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

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (206) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Superb pale yellow beer,with malty hoppy aroma,taste is fruit bitter with balancing mild sweetness,long dry finish cask at blackfriars highly recommended

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2124) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This hazy golden beer has strong pine and citrus flavours with a creamy mouthfeel and a grapefruit finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jonb5 (341) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
A: Pale amber, continental apple juice like clear, one finger head, decent retention, some lacing. S: Citrus, flowers. T: Tangy, zesty bitterness, mango, sharp on the palate, pepper. M: Crisp, light, easy drinker. O: Had a nice subtle balance,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6151) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle from Waitrose. Copper coloured with a decent, off-white head. Pleasant malty bitter with some decent tropical fruits and a hoppy, bitter finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davros (1869) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 24, 2013
Pours amber with a small head. Nose shows toffee, caramel, herbal earthy hops, orange marmalade. Moreish. Pretty similar flavours, more slight caramel and bready malt with some earthy hops underneath. Could use more carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
plaugher (158) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
500ml bottle into an English pint glass. Pours a clear golden colour with a medium, fluffy head and light lacing. A fruity nose. A little too tart, with a moderate bitter flavour with a lasting dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7773) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2013
bottle from Waitrise Sidford. Golden colour,. mid-sized white head. Malty base, pleasantly hoppy with a touc hof tropical fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13256) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2014 Bottle from Waitrose. Clear pale brown lasting white head. Some malt some sweaty sox aroma. Light grapefruit aroma. Has it got some sauvin in it? Tastes like it nope it’s summit and Amarillo apparently. yep really good. Good pale grapefruit flavour good bitterness on the finish. Re-rate. Bottle from Waitrose. Hoppy as hell. Aroma like a fresh couple of hop flowers. Easy drinking. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8402) - Bochum, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2013
(bottle, 4.8% abv) Clear, amber colour with a short and slightly off-white foamy head. Fruity hoppy aroma with notes of citrus, but also a woody and slightly sweaty touch, accompanied by shades of bready cara-malt. Moderately bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Cara-malty with a present hops profile, including notes of citrus and grapefruit; quite dry and moderately bitter, also lasting fruity hoppy finish. Easy-going Ale. 25.IX.13

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThirstyBird (1481) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2013
Many thanks to bobinlondon for leaving this treat among others for a dead-drop pick up! Pours an orangish color with a slight haze. Smells of peach, fruit, mild floral hops. Taste is tropical fruit and floral hops ending dry and slightly bitter. Light in body and beautifully carbonated. Great stuff!


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