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Thornbridge / Sierra Nevada Twin Peaks

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Transatlantic collaboration between two of the a the world’s best brewers, a fruity pale ale brewed using Sierra Nevada’s hops, malts from the UK and something called a ‘hop torpedo’ which intensifies the hop aromatics.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2014

Draught @ Craft Beer Co - Islington, 55 White Lion Street, Islington, Greater London, England N1 9PP.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, pine, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, citrus, hoppy, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130327]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Cask Half Pint at White Horse American Beer Festival 2013, Parsons Green, London in July 2013 - Fruity; light grapefruit and lemon citrus fruits. Hoppy; grassy hops and some pine. Malts; light malts. Bitter fruity hoppy throughout. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexBanner (7) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2013 does not count
very pale, whtie foam, slightly citrussy hop aromes but not dominatn Nice Beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (4892) - ITALY - AUG 19, 2013
chiara buona schiuma buona persistenza agrumata citrica secca non molto corpo amaro medio finale scorza agrume buona beva finale non molto lungo

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (1898) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 17, 2013
Keg @ Red Squirrel, Edinburgh [120713]
Light yellow, clear, thin white head, light lacing
Aroma of soft lemony citrus zest, very light fruity pale malt backbone, dab of grapefruit, fresh bit sharp citrus
Taste as aroma, slightly flat in flavour in the middle.
Palate - Thin to medium body, little oily. Finish - dry and bitter
Overall - Expected more from a collab like this. Just an above average beer, rather disappointing tbh

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 13, 2013
Keg@red squirrel
pale blonde, no head, steady stream of bubbles, sweet with pineapple notes, some grapefruit, fresh and crisp but not quite as expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1788) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
Keh, Bath Hotel, Sheffield, UK. Pale gold, sharp citrus aroma, some yeast and cardamom spice. Light body, quite carbonated. Long lime finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (2963) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Keg @ Inn Deep. Pale golden yellow, reasonable head. Mild grain aroma. Biscuit citrus flavour. Fizzy on palate. Nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (979) - SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2013
Clear pale golden colour, white fluffed head. Sweaty hop nose with musky/dusty faint linger. Crisp carbonation sweeps through very quickly with a squeaky lemon ’n lime vibe carrying a lot of sweetness to the finish. The CO2 kicks sand in what could be a flavoursome AND refreshing beer, but this is a little too light and pissy. Would love to see a bottle.

Keg, White Swan, Leeds

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1054) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2013
Keg @ thelyric. Pours clear pale gold with fine carbonation and white head. Not a massive aroma but some funkiness and malts. Light bodied but not watery. Deep honey flavour with some candy I couldn't place and a sweet finish. Smooth and well balanced. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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