Brewed by Oakham
Style: English Strong Ale
Peterborough, England


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Cask: Occasional. Has also been brewed at 7% and 8%
Fruit notes and elder flower on aroma. Taste of ripe red berries and citrus fruit, with a long, bitter, fruity finish.

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s_hartshorne (2847) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2017 Cask tapped Leeds. Golden slight head. Fruity hoppy sweet. Decent enough stuff

theprof (1467) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2017
Cask. Aroma has cereal roasted malts and once you look for it elderflower and citrus hops. Pours rich golden brown with white lace. Taste is medium to full sweet to sour. Fullness comes from the thick texture but it is really medium bodied with average carbonation and a sticky finish. Like its namesake this is to be treated cautiously.

GuideDogSaint (1820) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 6, 2017
Cask pint at the Coronation Hall, Surbiton. Pours clear gold with a white head. Aroma of orange. Malty orange taste. Sweet finish. Heavy, almost a malt liquor. Not sure what to make of this. Ticks a few boxes but wouldn’t drink it again.

MrTipple (7282) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2017
Alcohol, sour, sweet grain malts, some citrus fruits, orange, pale malts. Clear gold, tiny, creamy, white head. Light sweet. More sour, sweet and alcoholic flavours, citrus fruits, soft carbonation, medium bodied, loads of alcohol in the finish. Not really my thing this ESA, sour and sweet with lots of alcohol. Cask at CBC, Islington.

Mr_Pink_152 (5922) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Tried at the Strait and Narrow, Lincoln. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is slightly Sour fruit. Taste sweet then mid sour. Ok but not great.

john44 (3510) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2017
Gravity Cask Half Pint at GBBF 2009 (Day 4), Earl’s Court, London Aug 2009 - Very Pale Straw in colour. Syrupy. Very fruity; grapefruit citrus, tropical fruits. Hoppy; spicy hops . Malty; toasty malts, caramel. Sweet fruity throughout with a bitter hoppy finish. Really liked this. Very Nice Strong Ale! (2009-08)

The_Osprey (9916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2016
Cask HP at The Webb Ellis Twickenham as Oakham Attila, 7.5%. Pale golden orange, translucent, still, foamy beige head. Aroma is gummy sweets, daquiri, rum. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is quenching melon, haribo, gummy red lips sweets, sweet with some spicy white rum alcohol notes. Slow drinking but pleasurable all the while. Can’t imagine this shifting too quickly at a spoons pub, but very happy to see it here. The pump clip suggests it’s going to smash your head into two pieces...and it delivers.

Towey1989 (3531) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2016
Cask at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A clear pale amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of candied fruits, lemon, elderflower, some pineapple, a little grapefruit and slight summer berries. Taste of candied fruits, summer berries, pineapple, lemon, some elderflower, subtle caramel and alcohol. Full bodied and an oily texture. A sweet, fruity bitterness in the finish. Sweet and really fruity, definitely a sipper.

JohnRMurdoch (5210) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2015
Cask @ The Edward Wyllie JDW. Pale golden yellow, not much head. Very mild fruity aroma. strong elderflower & alcohol flavour. Perfumey alcohol aftertaste. Not my sort of beer.

johnggg (43) - middx, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Cask at Oaka,pours light amber with good head.good use of malt and hops.alcohol dominated the aftertaste a bit too much. decent

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