overall
84
100
style
Brewed by Oakham
Style: Bitter
Peterborough, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Availability: January to March. A rich, full bodied chestnut coloured beer with a smooth delicate bitterness. Plenty of sweet malty flavours with a divine, powerful fruity hop flavour and a heavenly aroma.

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3.5
jackl (8271) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2017
July 9th, 2015. Cask @ Chelmsford Ale Festival. Light amber pour with a modest, bubbly white head. Nose has plenty of apricot spread. Stone fruits. Mild caramel and cracker jacks. Fairly sweet chewy caramel malt body. Peppered grass on the finish. More orange. Medium body with fine carb.

3.4
kermis (14192) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2017
Cask at Craft Beer Co, St Mary Axe. Clear amber with an off white head. Aroma of fruits, floral notes, grapefruit and green hop notes with light malt. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Light medium bodied with very soft carbonation.

3.4
AshtonMcCobb (6772) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2017
On cask at Cloisters. Appearance - amber with a decent head. Nose - light earth and toffee. Light biscuit ending. Taste - toffee and biscuits. Dry earthy but could be drier. Palate - close to medium bodied with a crunchy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - solid.

3.4
theprof (1079) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2017
Cask. Aroma fruity malts. Pours copper chestnut with white top. Taste has soft berry fruits and malt biscuit. Some citra hops in the finish. A very agreeable bitter.

3.7
Christian (13756) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2017
Gravity cask at National Winter Ales Festival. Amber with a small white head. Fruity aroma with a touch of black tea. Sweet malty and fruity flavour. Classic brown bitter at its best.

3.4
Mr_Pink_152 (5248) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2017
Tried at the Golden Eagle, Lincoln. Great litter bitter this one. Nice hoppy aroma and taste, with a touch of orange bitterness to the finish. all body and drinkable.

3.4
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Cask (backlog). Ambery brown colour with a snmall slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruits, sweet malts, a bit nutty and caramelly notes as well. Flavour is rather sinmilar. Tasty bitter.

3.7
SarkyNorthener (4709) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2015
Cask@whippet inn micropub, lichfield. Slightly hazy Amber beer with medium head and very good lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is malts, some orchard fruits and tropical fruit. Good stuff.

3.2
JohnRMurdoch (4986) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Tap @ Glasgow Beer Festival. Medium brown, reasonable head. Oaty grain aroma. Dry straw malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Expected bitter.

3.4
Scopey (15265) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Cask at Rake. It pours clear deep amber with a decent white head. The nose is sweet, sticky, stone fruit, earthy, stewed orange, leather, toffee and resin. The taste is bitter-sweet, woody, earthy, leather, pepper, orange peel, grapefruit, resin, oily hops and mild astringency with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. A bit chequered than expected. Good bitterness anyhow. Decent.


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