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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
weordie (784) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2015
Pours clear with a thin frothy white head. Aroma is a bit of a let down, some citrus but a bit of a lager smell. Very smooth palate. Not a great beer from 2 great breweries, a bit more like a German lager than an APA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
josanguapo (1046) - SPAIN - DEC 7, 2015
From Uvinum. In Teku glass. Playing Mutant Mudds Deluxe. Very refreshing and with a nice tasty bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sjogro (2501) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
Tasting at Mrk’s. Very nice and crisp, refreshing, lemon, mango, sweet fruit juice, bitter edge. Backlog from 2014/12/06.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (448) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Clear yellow with white head. Crisp, dry, fruity, refreshing, moderate bitter... bit thin... decent APA, if not a bit uninspiring.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (1143) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle @home tasting General Election 2015 (rating backlog) Pours gold with a small white head. Nose is malty, tropical fruits, orange and general citrus. Taste is citrus, bitter lime tartness, quite a mineral after taste like you would get from the terroir from a wine, nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3462) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle. Very pale gold with a white head. Gentle but pleasant aroma of mandarins, lemon, grapefruit, the meadow, sherbet. Light body, moderate carbonation. Very soft feel to it. Some sweet clean hayish malt then citrus and some tropical fruit. Dry and moderately bitter at the end. Classy but maybe a bit too understated.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (1757) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2015 Bottle from The Bottle Lab, Leek. Pours a clear straw colour with a thin white head. Aroma of lemon, lime, mango, some pineapple, subtle straw and grassy, floral hops. Taste of lemon, lime, mango, some pineapple, a little melon, slight grapefruit, subtle biscuit and grassy hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A bittersweet, citrusy, grassy hop bitterness in the finish. Thornbridge fail to disappoint, definitely with Sierra Nevada. Fresh, citrusy with a light bitterness. Highly drinkable and full flavoured. Lovely.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (7174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottled 500ml. -from Pivoljub Ljubljana. Pale yellow coloured, small to medium sized white head that went away fast, weak lemony nose. Just few bubbles of carbonation. Tastes like mineral water with citrusy and floral hoppy notes and weak bitterness. Short bitterish finish. Not good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hohops (782) - Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle. Appearance- clear and golden, loads of bubbles, a two-finger white head. Aroma- lime, fresh hops, pine, pineapple juice, hint of creamy malt. Taste- fruit juice, citrus, pine undertones, mango, malt backbone, hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is carbonated and a little thin, with an understated bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerowl80 (198) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is quite floral with hints of elderflower and a bit of citrus. Taste is medium sweet with a light bitterness. Quite a grassy flavour with some floral. Nice beer.


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