Leighton (20591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask handpump at the Eldon Arms - Reading. Pours clear, deep russet-gold with a creamy white head. The aroma holds ripening citrus fruits, a little pine, bread.light sweet flavor with some rindy orange bitterness, lightly toasted bread, faint grains, pine, melon. Light bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Decent balance to finish, some furred rind, pine, slight leafy hops, dry bready malts. Good beer.
leaparsons (10400) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask, Criterion, Leicester. Pale gold with a bubbly head. Aromas are grapefruit, white grape and pineapple with peach. Low biscuit malts with spices. Flavours are crisp lemon and bitter grapefruit with sweet pineapple. Predictably good.
DanielBrown (4474) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hand pulled at the Wellington, Birmingham. Another, yet another great Oakham beer. Very pale, very hoppy. Plenty of lychee, pineapple and so forth. Glides across the tongue, but retains a really fruity stickiness, like juice from tinned fruit. Excellent.