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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular (previously Occasional). Also available bottled at 4.8% - filtered but unpasteurised.
Tart gooseberry and soft peach on the nose. Gooseberries and fruit to taste, before an intense bitterness thats as sharp as a macaws screech!

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2014
spruce, citrus aromas, hazy golden amber body thin white head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, with a slightly salty bitter finish with a massive grapefruit flavour all the way through. full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish. this was much, much better than i was expecting! excellent stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trotwood (51) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle 4.8%. Pours clear amber. Very peculiar aroma of American hops and gooseberries (promised on the etiquette). Nice taste and solid spicy bitterness make it a very good beer. Drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (6097) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2014
On cask @ the Stockbridge Tap. Appearance - golden with a slight haze and nicely proportioned head. Nose - fresh sweat and citrus. Some hay in the background. Taste - more sweatiness and grapefruit and pith on the finish. Palate - light to medium bodied with a tangy texture that turns into a long dry finish. Overall - if youre happy with the sweat thing, which I dont mind personally, this is very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandman (2927) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Cloudy golden body, white head. Aroma has huge peachy soap, exotic fruits, some lychee and bit mellow maltiness. Wonderful aroma. Flavour is really harsh bitterness with grainy malt. Some tart fruits. Very hoppy, bit flat and watery. Nice session beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thmsboyd (198) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
ABV 4.8% bottle dated 27.5.14, drunk 5.6.14. Enticing fruity aromas. Clear amber colour, mostly tight creamy head with some rockiness. Tart, sour berries to taste with intense bitterness. Fullish, well-balanced body thats smooth yet lively

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1170) - ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Cask. Slightly fuzzy rich gold ale. Thick cream head. Nose of strawberry and gooseberry in cream. Mouth is creamy, imparting BAGS of spice, berries (goose and rasp) and brambles. Spicy bitter lingering finish. Zing!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13638) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1683) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Such an interesting aroma- fruity, but not like the typical tropical fruit. Soft carbonation, unique fruitiness. Really enjoyed it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (6231) - Livermore, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
500 ml. bottled dated best by 12/9/14. It pours a clear golden color with a small white head. The aroma is pleasant with honey and fruit. Mostly gooseberries, apple, pear and maybe some peach. Mild spicy aromatics in the background. The flavor is the same with a nice biscuits and honey malt base and more citrus, orange, gooseberries and pear fruitiness. The finish is spicy bitter. It has a bit of a fuller body than expected for the ABV. Overall, a very tasty and easy drinking hoppy beer. Well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1997) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
500ml bottle from B&M Bargains - Clear amber body with lively carbonation. Fairly muted nose but there is an aroma of hops, citrus and a slightly tropical note, and that gooseberry you are promised comes in. On the palate it is medium bodied, has a hoppy pine bitterness, and a tropical fruit flavour, with peaches and vanilla on the finish.


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