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


on tap

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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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 that’s as sharp as a macaw’s screech!

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mcberko (18998) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2017
500mL bottle, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out boiled vegetables and biscuity malt. Flavour is a little better, with herbal hops. light vegetal notes, and biscuity malt. Better on the palate than the nose. It’s decent.

theprof (1254) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2017
Cask. Pours honey gold with white foam top. Aroma straw and pale malt. Taste dry pine bitter with a background of tropical fruits that sour on the palate and thus accentuating the bitterness. There are others in the Oakham stable that I prefer

Lagerboy (2239) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2017
500 ml bottle. Clear lighter copper, mostly fading loose white foam. Fruity berry aroma, some spice. Taste is berry fruity, lean pale malt, earthy grassy bitter hop. Softer carbonation, light-medium bodied, moderately hopped. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

jfb (6675) - GERMANY - FEB 21, 2017
(cask) slightly opalescent golden colour with a creamy off-white head. aroma of lemon peel and yeast, with a hint of straw, some light raisins and grass. flavour is mostly herbal hops and straw, again quite yeasty, with a medium-bitter nettle finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

Grumbo (3981) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2017
Cask at the Robin Hood, Guildford. Pours golden amber with a small white head. Aroma of hop, caramel, malt. Quite sweet, light bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Finish is dry with growing bitterness.

Mathewsgm (2) - Wallingford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2017 does not count
Bottle 500ml @ Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK. citrus, grass, resin, golden, hazy, lightly bitter, medium sweetness, medium body, average carbonation, bitter finish,

kermis (14567) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle shared. Near clear golden orange with an off white head. Aroma of rich malt, caramel, herbal notes and light fruits. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

deanso (10101) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - JAN 9, 2017
50cl bottle shared with friends vintage 2015. Medium white head. Very hazy golden pour. Past it’s prime.

Maakun (6452) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle shared some time past best before date. Slight hazy golden with white head. Lots of lychees, sweet malts, light grass and herbs. Medium sweet and light bitter. I guess some of the bitterness has gone. It’s still quite fruity though. Just medium bodied. Past it’s prime, but still not bad.

john44 (3402) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2017
Bottle. Golden in colour. Slight head. Very Fruity; grapefruit citrus, peach, lemon in the finish. Very Hoppy; citrusy hops, grassy notes, nice hop bitterness. Malty; pale malts, caramel. Bitter citrus fruity hoppy throughout becoming increasingly bitter into the dry finish. Very drinkable. Decent. (2014-04-29)

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