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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: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beercuts (2) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015 does not count
Great pineapple aroma but otherwise surprisingly ’normal’. Beats a pint of Carling.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (1265) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 3, 2015
Caña en bar taxman león el 01-05-2015. color amarillento turbio con espuma blanca. Aromas y sabores suaves, frescos herbáceos y algo cítricos. Cuerpo ligero a medio, fácil de beber. Refrescante, normal.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
tombutlin (59) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 30, 2015
Very underwhelmed by this. The aroma was old socks, confirmed by a friend. No hop action to speak of, although this was the 3rd beer of the evening, with the first two being kiwi IPA monsters, so was a tough act to follow. The taste was pretty bland. Forgettable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
freretoc (1053) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 26, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 50cl à la brasserie, couleur blonde très très claire, peu de mousse mais effervescence moyenne. Nez très faible sur le houblon citron vet et ananas. En bouche citron, citron vert et les agrumes en fin de bouche.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4040) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottle from Wine Lord, Birmingham. This shop is definitely expensive. Really nice beer though. Sweetly hoppy APA. Haughty beeswax golden notes. Would please a Burgher. Smooth body, honey tongue touch.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1113) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 25, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 50cl. Nez discret. Couleur très claire, peu de mousse blanche. Palais ananas, fruits jaunes. Ensemble bien équilibré.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
halfdanish (6) - Champigny sur Marne, FRANCE - APR 24, 2015 does not count
Fresh citrus aroma. Light golden color. Quite bubbly and nice light head. Distinct blending of american and english hops. Awesome indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarpa (1045) - FINLAND - APR 23, 2015
Tap @ Konttori. Pours pale golden, small white head. Light hoppy aroma, grass, citrus. Citrus, grass in the flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sdaniel90 (484) - Mexico City, MEXICO - APR 11, 2015
Bottle, 500ml. Clear golden with frothy offwhite head. Fruity hop aroma with hints of citrus, grass. Medium to light bodied with moderate to fizzy carbonation. Low sweetness and bitterness. Strong citrus character with a stinging hoppy feel. Pleasant and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klm1 (352) - - APR 10, 2015
Golden colour with creamy head. Aroma of citrus, hops, apples, some tropical fruits. Similar is flavour with bitterness in aftertaste, but at the same time is little watery. Refreshing, but on the other side, an average beer.


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