overall
92
88
style
Brewed by Oakham
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Peterborough, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Festival special for 2011 Peterborough Beer Festival. Hopped with Chinook, Centennial, Columbus and Cascade.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13557) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Cask conditioned at The Wellington, Birmingham. Gold to amber with white head. There is a rich maltiness to this initially, sharp and just a hint metallic. The hops kick through, reasonably floral and resinous, grapefruit zestiness. Another very decent beer from Oakham.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11331) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2015
Cask at the Stockbridge tap. Pours clear amber, nose is toffee, pine, peach, taste is juicy fruit, sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3590) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2015
Cask at The Stockbridge Tap. Clear amber body with a dense white cap. Excellent lacing. Aroma of plum, blackcurrant and caramel. Flavour of blood orange, tea and a tangy, hoppy finish. Big bitterness. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft carbonation prickle. Rich and hoppy. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3401) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Found alive and well on Gravity at the Nottingham Robin Hood Beer Festival. Amber with a thin off white head. Mild hoppy aroma. The taste is pine hop over plenty of caramel. Fruity with some tea on there too. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (9934) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Cask gravity at the St Albans beer festival 2015. Mid amber slightly honey coloured pour with a lasting loose off white head. Aroma is tangy zippy lemon, bitter orange, grapefruit, little brown bread. Flavour is composed of semi sweet, honey, zippy zesty lemon, grapefruit, zesty pez sweets. Palate is medium sweet, medium full, bit of sticky hop resin, good cask condition. Aggressive clean hop bitterness. Another suburb, hoppy cask conditioned beer from Oakham, chapeaux!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2427) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2013
Cask at CBC, Brixton. Pour an amber colour with a thin white head. Sweet, sherry aroma with caramel too. Medium body with sherry in the flavour alongside some toffee, toast, burnt caramel, booze, a hint of citrus. It's rich and flavoursome. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17609) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico, 12/07/13. Hazy golden amber with a light beige head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, bitter orange, grapefruit. Taste comprises juicy hops, tropical fruits, fleshy red grapefruit, light pine, mineral notes, underpinned by subtle caramel maltings. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish. Solid cask IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (45092) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ York Tap, Tea Room Square, Station Road, York, North Yorkshire, England YO24 1AB.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, nutty - pale nuts, pale toffee, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130121]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7964) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
(Cask at The Rake, Borough, London, 27 Apr 2013) Dark amber colour with foamy, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with dried fruit, toast, orange and dried apricots. Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, dried fruit, apricots, orange marmalade and a generous citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain malt sweetness. A bit strong, but quite well balanced and tasty. Nice one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (18109) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 260413


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