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

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (3789) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Yellow coloured ale with a very small head. Full fruity aroma with grapefruit evident. The taste is just as fruity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (7797) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
This silky Golden Ale develops citrus fruit over hay-like cereals for a compelling summer quencher.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam laces nicely around the clear golden.
-Delicate hop resins balance out the finish with their bitterness.
-The natural carbonation and intelligent hop dosage make for supreme drinkability.
-This may not be the most memorable brew in their lineup, but itís still a world-class hoppy golden ale. Howís that for talent?

On cask at The Cambridge Blue.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SarkyNorthener (1884) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2013
Cask@Barton Arms, Aston. Golden beer with a medium frothy head. Aroma is hoppy pine resin. The taste is citrus, pine resin, pepper and some sharp bitterness. Reminds me of an IPA. Excellent beer with a touch of heat.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanoi (384) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Nose is kiwi, melon grapefruit. Some caramel malt. Taste is Lime and grapefruit rind leading to some resin and a sour tangerine finish. Mouthfeel is full. Very nice beer, which takes some of the American IPA styles and does some different enough to be interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rok1024 (1092) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JUN 16, 2013
Pale golden almost clear appearance, low head, exotic fruits, citrus peels and wormwood aroma, very bitter, however refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutchbeerpages (1580) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2013
Wonderful Golden Ale. The Aroma of this beer is just amazing thanks to the 5 different hops. It is however not too bitter, just a light bitterness in the finish. From a box of English beers this is the best one so far.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sizzler80 (459) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 27, 2013
Golden crispy pour with a frothy white head. Slight grapefruit, orange peel, grass, grain. Good carbonation, tart and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lembeek (143) - ITALY - MAY 11, 2013
Colore oro, velata. Schiuma compatta e persistente. Aroma floreale, maltato, con sentori erbacei e fruttati. Nel palato amara, con note agrumate e sentori di malto. Finale secco. Carbonatazione scarna.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2013
Do I like dubstep? Iíve got some, I went through a phase but Iím not in a rush to go back. Burial was up there. Moody? Iím a stroppy mofo but Iím not sure thatís the same. Iím game for anything truth be told, and the truth is, I love Kim Deal.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4439) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2013

Appearance: Clear deep yellow color with a nice white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Malty, hoppy and fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a fine bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Malty, hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Perfect session ale.
Personal stats: Handpull at Brewery Tap (Oakham) in Peterborough, England.


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