Brewed by Oakham
Style: Bitter
Peterborough, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Availability: January to March. A rich, full bodied chestnut coloured beer with a smooth delicate bitterness. Plenty of sweet malty flavours with a divine, powerful fruity hop flavour and a heavenly aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3200) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2015
Cask@whippet inn micropub, lichfield. Slightly hazy Amber beer with medium head and very good lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is malts, some orchard fruits and tropical fruit. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3905) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Tap @ Glasgow Beer Festival. Medium brown, reasonable head. Oaty grain aroma. Dry straw malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Expected bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (9796) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Cask at Rake. It pours clear deep amber with a decent white head. The nose is sweet, sticky, stone fruit, earthy, stewed orange, leather, toffee and resin. The taste is bitter-sweet, woody, earthy, leather, pepper, orange peel, grapefruit, resin, oily hops and mild astringency with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. A bit chequered than expected. Good bitterness anyhow. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4883) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Cask at JDW Bishop Vesey; clear amber pour with a creamy beige head, fruit and malt aroma, taste has fruit, a hint of caramel, with decent bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Cask at cloisters. Pours clear amber, nose is light toffee, floral, taste is dry, sticky fruit, sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (18120) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2015
The only beer that could ever reach me, was on cask at cloisters man, yes it was, oh it was, ohhh yes it was

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (3896) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, Counting House, grassy hop aroma, clear deep amber, bubbly cream head, perfect lacing, floral, toffee, grassy flavour, creamy, very easy to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (15665) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Cask handpull at Tap East. Pale brown clear. Typical hoppy Oakham beer sherbert hop bit fuller cos of the malts. Good. Just really lovely hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (13591) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 06/03/13. Clear dark amber with a thin off white head that clears to a film and bubbles at the edge. Nose is hops, light pine, caramel malt, biscuit. Taste comprises hops, caramel malt, orange, light grapefruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitterness in the finish. A well balanced hoppy bitter!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at The Wellington,Birmingham.28th february.Amber pour with a small off white head.Nice aroma of fruit and hop with some maltiness.Fruity flavour with some floral notes and a malty background.Tasty,easy drinking session ale.

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