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Oakham Mompessons Gold

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


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Seasonal - April to June.
A strong golden summer ale, brewed to be light on the palate but overflowing with flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (11528) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 6, 2015
Tap (Pint, ?)
Simpe light caramelly malts, some sweet fruitiness too. Very sweet. A bit sickly, palate too sugary. Tons of sweet fruity. Lacking the crispness I like from Oakham, disappointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2286) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Cask at CBC Brixton. Pours light Amber with a white head. Fruity, candy aroma with a little metal. Medium body, light carbonation. Light caramel, orange, lemon, wood, hint of booze, light grapefruit... OK if a little lifeless. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14752) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Cask at CPK - London. Pours clear gold with a creamy, off-white head. The aroma holds simple pale malts, light citrus fruits, lemon. Light-medium sweet flavor with an interesting white tea character, some lemon meringue, tangerine, light bitter hay, lemon zest. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation and soft mouthfeel; pretty good condition. Nicely balanced on the finish with hints of Earl Grey, more mellowed citrus fruits, pale bread, low bitterness. Tasty beer. Novel and quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (9771) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Cask at CP&K. It pours clear golden-amber with a small white head. The nose is soft, fragrant, watermelon, light grassy/herbal, fennel?! almost sorachi ace-like nose, creamy, guanabana and rice pudding. The taste is crisp, bitter, light sweetness, biscuity malt, toasty grain, citrus rind, grass, sherbet, icing sugar, grapefruit and lemon rind with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Quite a lot going on for the style. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (7027) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Cask at Thomsonís. 5.2%. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of malt, caramel, light herbs. Taste is quite thin, malty. Clean, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (4211) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 25, 2015
dark burnished gold, medium body, fruity esters, biscuit, light carbonation, easy drinking, inoffensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tdtm82 (1313) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Cask, Chelmsford Ale House, 20th January 2015. Typically golden ale. Grapefruit, lemons, some slight petrol, quite tough on drinkability Think this got hot in transit as it isnít what it should be. Considerable off-flavours which I rarely get from Oakham.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (707) - Godís Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Cask at The Merchants Inn, Rugby. Clear Golden beer with a white fuzzy head, Malty Biscuit Citrus notes, but a little flat and no tangy finish I would have expected from Oakham beers. Slight hoppy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4134) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 18, 2015
On cask @ Cloisters. Appearance - golden with a nice head. Nose - honey and limes. Taste - lime scented honey again, almost but not quite going into lime marmalade. Palate - close to medium bodied with a big tangy texture and a long tangy texture. Overall - enjoyable beer. I think this was 5.6% to be honest, so top end for Golden Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7329) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Cask at Stockbridge tap. Pours clear amber, nose is peach, apricot, taste is similar, sweet.

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