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

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RATINGS: 187   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!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35055) - 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]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31169) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy and light peachy. Mild citrusy. Bitter and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29277) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2013
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of peaches, straw, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of elderflowers, straw, caramel, and fruits, leading to a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel with notes of hops. Fruity flavour of caramel and hops with notes of grass. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2012
Cask. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is caramel, crystal malts some slight floral, herbal and grassy notes. Flavour is rather grassy with some floral and herbal notes. Also some slight bready and grainy maltyness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2012
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell EC1. Pours a yellow color with a small white head. has a fruity peachy hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
2nd June 2012
Cask at the The Sun Inn Summer Beer Festival, Kelvedon. Hazy gold beer, good off white suddy head. Light palate, a little dry and a little soft. Lovely juicy hops - tropical mango and orange and grapefruit. Nice hint of red berry fruits. Hop spice and tinned fruit syrup. Light dry finish with fresh hop sting. A belter! Amazing flavour for it’s modest abv.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2011
cask at cloisters ... golden yellow ... thin white head ... soft zezty lemon hop ... sweet juicy lmon ... soft bitter peel ... juicy ... big lemon peel ...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are grass, straw, sweet malt and hops. Nice, crisp and clean.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13703) - 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.


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