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Thornbridge Italia

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Pilsener
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Italia is the result of a collaboration with our friend Maurizio Folli of Birrificio Italiano, an expert in lager brewing. Ingredients are fine Pilsener malt and Hallertau, Northern Brewer, Perle and Spalter Select hops.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3992) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle.Golden, clear with a small head. More complex than most beers of this style.Hoppy finish and left some lacing. Not a great one but certainly quite pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (6699) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2012
50cl bottle. Dorée claire, col blanc épais/crémeux. Arôme citronné et houblonnée allant vers la citronnelle, grains , malt cara pils. Bière au profile malt léger cara pils, petite douceur rappelant le maïs, sec avec une pointe houblon amer et fleuri, le tout est balancé avec un côté fruité tropical sympa qui pour moi me fait penser à la mangue et en suivant une pointe de pamplemousse.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16702) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak hoppy aroma. Frruity malty grainy grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5297) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2011
Bottle from Beermerchants.com. Pours hazy pale golden with a big creamy white head. Mild citrussy aroma. Taste is moderate dry with some herbal and spicy notes. Light bitter aftertaste, clean and fresh mouthfeel. Refreshing and moreish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4531) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2011
50cl bottle from Westholme Stores, Goring. Pale straw in colour, slightly hazy with a white head; grainy citrus aroma; citrus flavour with a grainy body and good German hops to finish. An excellent Pilsner.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Bottle at Battersea Beer Festival, 10th Feb 2011 and another from the same batch drunk on 30th April 2011. Very light straw yellow with a big white head. Clean, crisp nose of lemon zest, herbs and very fresh hops. Has a light pilsener texture but the fuller flavour of a summer ale, with good malt flavours coming through as it warms. A pilsener to savour. Feels very fresh and light. An exceptional example of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2011
Bottled. Thanks chriso. Pale golden, poor head. Rich nose of green hops along with vanilla. Flavour profile is green hops with a solid yet subtle malt base. Medium bodied. Very German. Light bodied, light-medium bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (3799) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2011
bottle shared@home: slightly hazy, light yellow with a white head, slight spices, slightly sweet lemon, touch of small hops & flowers, pilsner malt, straw, bit crisp, slightly sweetness & fruitiness works quite nicely, like it, great for its style, bottle good until 20.6.2011

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10844) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2011
clear to slightly cloydy light yellow, smooth white head. spicy dry, german hoppy aroma. dry. flavor is malty, hoppy, sweet caramelly notes, but basically a flavorfull lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29333) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2011
Bottled. A hazy light yellow beer with a huge white head. The aroma has notes of straw, spices, and lemon. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, spices, and lemon on a lightly malty background. The body is light. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.


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