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

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdobbs (408) - New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 1, 2013
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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1305) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle (27-Nov-13) Fruit light sweet berry herbal aroma. Clear deep amber colour, poor head and small suds lacing. Big sweet berry and herbal floral flavour. Bitter herbal finish and berry broad spiced and hoppy pepper aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lunkie (1459) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2013
Sweet hop herbal spice aroma. Amber colour with poor head and lacing. Spice herbal fruit malt flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick tight white head. Aroma: Lemon, gooseberry, lychee and peach, biscuit. Taste: Low sweetness, medium bitterness and sourness. Palate: Thick grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering astringent peppery, fruity, marmalade and grapefruit finish. Comments: Very good and glass lace.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mickut (276) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle. Pale amber with dense, short living head. Aroma has plenty of berries and fruit, soft carbonation with medium body makes this an easy ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow amber - orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, straw, caramel, sweet malt, fruity, light to moderate hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, grass, dry, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130503]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (284) - 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 (2527) - 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 (391) - 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 (6521) - 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.


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