overall
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style
Brewed by Oakham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Peterborough, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Originally a one off special for the Peterborough Beer Festival, Bishops Farewell has become a permanent fixture in the Oakham family.
A strong premium beer of structured quality dominated by elaborate fruity hop notes, with a grainy background and dry finish.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3613) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2017
Cask @ Complete Angler.Pale yellow with a small white head. Fruity and hoppy tones. Fruit, malt, hops and bitterness. Medium to light body with a long bitter / fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (11359) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
Cask @ Fat Cat, Norwich. Pours light golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, grass, fruit, light citrus. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, malt, fruit, light citrus. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 180217

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (17642) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
Cask @ The Fat Cat, Norwich. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, hops, malt and hops. Sweet fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (6811) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festival XX, Espoo. Pours golden orange with a smooth bubbly head. Aroma of fruits, grass, hay, citrus and grainy malts. Taste is smooth, hoppy and grainy with some grass, hay and citrus. Finish is crisp, hoppy and and citrusy with some grainy notes, hints of hay and grass. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (2254) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2016
Cask at The Leeky Tap, Leek. A slightly hazy golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of melon, lemon, some grain and slight floral hops. Taste is similar of melon, lemon, some grain and slight grassy, floral hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, grainy, floral hop bitterness in the finish. A crisp, easy drinking, citrusy golden ale with a grainy background, but not lagerlike and lightly floral late on. A good Oakham beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1266) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 12, 2016
Cask at the Volunteers Arms, GBBF. Pours clear golden yellow with a white head. Aroma of citrus. Bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ndburns (190) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2016
Pint on cask at Charlton Kings Club. Pours a slightly misty gold with a medium white head. Floral, grainy and hoppy aroma. Bitter up front, a sort of grassy bitterness pervades throughout, hoppy in flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
theprof (720) - Nottingham, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Cask. Aroma lemony citrus. Pours pale gold. Tastes predictably fruity.with a good languor

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (1567) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2016
On cask at state bar clear golden beer with citrus fruit aroma is citrus fruit flavour is lemon grapefruit and lemon touch of sweetness nicely balanced fruity finish

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1248) - SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Clear gold, not much aroma. Flavour is bitter hop, bittersweet, tangy citrus. A bit more mellow in the aftertaste, some caramel. Sour aftertaste though.


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