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75
87
style
Brewed by Oakham
Style: English Strong Ale
Peterborough, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.4
SilkTork (5737) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2009 Feb 2004 White Cliffs Winter Ales Fest. Gravity. A huge and very pleasant barley wine - a big rush of pale malt, splendidly and gently sweet, perfectly balanced with a delicate and floral hop envelope. Nice indeed. [3.2]
Feb 2004 White Cliffs Winter Ales Fest. Gravity. Pale colour. White Lily beer. Pleasant. [3.6]

3.7
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2009
Cask in the new crown. Alround rating: Aroma when fresh on it an excellent mix of citrusy pineapple goodness, sweet pale malts, small toffee appleness too as it has been on a day or two. Taste is similarly flavoured and excellently balanced for the %, massivly dangerously drinkable stuff.

3.4
mr_h (5499) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear golden amber, thin creamy off-white head, fruity aroma with a hint of elderflower, excellent film of thin lacing, very sweet, fruity, tropical fruits, oily texture, noticeable alcohol presence

3.6
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2004 Cask@Bedford BF. Nose is quite aromatic with fresh tropical, lightly piney hops (some alcohol aswell). Palate starts off with fresh, with some kiwi fruit, finishing with some appley alcohol, well balanced, with a medium bitterness.

3.2
thebeertourist (5189) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2007
On draught at The Coronet, Holloway Rd. Clear golden colour, frothy head. Fruity hop aroma. Flavours are a good blend of fruity hops and toffee malts. Raisins and apples are there, too. Nice

2.7
Mr_Pink_152 (5003) - 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.

2.8
MrTipple (4966) - 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.

2.5
JohnRMurdoch (4867) - 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.

3.5
BeerViking (4782) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2009
Cask/gravity at GBBF 2009. Pours a rich gold with good condition but almost no head. Honey, orange and apricots on the nose, a big fruity and sweetish warming body with a good sharp bitter tang and a citrus and peppery hops finish.

3.4
RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2009
Cask@1st Newark Winter Beer Festival, 2009. Golden/amber coloured beer with a fruity and vinous aroma and flavour. Overall an average beer.


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