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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, sopr hop - malt, hop oil notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110803]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow to orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citrusy and slight grapefruity. Bitter, grapefruity and dry into the finish. Grapefruity and citrusy into far finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2012
On tap. Clear golden with a creamy white head leaving laces. Fresh, fruity nose with a citrusy touch. Light in body, a little fruity sweetness and then again very, very fresh and aromatic citrusy hops. The finish is dry with some bitterness. Refreshing indeed, and more APA than Golden Ale. 270712

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (19991) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is floral, wooden and mildly doughy notes with some slight sulphur as well. Flavour is fruity, floral and some slight nectary notes as well as some slight malty and bitter dry notes as well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19639) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with flowery notes. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with flowery notes. Hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18939) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2012
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Hazy golden, small head. Perfumy citric nose with lychee and grapefruit. Medium bodied with well rounded mouthfeel. Mid dry with creamy custardy malt and plenty of tropical fruit hoppiness. Mid bitter finish. An elegant hoppy modern style golden ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2012
Draft @ Nya Tröls, Malmö. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity weak floral hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 24, 2012
Draught at La Fine Mousse, Paris
Amber color, bright; creamy head. Nice hop aroma. Dry mouthfeel, lean, with good hopping balance and soft piney resins.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle from AlesByMail.co.uk. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, citrus, pine, fruits and malt. Nice beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
Entered to celebrate my 7700th Rating. Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours cloudy golden with a creamy head and lacings. Herbal and spicy hoppy. Very fresh and floral. Smooth, hoppy and crisp. Very nice.


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