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Brewed by Oakham
Style: American Pale Ale
Peterborough, England

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 583   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle; Regular. 4.2% in cask.
The first of our single hop variety beers. We were the first brewery in the UK to use Citra. The beer proved so popular that we will be brewing it again. Permanent from January 2011.
A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2513) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 28, 2017
Clear golden colour, medium sized white head; aroma and taste of grapefruit, lychee, slight tangerine and biscuit notes; good one

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wendigo (353) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 24, 2017
0.5l bottle. Hopy aroma, grapefruit, lemon, resin. Light hazy golden color, white head. Hopy and malty taste, grapefruit, light resin notes, medium bitter. Medium body, slick texture, soft to average carbonation and long dry bitter finish. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lagerboy (2112) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 10, 2017
500 ml bottle. Clear golden yellow, loose white fading foam. Pleasant lemon citric aroma. Taste is lightly bitter lemony citrus hop, grassy hay, slightly bready lean pale malt. Average carbonation, medium bodied, moderately hopped. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (1362) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 7, 2017
clear pale liquid with white head. aroma of citrus, resin, grass. Taste has resin, grapefruit, medium sweetness, very bitter, light+ sour, light body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BaroneBirra (455) - Gorizia, ITALY - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle. Pale clear gold, small head. Resin and citric aroma. Piney and fruity hops taste, bread and bitterness in the final. Light body, dry mouthfeel

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
tmzl (308) - SLOVENIA - FEB 6, 2017
Slutty floral banquet, grainy middle, light medium bitterness that builds up with time, kinda aggressive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (842) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JAN 11, 2017
backlog from Sep 24, 2016 Clear golden, soapy white unstable head. Aroma: fresh sweet citruses, grapefruit peel, candies. Taste: dry and bitter. Slightly oily palate. Flavour: fresh lemon, white grape, ripe grapefruit. Dry bitter finish, slightly harsh. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2928) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2017
Bottle. BBE Mar 2013; Drank Dec 2012 - Yellow Straw in colour. Very Fruity; tangy gooseberry, juicy grapefruit and lemon citrus; didnt get the lychee aromas. Hoppy; grassy hops. Malty; sweet malts. Bitter citrus fruity hoppy throughout. Dry bitter finish. Very refreshing. Nice APA! (2012-12-31)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (3146) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - DEC 21, 2016
50cl bottle. Light hazy gold to orange. Light white head. Taste is medium bitter. Body is medium. Balanced palate. Aroma and flavour is blueberries, orange, light pine, hops, citric. Cool beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
southnorth (9) - RUSSIA - DEC 20, 2016 does not count
Greenish golden body, medium head. Taste is a nice balance of sweet fruit malt and grapefruit hops; the hops are very apparent, but it does not skew too bitter or unbalanced.


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