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Oakham Tranquility

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Formerly brewed at Oakham
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Peterborough, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
A golden beer which blasts off with powerful grapefruit/citrus aromas and flavours, touching down with an intense and satisfying bitter finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2011

Cask (gravity) @ 27th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2010, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, lime. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20101202]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1680) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2011
Cask. Leicester Beer Festival 2011. Lemon and grape on the aroma. Yellow body, thin white head. Bitter with a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2010
1st December 2010
Pigs Ear. Clear gold beer, residual white head. Light dry palate. Sweetish and slighlty minerally hops. Seamless blend of orange, lemon and lime citrus. Lovely!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (7712) - NUNEATON, TOP, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2010 Cask handpull, The Crown, Nuneaton. Pale gold with a greenish tinge and spittle of halo. Lush stewed hop leafiness and tropical fruit aroma not so far from Mikkeller Nelson Sauvin; NZ Chardonnay, grape and passion fruit, peach, pineapple, blackcurrant...erm, ’dog pissed on by a cat’, according to my notes. Complex- one of those beers that just get me reeling every fruit I know off the top of my head. An authentic, contemporary US-style IPA...but better. Rounded and wine gummy with lemon zest, blackcurrant and tropical Starburst; quite a lot of honeyed, white toast, cashew balance for Oakham but just..dripping with hop loveliness, really. What a shame I’m going to work.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Crown Inn, Stockport 07/08/2010 Big hop aroma. Clear golden coloured hoppy and citrus flavoured. Creamy on the palate with a bitter malt finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8916) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2013 Cask, Swan & Rushes, Leicester. A juicy, fruity, citrus hop bomb. In bettrr condition in a pub. Prev 3.6. Now 3.7. Cask, Peterborough Fest 10. Pale gold with a thin head. Aromas are lemon marmalade with grapefruit and melon. Some biscuit and caramel malts. Grassy and lager-like hops. Flavours are bitter lemon with grapefruit and white grape skin. Some sweet biscuit but this is mostly a hops. Another solid Oakham beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2010
Cask handpull at The Barton Arms, Aston. Bit of earthy hop on the aroma. Lots of tangerine fruit. You can taste the alcohol which is not a good sign. Although others enjoyed this. It is not my favourite Oakham beer. And the other beers on the JHB, Bishops Farewell and the Citra were all so stunning, it rather put this in the shade.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2010
Cask@Cambridge Blue, Cambridge. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is malts, wood, nectar, some mild notes of floral hops as well. Flavour is fruits, nectar wood and some spices. Pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (8428) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2010
Cask, gravity at Merton Summer Beer Festival 16-07-10 Pours golden some haze with a white head. Aroma is really citrussy, loads of grapefruit flying off and with a nice maltiness there as well tying things together. The taste is grapefruity, nice bitter and pithiness, nicely malty, this is just so drinkable, I wasn’t sure of the hops used but dad seemed convinced that there was Nelson Sauvin in there and I reckon he could be right, lovely beer that us dangerously drinkable. I think that this may just have squeezed through as my beer of the festival. A8 A3 T9 P4 Ov17 4.1

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (11476) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2010
Cask conditioned at Merton Summer Beer Fest ’10. Slightly hazed Gold with white head. Ahh Oakham, one of the British Brewers that make the pulse race when you see it on, and this is exactly why, I see the word intense in it’s description and yes it is, but in a very drinkable way. Masses of grapefruit skin notes giving it a presence that forces you to take interest, you can feel the zest and life of it. Dry and hoppy, lasting on the palate, mouthwatering and very nice indeed.


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