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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.

American Pale Ale
Golden in colour Chiron offers a superb balance of tart hops, juicy malt and tangy fruit while the lingering finish offers a hint of apricots and tangerines before a biscuity malt and hoppy finish.


bosta's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bosta (145) - - MAR 21, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours hazy orange-golden color with medium white head. Strong, very aroma of elder, citrus, especially grapefruit. Very smooth, well balanced, refreshing sweet-biter flavor. Nice bitter and slightly fruity aftertaste. Overall a very good, well balanced beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (235) - Killarney, IRELAND - JUL 28, 2015
Poured light amber with white head. Aroma - citrus with biscuits. Taste - good balance of citrus hoppiness with malt backbone. I liked this a lot

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1524) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2015
Shared bottle. Slight hazy light golden with big bubbly white head. Lemon, marihuana, green tea, lime, grapefruit. Soy yoghurt, light grains. Light sweet fruits with citrus peel bitter finish. Medium bodied. Nice stuff, but on the dairy side but quite well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbier (3665) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle, from Waitrose, Willerby. Gold, thin but lasting white head and muted condition. Delicate but insistent herbal hop notes, hints of pepper and a gentle fruity graininess in the nose, dominant flowery hop bitterness in the mouth with a background of citrusy fruity malt to provide a little balance, finish has a lingering malty sweetness and a pleasant fruity herbal happiness tinged with citrus

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Finwe (419) - Grankulla, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Draught at Old Bank, Turku. Clear brownish orange with an off-white creamy head. Pine and floral elements accompanied with sweet malt in the aroma. The flavour starts bitter and hoppy, but is rounded by sweet maltiness towards a balanced finish. Quite low carbonation. A high-class Pale Ale from Thornbridge.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (3011) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Quite simple, but very well executed and very tasty APA with somewhat English feeling. Biscuity malty background and solid citrusy flowery hoppy flavours, solid bitterness. Very easily drinkable, sessionable, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rusos (91) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. Golden hazy with white head. Aroma hops, tropical fruits, mango, piny, bisquity, caramel. Taste hops, bitter. Some caramel. Bitter aftertaste. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (579) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 13, 2015
From tap at Craft Bier Co Covent Garden, KEG, Pours light cloudy, amber golden liquid, medium frothy white head, Aroma: biscuit, citrus, grapefruit, flowers, fruity, Taste: light to medium sweet, medium bitter, light sour, fruity, biscuit, citrus, lemon peel, grapefruit, bit watery, Palate: light body, average carbonation, slick to creamy mouthfeel, long bitter aftertaste, Overall: good, pleasent nose, little bit watery body, enjoyed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (1056) - Lille, FRANCE - JUL 10, 2015
On tap @ Six Roses, Lille - FR. Color: clear golden beer with medium carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: very hoppy beer, notes of grass and resin. Very fruity but not so complex. Taste: very nice palate, good body with nice bitterness. Really easy drinkable. Grassy and floral finish. Aftertaste: nice wet bitterness and grassy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (3266) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle at Samo Pivo, Belgrade. Slightest haze gold, good lacing cream. Mild, lovely fruit aroma. Good sweet hop and grain. Balanced bitter hop-grain with bite, soft grassy hop. nice balanced summer pale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtu71 (285) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Tap. Small foamy head. Clear golden. Citric aroma. Fruity and malty taste, resin and woods. Crispy carbons. Basic bitterness.

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