overall
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99
style
Brewed by Oakham
Style: English Strong Ale
Peterborough, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
Oblivion has a strong spiced fruit aroma, with a rich malt and full on fruit flavour, which lingers on in almost boundless bitter finish.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (5076) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at State Bar, Glasgow, earthy, toffee aroma, deep amber with a thin off-white head and very good film of lacing, earthy, caramel, pine, some fruit, bitter aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4697) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2005
[email protected] Criterion, Leicester. Reddish brown beer with a bubbly head. The aroma is malty and hopped and the flavour is very sweet and very bitter. Overall a too sweet beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4408) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2006
Hand pulled at the Criterion, Leicester. Really hardcore hops. Varnished finish, lasting and tart. The hop is sweet to start with, with a double IPA style flavour. Chestnut colour. Challenging and full.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4225) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Tri d at the Cardinals hat, lincoln. Deep amber to ruby colour with a thin off white head. Aroma has stewed fruit, citrus, and caramel. Taste is sweet caramel, body has alcohol medium body low carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2010
Cask, gravity, at Pigs Bear Festival 10 at The Pig n Falcon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Dark amber. Sour fruits in the aroma as well as malt. Thick, spicy rounded malt taste, full of hiddenh depths: fruit pastilles, leather, redcurrant. Mid bitter finish. You could analyse this too much.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (3154) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2009
Cask at WSpoons Southgate Nth London. Deep brown colour, malty and some toffee and of course the hops. Also a little musty as if an antique beer. US influenced, pretty good find.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 23, 2009
Cask at the New Crown (JDW) in Southgate. Thanks Magicdave! Dark amber. Great malty caramel flavour. Rich, full bodied yet very drinkable. A great example of a strong ale.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ladnewton (1849) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Cask at CBC, Covent Garden on 9th January 2017. Copper with shallow off-white foam and full lacing. Intense hoppy and pungent aroma. Sweet malts, and a rich-and-intense fruitiness in-mouth with abundant sweet tangerine, zesty orange and fine grapefruit. A tangy citrus, velvety finish. Full bodied with a zingy mouthfeel. Exquisite.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2010
Cask real ale tasted at Gallows Bird RAF 2010. Strong sourish nose with some hints of old cheese. Thin pale head. Dark nutty copper brown colour. Roasty malty taste. Bitter hoppiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - FEB 20, 2008
Gravity, Merton Winter Beer festival. Copper, lasting cream froth head. Lots of green hop aroma: melon, juniper cinnamon. Resiny hop bitterness, appealingly rough and aggressive. Melon flavor in a way that seems to capture the chin-dripping stickiness of ripe musk melon, while being simultaneously a crisply dry beer. Thats impossible, but yet...there it is! This is dangerous stuff! We may have created a hole in the space-time continuum!

28 days... 6 hours... 42 minutes... 12 seconds. That... is when the world... will end.


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