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

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular (previously Occasional). Also available bottled at 4.8% - filtered but unpasteurised.
Tart gooseberry and soft peach on the nose. Gooseberries and fruit to taste, before an intense bitterness that’s as sharp as a macaw’s screech!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchad56 (147) - - JUN 11, 2015
Strong fruity aroma, clear pale orange. Medium carbonation with thin white head. Slight ting on tongue, citrus in mouth, grapefruit and bitter aftertaste. Refreshing on hot day, very drinkable

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ragnampiza (751) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JUN 4, 2015
500 ml bottle drank at Birra+. Dark gold, pretty clear, with a huge, fluffy and persistent bright white head. Fresh and tropical nose, quite dank as well. Yeah, all about those cheesy hoppiness. Solid bitterness through out, more than average astringency but that’s something quite common with these types of beers. Resiny and piney aftertaste. Easily drinkable and quite watery, but not too much. Average carbonation, light to medium body, creamy texture. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (3224) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Cask at the Kings Tun. Golden-amber with a lacing head, nice fresh gooseberry, lemon and peach nose, but overly assertive dry-bitterness swamps the delicate tropical fruit flavours and lightly toffeed malt hiding in the background.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1251) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Cask Railway Tavern., Chelmsford, 26th May 2015. White lacing. Dropped bright. Really fruity esters. Lemons, lime and grapefruit. Taste is grapefruit, melon, lime cordial, lemons and citrus tart. Really clean. Oakham have nailed this down.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (762) - SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Hazy orange beer with a thick creamy head. Very light citrus smell. Flavour is sweet and lemony but not sickly. Slightly spicy, floral backtaste. Smooth, easy going and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1203) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Cask at Jack in the Box, Altrincham. Slightly hazy orange. White head, rings of lacing. Lovely juicy hop taste. Soft green tea, very tangy fruits, citrussy like grapefruit mainly. Oakham really know how to do a hoppy beer and this is no exception.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrGD (108) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Great beer by Oakham! Beautiful deep golden colour with white foam. Aromas of fruits, hops, hint of caramel and malts. Taste: very fresh and clean. Citrus fruits, damsons, caramel, honey, and a gingery, bitter finale! Delicious and very drinkable, this is a little gem of a beer!!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepeter (325) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2015
Cask at Market Porter. Pours amber with slight head. Aroma of fruit (peach and grape) bit of brown sugar and fresh hops. All subtle nothing overpowering the other. Ver well balanced. Similar for the taste. I still get some slight sweetness but more field and slight fruit. Light Med palate, easy to drink because it is so fuckin good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBlueSky93 (503) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose. Pours orange-amber colour with a half finger white head. Medium to low carbonation. Aroma of spices, caramel, toffee, some fruits. Initial fruits, orange, lemon, some raisin and plum too, raisins perhaps moreso, then caramel, toffee, a little chewy, bready, biscuity bitter finish, nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anfractuosity (230) - - APR 9, 2015
Aroma of fruits, very bitter and hoppy. Lovely beer..............................


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