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Thornbridge Geminus
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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Bakewell, England
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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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011

Partyfass 5 liter @ The Kernel Brewery, RBESG Weekend, London, Greater London England SE1 2HQ.

Murky matt medium orange amber colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, rye, light heavy hoppy, citrus, moderate grapefruit, light butter. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110806]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
From cask at Craft. Pours cloudy orange with a small, off-white and dense head. Aroma is fruity and peachy and slight grapefruity. Solid grapefruity, light pinewood. Sweet, caramelish and dense fruity flavoured. Hops bitter, yet sweet and almost sugarish. Ends sweet, light bitter and lingering fruity hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2011 Cask at Craft. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of citrus, hops, vanilla and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20619) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2011
Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is pine, a bunch of tropical fruits, mild floral notes as well as some slight malty notes. Flavour is being rather similar in a very nice balance. Hides the alcohol rather well!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2011
Cask @ The Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell EC1. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty piney hoppy grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney grapefruit finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
6th August 2011
Cloudy amber beer, small cream coloured head. Nice smooth palate. Rye spice and nice fresh piney hops. Grassy as well with some citrus. Finishes semi dry. A really nice DIPA and best thing from Thornbridge in quite awhile.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14702) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2011
cask at de mlen...copper ... soft toffeemalt ... ligt hop nose... soft easy toffee malt ... light bitter fruits ... light grapefruit ... dark soft malt...m nivd

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14040) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2011
5L Keg @ Kernel. Pours cloudy golden with a small bubbly head on top. Extremely fresh and hoppy. Grapefruit and pineapple - exotic. Smooth. Low carbonation. Hoppy fruity end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13856) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2011
Minikeg at the kernel geminus 8.5%. very hazy gold orange bubbly white head. Hoppy and spicy rye aroma. Orange and tangerine. Good beer. Hides alcohol well. Carbonation could be better but the rye comes through well. Good beer. 3.6

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13553) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Partyfass (RBESG 2011, London) at The Kernel. Cloudy amber - offwhite head. Oiley, sticky body, high malty, high bitterness, cheede, nutty, berries, sweetness, light flowery, abricot, exotic fruits, piney.


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