Category Archives: Oakham Ales

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.