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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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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!


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3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mjp12 (370) - 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.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JoshuaStranger (176) - - OCT 12, 2014
Pours an hazy deep orange with white head. Aroma is fruity hoppy. Taste is some malts,slightly fruity,lots of bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4807) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
CBF; light sweet hoppy aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light fat hoppy bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13676) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle, 4.8%. Mild lemony and grapefruity aroma. Hazy golden colour. OK stable white head. The flavour is grapefruity at first, turning quite malty. Nice spicy hop finish. Good mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3244) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours clear golden with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and hops, with touches of yeast. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with fruity and malty notes. Lingering, bitter afteraste. A little decarb, possibly because it is several months aftert the BBD. Still, quite okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6784) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Amber coloured and clear. Has a white head,. Sweet hoppy aroma faint citrus, faint butter. Flavor starts light sweet, light bread, heavy hoppy. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlbionOakley (31) - Poulton, Lancashire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Nice, crisp and refreshing. Very hoppy but with a bit of a chalky bitterness which puts it behind the same brewery's citra effort ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (818) - 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 (36) - 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 (1104) - 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 (2300) - 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.


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