nice notes of orange blossom honey, cut grass, bit of pineapple and lychee. Flavour is nicely balanced, light toffee up front, perky hop character following with notes of tangerine, tart raspberry, under-ripe mango, orange zest in the finish. Medium bodied with a nice crispness on the palate. Very good!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (4553) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 5, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear, very orangey, golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Hoppy aroma delivers the whole range of citrusy flavours, lemon, mandarine, orange, grapefruit, passion fruit, all juicy and zesty; additionally some gooseberry, biscuity malty background. Taste is crisp bitter and citrusy hoppy, passion fruit predominates the bunch of all the other flavours mentioned above. Very fine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (376) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
Pour is clear pale straw with a persistent clean white cap. Nose is cereal and honey, apple, piney and grassy hops, faint citrus. Taste is a sweet, sugary pale malt with a great lingering bitter kick and finish. This based on a few stolen sips, but I’ll be picking some of this up for myself.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2462) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
500ml bottle purchased at the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario. Clear gold in colour with a thin white head, little lacing. The aroma is of light citrus, light malts, light tropical fruits. The flavour has some pine, a bit floral, citrus, bread. Finishes long, bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (5025) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
Bottle: Poured a dark orangey color ale with a nice large pure white foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of green grassy hops with some citrusy bitter notes. Taste is dominated by light grassy notes with some citrusy hops, some residual sugar and a bitter finale. Body is about average with good carbonation. Enjoyable but maybe a tad more bitter then I would have like.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rejtable (1588) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
Pours clear gold with an initial head that fades to nothing, and no lacing. Not much to look at. Nose is a bit Apple juice with some grapefruit in there. Flavours are a pretty big grapefruit hit, some lighter fruit like unripe mango. Taste med bitter light sweet. Medium body low/med csrbonation with a long lasting agressive bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
R4N5H (201) - SINGAPORE - MAR 27, 2015
500ml bottle at The Mad Poet, Singapore on 19/03/15. I thought I would try this - like a kid in a shop, I was attracted first by the label and secondly by the fact that an IPA brewed in Peterborough had made it across to Singapore. It did feel that it had travelled either too far or too slowly. Nice golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of fruit and hops - some lemon and tropical fruits. Very thinly carbonated - almost flat. Light level of bitterness - heavy sweet fruit flavours (mango, citrus) downplay the hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jksipa (466) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle from the LCBO. Crystal clear pale gold with a small white head. Strong tropical fruit nose with mango and papaya and some floral notes. Light sweet caramel base leading to medium bitter middle and finish with grapefruit emerging. Medium light oily mouth with average carbonation. Seems a little thin. Nice, but not as good as the Bellwoods Citra Monogamy I had this week.


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