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

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RATINGS: 183   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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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (1308) - Alabama, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Cask @ Gallows Bird RAF 2013. Pours a yellowish orange. Aroma is lemon, lemon peel, citrus, grapefruit peel. Taste is a lot of the lemon and lemon peel as well. Definitely hop forward. Light biscuitiness on the finish. Pine and grapefruit on the aftertaste. Palate is light.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (644) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 22, 2014
0,5L bottle (4,8% ABV), BB 20.09.2014. Pours golden-amber with off-white head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is rather weak fruity, caramel, herbal, floral. Flavor is fruity, citrus, caramel, floral, grass, some metallic notes. Finish is long pine bitter with some fruitiness. Overall: nice brew.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mentalmind (32) - FINLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Very nice head with good belgian lace. Golden color. Good aroma with some citrus. Good bittery bite in the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhammaren (1037) - FINLAND - AUG 15, 2014
.5l bottle @One Pint Pub Pours clear golden with low head. Aroma is exotic fruits, peach, malts, hops. Flavor is hops, malts, fruits, peach and grape fruit. Nice beer! Yeaaaboyy!!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (2192) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2014
0,5l bottle @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear golden with a low head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is malts, some fruits and a hoppy finish. Good balance and surprisingly strong body for the ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (3909) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle from Witrose in East Cowes shared with McTaps. Highly drinkable piwo with big aromas of spruce, lemons, other citrus fruits and a bit of hay. Bitter ending which is is equalized by a fine sweetish forefrunt. Cripsy, special, amazing piwo which is a bit unusual.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (3918) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose in East Cowes. Beer pours out in a light hazy golden colour with low, airy head and crisp body. Aroma of hops and spruce. Taste of fresh hops, mandarinas, citrus, spruce, pine, mild herbs and light peppers. Wonderful refreshing. Loved it due to its well-balanced bitterness and aromatic finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenOver (70) - SLOVENIA - AUG 2, 2014
Pours golden with little head, strong citrus aroma. Taste is very bitter. Dry aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (178) - - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle from Fenwicks Newcastle. Pours deep orangey shade with off white head. Zingy, hoppy flavour. Very fresh and floral.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1369) - chill and boost, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
A new golden rake @ Magpie : nice pungent hoppy nose. Tropical fruit. Golden colour (no shit) A dry palate with that zesty hop shit that’s aromatic and chill. Almost Apa in character.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
POLK (2216) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
The aroma of wood from the hops. A little thin and bitter taste. Tastes much English despite there being used amarillo and summer hops.


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