Category Archives: Cambridgeshire

Oakham Ales – Scarlet Macaw

Oakham Ales – Scarlet Macaw 4.8%

scarletThis is a golden ale with a fresh hop and malty aroma. It has a lightly sweet start moving quickly to a citrus bitter finish and after-taste.  it gives a balance between malts and the bitter citrus hop notes.

This is a real ale brewery is based in Peterborough Cambridgeshire but harks back to the lost county of Rutland.

Oakham Ales – Great Gustav 4.5%

Oakham Ales - Great Gustav
Oakham Ales – Great Gustav

This is a light lemon-golden ale from Oakham Ales. It has a malty aroma with a taste of malt balanced well with citrus grapefruit from the hops. The follow-on after-taste as the bitterness of a well hopped IPA type.
This is a good refreshing ale with a great balance of malt and hops, with grapefruit notes that do not overpower like some U.S. beers.
This beer has been specially brewed for Wetherspoon’s autumn International beer festival 2014.

Elgood’s Brewery – Black Dog 3.6%

Elgood’s – Black Dog 3.6%

Elgood’s Brewery – Black Dog 3.6%

This is a real black ale in colour with a sweet malt toffee and plum aroma. It has a sweet but smokey toasted taste, with a hint of barley wine notes and a following gentle bitterness. Made using crystal malt and roasted barley, with Fuggles hops.
This is a dark mild ale from the the brewers at Wisbeck, Cambridgeshire on the East Anglian fens, reflecting the peaty black soil of the area. This Mild Ale makes a pleasant alternative to the bitters and lagers on offer, and is well worth looking out.                                                                                         Edited with BlogPad Pro