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Thornbridge Geminus

Thornbridge Geminus
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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Imperial IPA
Bakewell, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Geminus @ 8.5% - a big, new bold Double IPA from Thornbridge. Geminus has a strong, complex hop aroma with high bitterness levels and supported by big, malt backbone. It has a dry bitter finish and as ever from a Thornbridge has a high dangerously drinkable quotient. Malts: Maris Otter Pale Ale, Caramalt, Wheat Malt, Rye Malt Hops: Apollo, Citra, Pacific Gem, Target

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1644) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
On cask at Coach and Horses, Dronfield - Dec 2011 - Good and hoppy, with a rich boozy kick at the end. Feels heavy and oily in the mouth, but the pine notes seem to clear that. A good one to have in passing, but not one to spend a session with... which I did. With bad memories.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Should like this but it doesn’t quite work in my mind - the hop flavour is muddy and it’s a little too sweet. Needs more work to be in Halcyon space...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JAN 15, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co, London. Slightly hazy amber color. Thick juicy tropical fruity aroma with mango, grapefruit and fresh pine. Rich grapefruity and lemony taste with nutty maltiness and some petrol. Full bodied with smooth oily palate. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markas101 (1994) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 8, 2011
Cask, The Interval Cafe, Sheffield. Slightly hazy gold, intense aroma of orange rind mingled with astringent resin and clove. Syrupy, honey and give ginger come through. Long pepper and honey finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
superflyguy (429) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2011
decent effort from thornbridge. big aroma of hops. quite fruity, not in a usual way though. quite tropical. takes you back to the beach! the flavour has more of the same , but more subdued and the malty backbone and bitterness kick in along with a little sweetness and caramel. cask. blind jacks. knaresborough

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
Pours amber with a small white head. Aroma is malt, heavy flower and earthy notes. Flavour is malt, heavy flower, alcohol and fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackl (5616) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Cask. Big DIPA from the lads at Thornbridge coming in at 8.5% ABV. Caramel roasted heavy malts support a massive hoppy symphony of flavor. Polished? Absolutely not. But this is definitely what I look for in a pint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcot (770) - Campomorone, ITALY - NOV 27, 2011
In cask al Cask Pub & Kitchen, Londra, una ottima double IPA, forse un po’ pignazza

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 21, 2011
Sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2011. Pours a clear and copper beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is malt and hops with peach and citrus. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is bitterness. Overall a really good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11721) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
RBESG August 2011, shared at The Kernel. Cloudy amber with a small white head. Sweet fruity aroma with pine and peach. Sweetish fruity flavour with lots of pine hops. A bit raw bitterness.

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