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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bakewell, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1577) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2016
On tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Clear, yellow/golden pour with a big, white head. Aroma has citrus, hops, grains, old, fermented citrus fruits, light pale malts. Taste is dry, bitter, tiny sweetness. Average carbonation and a rather oily body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1160) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle, 50cL. Home. A clear pale golden beer with a medium white head ; medium retention. Fruits (orange, tropical fruits), herb, resin, pepper. Medium dry lasting bitter refreshing ; light spicy ; sweet note. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, bitter refreshing fruity lasting finish. Overall, a really good fruity bitter light spicy ale ; nice label.

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
I_LUV_BEER (142) - - JUN 9, 2016
Served in a tulip from a 500ml bottle. Pours clear gold with a white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is citrus hops, earth, grass and weird damp cellar (???) notes. Taste is mostly bitter lemon and orange peel, very long lingering sharp bitter aftertaste. Very dry medium body with minimal carbonation. Unbalanced brew with too much bitterness, so not very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ndburns (121) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2016
500ml bottle at a wine bar. Pours a clear pale yellow with a medium white head. Aromas are hoppy, summer fruits, bread. Taste is similar, somewhat bitter, no real sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seritomi (356) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 4, 2016
Tiszta és eléggé halványsárga nem kiemelkedő küllemmel. Illata fás, száraz gyógynövényes enyhe maláta harmóniával. Csípős közepesen erős keserűség száraz vékony testtel. Utóíze zöld füves a hideg komlózástól ezt pici hibának könyvelem. Végén tartós keserűség társul hamus kenyeres komponensekkel. Nem rossz de semmi kiemelkedő.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jampura (66) - FINLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Hyvin kaunis ja maistuva. Hieman hikinen tuoksu ja tasapaksu loppua kohti. Sessio-olut paremmasta päästä.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
inbirraveritas (1472) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 4, 2016
Bottled, 500 ml. Clear yellow golden one with a medium sized broad pored white head on it, which leaves a thin film behind. Citrussy nose and aroma escorted by bread, honey, florals, resin... slick mouthfeel. Bittersweet, somewhat warming, lingering grapefruity finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rask0lnikov (612) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 3, 2016
On tap at Pudel. Golden yellow colour. Medium white head. Slightly fruity, citrussy aroma. Citrussy at first. Bitterness. Orangecore. Slight fruitiness. Bitter finish. Bitterness also in the aftertaste. Rather light bodied, medium carbonated, quite drinkable IPA. Too much bitterness thow.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evilkniamhel (392) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2016
From bottle at the auld hoose. Pours hazy gold. Aromas of grass, mangos, loads of hops. Taste is fresh hops, smooth, fruity and a dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ipabr (137) - Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Smells like lager, looks like lager. Taste has some yeast funk that makes up most of the flavour. Burp is like I’ve been drinking lager. Rubbish ale, great lager.


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