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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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.


Stumblor's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stumblor (64) - - MAR 24, 2013
Medium malty colour and with a wonderful tarty hop taste, full of citrusy fruits. Wonderfully balanced, not too strong, and could imagine drinking a lot of them! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zodiac (15) - - SEP 21, 2014
Nice pale ale, with perfect aroma.. However a bit too citrussy for my taste and a bit too dry. But nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (848) - USA - SEP 21, 2014
Drunk from 50ck bottle bought in Bier Huis in Ossett. A golden American Pale Ale with fruity taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2818) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
Clear amber golden colour, firm white head. Aroma of hops, rather fruity, apricot, malts and straw. Sweet malty flavour, hops, light bitter. Malty finish, bit sweet, light tea biscuit. Nice!
(from 50cL bottle @ Van Moll brewpub)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5723) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from Vrutak Zagreb. Golden coloured, small white to off-white head, pleasant citrusy hoppy nose. Moderate malty, citrusy and flowery hoppy with mild bitter grapefruity finish. Dry also finish. Nice one but not the best value for the money I’ve paid (almost 5€).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strangebrewer (859) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
bottle. Poured slightly hazy amber with a big fluffy off-white head. Aroma loaded with hops, citrus and pine notes. Medium body,creamy carbonation, almost buttery mouthfeel. Flavour of bready malt paired with refreshing herbal hops. Finishes with tangy citrus and a slightly metallic dryness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quack-Duck (7919) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2014
bottle from Darts Farm Topsham. Lovely hop aroma, as expected. Malty base supports the intensive hops well. Gossberry and citrus fruit and a touch of lemongrass. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1271) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
Jaune dorée, avec une carbonatation assez importante, mais qui résulte pourtant en peu de mousse. Limpide et mince. Le nez est houblonné de façon assez classique, avec des houblons rappelant des notes tropicales (ananas, mangues). En bouche, l’amertume est retenue mais présente, les malts sont dans les fruits jaunes (abricots) et un peu caramélisés. Bref, on est dans le connu, mais la réalisation est excellente, complète, sans anicroche. Une anglaise qui brille parmi les pale ales du nouveau monde.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3113) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
Cloudy gold pour, medium white head. Citrucy aroma, biscuity malts. Flowery, floral citrus finish. Medium to low bitterness. A superb drinking apa, not over the top, just enough hops to keep you coming back.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1511) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Thin white head. Hazy orange-amber body. Nose is Citra hop, citrus, Tomahawk(?), whole leaf hops, oranges, biscuity malt, spice. Bitter. Dry finish. Fizzy mouthfeel. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsburbidge (3) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014 does not count
Bottle from the LCBO. Pours clear gold with a couple of fingers’ of white head. Hints of citrus and grass with a medium body. Hops linger on the palate. Well-integrated. Not my favourite type of beer but I’d buy this again.


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