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

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Seasonal - April to June.
A strong golden summer ale, brewed to be light on the palate but overflowing with flavor.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2006
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Sweet, floral, hoppy aroma with honey and malt. Grassy hop taste and sweet fruit: blackberries and raspberries. Mid to low bitterness. Utterly delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at the Wenlock. Beautiful golden brown colour with a slight white head. Nose of amyl nitrate, slight alcohol and tonnes of grapefruit hoppage. LOVELY. More citric hops in the flavour with just a lick of malt in the finish for balance. Excellent mouthfeel. Tasty tasty tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3913) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2006
Hand pulled at Out of the Vaults, Leicester. Golden beer, loosely frothed head. Another very good hoopy beer from Oakham. Juicy, citric aqua flow through the mouth. High pitchyed in the centre of the tongue, with a little bit of malt grain to finish. Good. Yes.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1234) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2006
A mid golde to orange coloured beer with a thick white head. A light, hoppy aroma, loads of citrus fruit, particularly lemon. The taste is dry, hoppy, floral and zesty, lemony citrus fruit flavours. The finish is dry and citrusy. (Cask - The Fox & Hounds, Heacham, Norfolk).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2009
Cask in the rake. Alround rating: Pale light honey malt, citrusy grapefruit orange and floral hop, its massively well balanced and really tasty. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2010
cask ... golden yellow ... thin white head ...ligth zezty lemon nose... nose poor compaired to flavour ... big fruity grapefruit lemon zezty hop... packs a punch.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1588) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2010
Cask. The Pub, Leicester. Thin white head, gold-amber body. Citrus notes, biscuit, pear. As it warms fruity, with alcohol starting to come through.Tangy bitterness. Dry finish. Good pint.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2003
Compared to JHB this is quite a boozy number. Having said that, this is quite a different beer - darker and more malty, with fruit and toffee. Still refreshing though and pretty strong for a summer quaffer (and a workday lunchtime!)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2006
Cask handpull at Market Porter, Borough. I think that this will be my lowest rated Oakham beer! Copper coloured, thin white head. Bit maltier than most of Oakhams with some red fruit and attractive hop aroma. Some strawberry in mouth and strong hop finish. Distinctive hop bitterness. I love the finish on this, mixed with the strawberry fruit and malt.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 20, 2007
Pint pulled at The Bricklayers Arms in Putney (London), a clear amber/gold with a white foamy head. A very nice uncomplicated flowery hop aroma. A very smooth palate with a gentle bitterness, a hoppy flavour with some fruit sweetness hanging around the edges.


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