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


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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask: Regular
This light igniting ale flickers complex fruits across your tongue leaving a dry fruity bitter finish smothering your thirst. Inferno uses a blend of five different hops from the Yakima Valley to create its floral aroma and unique flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14175) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2009
Cask@Beer Hunters’. A bit hazy golden color, this cask foamed a lot, so good white creamy head. Honey and pine in the nose. Crisp hopping in the nose. Crisp hopping in the flavor, long bitter aftertaste. Pine and resin. Nice 4% session beer, you can drink this all night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2393) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2009
Cask at Coronet W’Spoons in Nth London. A pale gold pour with a small head. Aroma of hops and grapefruit. Citrus, hoppy, malty taste. Not too bitter, nicely balanced. This beer has terrific flavour for only 4%. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (10893) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 28, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2014 Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo) (6:3:7:4:14=3.4)
Woo woo! Oakham’s back in Finland! Sweet massively fruity and citrussy hoppy aroma. Taste the same - loads of new world hops in perfect balance, and not overpowering at all. Lovely citrussy finish too. All of this bundled in an unassuming 4% "golden ale" - brilliant! Welcome back Oakham - you’ve been missed.
Rerate: 500ml bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn) (7:3:7:4:15=3.6)
Woo-hoo - Oakham’s in Estonia! Damn, beautiful lemony aroma. Crisp palate, massively thirst-quenching. Gentle honey in the mouth, and finish. Slightly perfumet. Beautifully hopped, tons of aroma and a nice little final bite. Storming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sm89walt (1816) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2009
Cask - The Phoenix, Canterbury. Clear golden with a fine, lasting white head and a bubbly lacing. Floral, grass and lime citrus hops on the nose. Grass and citrus again, flavour-wise, with grapefruit and a resiny hoppiness with a lime/grapefruit bitterness in the finish. Soft mouthfeel, medium carbonation and a lasting bitter citrus palate finish. A quaffable and moreish beer with a refreshing bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bacchanalia (146) - milton, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2009
It’s JHB on steroids, terrific. Pours that delightful pale yellow, the nose has loads of power, wafts of grapefruit & other citrus. The palate is nice & rounded for a 4 per center & you just get blasted with bitter grapefruit. The finish is amazingly long for a beer of this strength with more bitter grapefruit, but also that lemon you get from those fake lemons that squirt out juice on your pancakes, but with a touch of sherbert.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rodders (137) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2009
(Handpump at fat cat norwich) dark golden, slightly red colour. Smells a little soapy, but elements of citrus. Taste is balanced, quite bitter with some hops and a refreshing lightness. Soapyness brings it down a little though. Still, good half pint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2009
Tried at the Rake, Pours a pale straw, touch of dirt in the flavour...lines perhaps? Nicely bitter but not a hell of a lot of flavour with it, a touch one dimensional....not sure if i should do a rating on this but i guess i should take it as it comes

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (11393) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Bartons Arms, Aston, Birmingham. Pale gold with white head. The real deal in a glorious pub, despite it being in ’enemy’ territory. Sharp and lemony bitter, very hoppy, biscuity malty body, lovely in every respect and congratulations to Oakham for ressurecting The Bartons.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobinlondon (1260) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2009
Handpulled cask at the New Crown (JDW) Southgate. Pale straw coloured with a white head. Instant Oakham hop hit, full of citrus pleasures. Fab beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2009
Cask at The Tottenham, Tottenham Ct Rd 19 Nov 08. Very pale golden colored. A small creamy head. Very fruity aroma: Peaches. Inviting. Flavor & the rest dominated by citrus – mostly lemon and grapefruit. Quite good but unvaried.

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