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


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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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theprof (1014) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Cask. Aroma lemony citrus. Pours pale gold. Tastes predictably fruity.with a good languor

Stuartyboy (1701) - 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

ianwelby (1432) - 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.

Martin243 (1200) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Pints at the Tilley Stone Gateshead. Crystal clear golden body with a half-inch of proud white mousse. Floral aroma, tropical fruit flavour, and what I describe as "green" bitterness on the finish. Seems simple, but more than the sum of its parts.

Terminus (3689) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Cask at brewery Pours a very bright lite orange hue with a nice rocky soapy white head and great lacing once again. These cask ales are pouring perfect from this place. Nose is big floral notes flowers quite lite. Flavors show big floral hops a bit of green apples (old cask?) And big dryness. Finish has lingering floral hops and very dry. Not as good as citra or scarlet macaw but decent.

amhart88 (134) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Pale ale. Watery - very little in initial flavour and long lingering bitterness. Some lemon, grapefruit. Not to my taste really

The_Osprey (8211) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Cask at The Webb Ellis, Twickenham. Pale yellow, clear, still, small foamy white head. Aroma is biscuity, sugary melon. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is tangerine citrus, supporting biscuity malts, light floral bitterness in the finish. Very drinkable and enjoyable beer, designed for drinking several pints of.

MrTipple (5292) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Aroma: come citrus, floral hops, grain malts. Appearance: clear gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: intense fruitiness, citrus, grapefruit, nice floral hops. Overall: very nice Golden Ale, excellent palate, nice fruitiness. Pint at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

Stuu666 (13631) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Cask at ushers. Pours clear golden, nose sweet toffee, floral, little grassy, taste is dry, toffee, light fruit

ThirstyBird (2953) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
On cask at the Blacksmiths Arms in St Albans. Pours a clear golden yellow with a pretty white cap. The smell is grain, fruity, a bit of citrus coming through. The taste is fruity up fruit with since sweet light malt backing it up, a dry, crisp finish makes for a nice ending. Light with nice, give carbonation. A very pleasant beer.

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