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


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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask: Regular
This light igniting ale flickers complex fruits across your tongue leaving a dry fruity bitter finish smothering your thirst. Inferno uses a blend of five different hops from the Yakima Valley to create its floral aroma and unique flavour.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CanCrusher (1084) - Ilirska Bistrica, - OCT 27, 2012
Bottle. Golden yellow, slighty hazy colour with small white head, that sits down quickly and leaves some nice lacing. This beer is brewed with 5 different kinds of hops and that fact gives it the perfect nose. Aroma of hops, spices, grass and also some citruses, mostly grapefruit. Very bitter beer with dry, heavy bitter aftertaste.

thepatrickman (1367) - Jevington, East Sussex, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2017
On cask in Edinburgh. Pale and golden, just right for the style. The flavor was pretty restrained -- there was a bit of floral hop notes, but not what I’d expect for "a blend of five different hops from the Yakima Valley" like the description says. Slight sour edge, although that was probably from the tap lines. Decent, but not terribly interesting.

Parmenion777 (302) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2017 Pours a light golden colour with a smooth foamy white head. Aroma is predominantly light malt, some grass and citrus hops. Robust grassy, astringent bitterness with some light malty sweetness and lingering bitter finish.

saxo (18945) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
Cask @ The Fat Cat, Norwich. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, flowers, grass, malt and hops. Nice fruity finish..

Camons (12680) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
Cask @ Fat Cat, Norwich. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of light malt, grass, light citrusly hops, grapefruit. Flavor is fairly bitter, malt, grassy, citrusly hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 180217

Beer5000 (6549) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2017
Cask @ The Masque Haunt, Old Street, London. Clear golden body with a nice white head. Mild but pleasant aroma of malt and light fruity hop. Flavor is smooth malt with mild fruit and moderate bitterness. Balanced body and OK aftertaste. A pretty smooth and soft ale that suits the cask.

The_Osprey (8222) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Cask handpull at The Crosse Keys, London as ’Oakham Inferno’. Golden orange, totally clear and still with a diminishing foamy white head. Aroma is lemon boiled sweets, elderflower, some soap. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is lemonade and elderflower, white rose petals, assertive dusty astringency builds. A tasty hoppy golden ale but maybe a touch too astringent, reducing drinkability.

prawlie (1613) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Draft at Old Manor in Bracknell. Zesty, bitter and dry, yet still refreshing. Not the most fragrant of beers but smells quite nice. Fair body for a relatively weak beer.

redders1974 (1527) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Bags of taste for a golden ale sherbert lemon oranges pint at the flying horse rochdale

ipabr (219) - Somerset, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2016
Malt and bitter peppery hops. Not for me, wouldn’t buy again. Didn’t buy to start with either

mR_fr0g (12599) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2016
Cask at the brewery tap, Peterborough. A mostly clear golden yellow coloured pour with a lasting soft white head. Aroma is soft bready malts, cereal straw and faint leafy citrus hop. Flavour is composed of rounded soft pale bready malts, lemon, slightly grassy. Palate is superb, mellow, easy going and perfect cask condition. Assertive clean hop bitterness. Good stuff.

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