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Chapel Down Winery
Brewed at Hepworth

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tenterden, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in Keg & 330ml bottles.
This balanced but powerfully hoppy India Pale Ale is brewed using the finest pale ale malt and three complimentary hops. We use Goldings - the traditional, fresh, sweet, delicate king of English hops. Then we add Bramling Cross, a spicy blackcurranty beauty and finish with a touch of extremely clean fresh Citra hop, for quenching zestines. We think that in balancing these 3 exciting hops we have created a beer of great power yet drinkable harmony.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (988) - Krakow, POLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle Aroma-grass, Malta Appearance-golden, hazy, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, slick feel, lively, abrupt finish Overall-very drinkable

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (9939) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
Klares bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit einer ordentlichen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch hopfig fruchtig, würzig, Citrus, Fichte. Geschmack sehr hopfig bitter, leicht metallisch, kräftig malzig, Fichte.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OwainTurner (390) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
A very easy drinking, sessionable IPA... Clean crisp, slight malt. Gorgeous. Not a great example of IPA, but a great example of a light hoppy beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2156) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Yates York. Amber thin head. Aroma is caramel popcorn taste same nice toffee sweetness good citrus hoppy bitters. Ok body.Tasty.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (653) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
bottle from ales by mail amber in colour with a little fruity smell on the aroma quite malty in the taste with a slight bitter finish

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drstrangepint (6) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2015 Lovely pint from tap. A golden crispness comes from the blend of hops to produce a jolly tasty IPA. Same again barkeep...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1850) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle in the South Field, Middlesbrough. Amber with an off-white head. Quite a pleasant grapefruit and caramel flavour. A touch thin, but nicely balanced. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (601) - - NOV 22, 2014
Keg from lescar, sheffield. Deep gold ale with a lacy white head. Aroma is resin and leafy with hop. Taste is subtle dry bitterness. Prickly with a thin body, a bit watery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (11196) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2014
Keg at The White Horse, Leamington Spa, Warks. Gold to amber with white head. Served very cold. Overly sweet beer but very thin on the palate. There is a damp cardboard character from carbonation. I didn’t get much from the hops unfortunately. Pretty dull.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (1912) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden body with a thick off-white head. Lively carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of boozy orange, dusty pineapple and strawberry syrup. Flavour of marmalade, earth and berries. Medium body with a watery, slightly boozy texture. An earthy, hoppy Pale Ale. A bit too sweet.


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