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Oakleaf India Pale Ale

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Brewed by Oakleaf
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Gosport, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
This beer is initially dry and bitter. Full flavoured and complex marmalade / aniseed notes follow which then leave a lingering bitterness on the palate. A classic in its style.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2915) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2014
On cask at the Guildford Arms. Appearance - golden with a proportionate head. Nose - oranges and a touch of mountain herb. Taste - fresh oranges and lemons with a nice sweet fruitcake note in the background. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. GGood balance. Overall - enjoyable ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
Huddersfield Beer Festival. Blonde with a small head and a hoppy nose. It’s quite dry with its dominant hop taste that has some very small fruit notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6521) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 7/7/2014. Golden, with a decent, white, head. Hedgerow fruit, with a touch of apricot and tangerine, biscuity malts and a lingering, bitter, finish. Enjoyable English drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Feb 2014 - Pale gold in colour. Decent off-white head. Good lacing. Fruity; grapefruit citrus, lemon, hint of tropical fruits. Hoppy; grassy hops, moderate hop bite. Malty; toasty malts, caramel. Moderately bitter citrus fruity hoppy and dry throughout. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
21st February 2014
Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. KEGS. Cask. Almost clear paleish gold beer, small bubbly white head. Palate is light and dry and a little crisp. Nice carbonation. Light pale malt, semi sweet. Dry and slightly bitter floralness. Nice citric peel lemon - orange - grapefruit. Light finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2684) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Cask at the Michael Bacon JDW, blond with a fine white head anda citrus hoppy nose. Powerfully dry-bitter on the palate, yet with an earthy note and an underlying maltiness, it’s almost like an English take on an American IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (4219) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Cask at Counting House JDW, Glasgow. Pale yellow, thin white head. Nice hop aromas, orange and peach. Taste brings a light sweetness, good bitterness. Clean finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ackercharlton (1) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014 does not count
Bottle conditioned beer, straw to pale amber in colour with nice floral slightly peachy aroma. Dry to medium mouthfeel stead fast bitterness as described.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (3445) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2014
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; golden yellow with a frothy white head, tangy orange aroma, taste is floral with a hint of fruit and citrus, biscuity malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10771) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Cask at Ealing. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Modeerate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flowery flavor. Long moderate bitter fnish. Creamy palate. Nice.


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