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Thornbridge / Sierra Nevada Twin Peaks

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11219) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2014
On tap at Crowbar. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop, peaches. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, peaches, floral, citrus. Medium body. OK beer.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Werckmeister (101) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 18, 2014
yellow, clear color. very tense foam. fruity smell of mango and maracuja. light to medium body, fruity, subtle hop bitterness, was served maybe a bit too cold, not too much taste, i detect a light mango note. long aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SNL (310) - - DEC 16, 2014
On tap. Very Pale Golden pour, tiny White head. Minor sour Nose, slightly sweet malty taste. Sort of mild. Light body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerardgathier (365) - - DEC 16, 2014
Gedronken bij een proeverij van Plan b. Lekker hoppige ipa, net iets te weinig mout in de backbone, lekker fris zomerbier

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuisVida (18) - - DEC 13, 2014
Bebible, ligera y sedosa, con muchos cítricos, amargor limpio y bien medido para el trago largo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1703) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow with a medium sized white head with good retention. Herbal leafy green hops, white cheese, white bread, citrus, dry flowers. As it warms up some tropical fruits come through. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation. Low sweetness, fairly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (998) - USA - DEC 9, 2014
Fantastic hoppy pale ale. Very drinkable and refreshing. Collaboration brew between thornbridge and Sierra Nevada. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2014
(Draught at Beer Temple, Amsterdam, 23 Aug 2014) Pale golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty nose with bread, cereal, citrus and grass. Malty, slightly fruity taste with notes of white bread, biscuits, citrus, peaches and a gentle grassy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Well balanced and refreshing. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (826) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle. Clear light golden with big bright white head. Pineapple, creamy lemon candy, lots of spices, light cookie dough with vanilla, crisp herbal finish. Light bodied with crisp feel. Hmmm, quite like this!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3544) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
On tap at O’Connors. Bright golden with white head. Aroma faint and soft, citrus, pale malt. Taste is clean and soft, hops, citrus, lemon and pale malt.


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