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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


JohnCook101's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnCook101 (292) - - APR 20, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours clear amber with a good smooth white head. Good floral hoppy aroma. Citrus flavours, sherbet, plenty of hops, floral notes and perhaps a touch of honey. Well carbonated, perhaps a bit much so, but otherwise excellent.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (545) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 8, 2014
0,5L bottle. Shared by suurjuust, thanks! Pours golden with off-white head. The head stays. Aroma is heavy citrus, malt, and slight cat piss. Flavor is citrus, grapefruit, lemon, malt. Finish is grapefruit and dry bitter. Overall: decent citrusy beer, but not really exciting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
666ale (47) - Edimburg, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
A very good hoppy pale ale, pale colour with a nice head. Aroma is very refreshing bitter with flowery herbal hints.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hangunder (210) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
Smells quite nice, grapefruit and pine upfront with a hint of sweet malt. Hazy golden color, fairly long lasting white head for an APA. Interesting flavors, upfront some tropical fruit juicyness comes through, followed by a fruity/piney finish with a bit of biscuity malt. Finish is on the bitter side for an APA. Medium bodied and average carbonation. A good beer, but the hop profile doesn’t appeal to me personally. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matis (69) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Clear, golden colour. Fruity, zesty, bready aroma. Dry marmelade in taste. Lot of grassy notes too but it’s nice corelated with citruses. Moderate bitterness with some old, flat hops recognizable. Sessional, drinkable APA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (959) - ESTONIA - JUL 5, 2014
Golden beer, medium white head. Nose is flowery hops, malt, fruit, citrus. Hoppy-grassy flavor with fruit and citrus. Dry finish, lingering hops and fruits. Crisp mouthfeel. Nice albeit simple brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerSkull (1195) - SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
Aroma and taste of mainly hops, fruit, flowers and sweet figs. Aftertaste of dry hops.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogbomb (917) - ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Keg. Golden beer with a thick cream head. Nose is mango and lemon. Slight smokiness and cream. There?s a light smokiness in the mouth and warm fruits. Lovely stuff.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sebwaw (13) - POLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle, served in tulip. Pours deep golden, orange and a little bit hazy, seems slitghly overcarbonated. Head is generous and foamy, doesnt seem to be disappearing. Aroma is disappointing, its mostly herbal, grassy with some citrus bitterness (the unpleasant one for me, like grapefruit) and not very intensive. Its even more unpleasant after shaking, it resembles DMS, but thats not it, rather some old crappy hops. Taste is shallow, blunt bitterness and slight maltiness, not even too intensive, disappointing. FInish almost non-existent. Even though it was quite cheap, its not even worth this price.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014
Draught. Creanmy White good mostly lasting heqad. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some sweetnes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Ordinary.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9245) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 22, 2014
courtesy of Toni Tauro - clear and bright dark golden-blond beer with a little foam left; decently hoppy with light spicy notes and hints of citrus; fizzy and tasty, lively palate; fairly bitter, quite dry and long herbal, spicy and fruity finish - balanced and charming


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