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

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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!


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Philym (1004) - 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 (35220) - 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 (259) - 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 (2364) - 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 (370) - 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 (6379) - 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 (1991) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
plaugher (185) - 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 (7958) - 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.


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