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


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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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!

Mjp12's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mjp12 (1391) - York, North Yorkshire, - SEP 28, 2013
From bottle, golden orange colour, with bubbly , long lasting head. Gentle fruity aroma . Lovely dry , hoppy taste very refreshing, great harsh bitter finish, making it very, very easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (1969) - FINLAND - SEP 30, 2016
Aroma is caramel and fruity. Flavour is medium sweet, fruity and medium to heavy sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1647) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 29, 2016
Handpump at Craft Beer Co - Covent Garden, London. Deep gold clear pour, off-white foam. Nose: English malt signature, a bit smoky kind of dusty room. Barley leftovers! Lovely! Mouth: Rich barley, easy drinking, oxidation (ripped cherries). Bitter aftertaste. England on forever! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3746) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2016
On tap at the Felix Holt, Nuneaton. Golden to Amber colour with a white head. Aroma malty caramel and grass. Taste sweet malt and bitter aftertaste. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jasonbenali (134) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose. Pours orange to amber with medium carbonation, a thin white head and medium carbonation. Aroma is gooseberry, caramel, lime and lychee. Taste is a touch rubbery and harsh, but with a nice length bitter finish. Good malt notes for the ABV even if it’s a little thin. Got better the more it warmed up and has some interesting flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Bottled 500ml (Alko)
Clear golden-amber color, small steady white head and some lace. Like description says, there is "rubbery" peach in the nose. Light-bodied. Gooseberries, sweetish peachy fruityness but same time also kind of harsh overall. Hard mouthfeel. Ok but not as good as expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (467) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2016
Bit of a mash up between an English and American pale ale. Solid malty base, with a moderate fruity hop bitterness. Very sessionable. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2971) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle from Alko. Copper color, white head. Bitter taste with grapefruit, hops, gooseberries, resin, pine and caramel. Bitter finish with grapefruit, hops, pine and caramel. Very nice pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kustie (884) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle. Amber color with thick white head. Aroma has grass, malt, caramel. Taste is malty sweet with long somewhat bitter aftertaste. Flavors of pine, caramel, malt and fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turboninja (493) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle@home, from Alko linnainmaa, Tampere, Finland. Very nice taste for the percentage including fruits, bitter malts and some hops. Balanced with medium taste spectrum and medium, bitter and a bit hoppy aftertaste. Light/Medium body with medium carbonation. Overall, soft and balanced in all aspects. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (2347) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle enjoyed with Rachel in Base Camp ahead of the last supper with Paula, Dave & Nick. Pours a clear Pale golden with a White head. Nice tropical hoppiness with an enduring bitterness. Some caramel malt. Lots going on. Very nice.

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