Chapel Down Winery
Brewed at Hepworth

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.

   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...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1337) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
330ml bottle at Little Dudley House, Dorking. This is a strange one. Doesn’t look or taste like a usual IPA but i thought it was great. Only beer I’ve given a 5 for appearance. Really nice amber and ever so slightly cloudy. No head or lacing. Taste was of clean hops and a nice full after taste of fresh bread.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hardp1980 (12) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Zesty, spice, light n nice carbonation. Smashable and highly refreshing. Above average IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OwainTurner (423) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6386) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 17, 2012
Clear amber, malty aroma. Very full bodied, cereals, sweet malt, flowery hops, dust. Spicy - ginger and pepper. Bitter tail.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1616) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
On tap at Jamie’s Italian, Islington, London on 12th January 2013. Amber-gold with lasting white head and lacing. Richly sweet and fruity aroma. Plenty of floral hops in-mouth with some grass and sweet citrus late. Finish remains fruity, but gains maltiness. Zingy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3083) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2013
Bottle. Golden with white head. Slightly spicy floral and citrus aroma with a pleasant earthiness. Taste is balanced with caramel, citrus, peppery earthiness. Medium body, crisp with a clean finish. A good well rounded beer, probabaly tje best use of english hops in an ipa I’ve tasted

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2013
Gedronken met dutchdrebus, benzai en joes, bruine kleur, helder, witte schuimkraag, ruikt hoppig en mout, smaakt beetje hoppig, bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle. Dark amber with a solid head and aroma of delicious citrus hops. Flavour has a strong Citra note and balancing malt. Some hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Finish s a bit soupy with the hop and malt mix.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MustangMarkF (225) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle 330ml (and marked down cuz of the cheap arse rip off idiots not selling it in a 500ml bottle). Aroma is of citrus hops, a fair bit of marmalade in thre, spiced oranges too. Appearance it pours with a thin white head thats not worth the effort over a slightly cloudy orange body. Taste is a citrusy spicy bitterness, giving way to an orange flavour. Almost like a marmalade in reverse! It leaves the palate with a bitter finish thats rewarded by another sip. Not a bad beer- shame about the rip off tactics of serving it in a 330ml bottle tho

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