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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 967   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Cask: Regular. Also available bottled.
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wolfcarnival (110) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2014
Had it in the beergeek bar last night didnt i. love that place. ended up getting a brewdog temporary tat on my neck. now i look hardcore as fukk
didnt get a fancy ipa glass but ill let it slide. pours hazy yellow with a thin head. aroma of yeasty lemon and orange. flavour of tangy citrus, grapefruit, honey and a bitter hoppy finish. its quite fizzy and i liked it. refreshing and full bodied. tastyyyyyyyyy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jur (374) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle, from Mitra Beukenweg, Amsterdam. Clear, very pale yellow pour, bright white head. Citrusy, crisp and light green, like a young white wine. Dry. Nice light ABV. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfuen03 (351) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 4, 2014
Pours pale yellow, with white creamy and persistent head. Aromas of fruity hops, grapefruit; smooth and ellegant. Creamy mouthfeel, high carbonation. Dry finish. Bitter taste, with herbs and resin.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
british style far more malt prevalent than i prefer. i didnít get much from the hops besides bitterness...the floral, citrus, tropical aspect of many american ipas was not present here. biscuit malt, some sweetish caramel, and a smooth body. pretty good within the british ipa style, but itís just not for me."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senka (568) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2014
50cl bottle / Tap. Decen example of IPA. Hoppy, yet not so sweet, not to malty and not heavy on ABV. Loads of banana and oranges for me. A bit to carbonated. Good when served at cellar temperatures. Tapped was less carbonated, and I liked it better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (959) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 27, 2014
0,5L bottle, BB 20.06.15. Pours light golden with white head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is fruity, citrus, lemon, malt. Flavor is sweet, citrus, malt. Finish is grapefruit bitter. Carbonation is high. Overall: nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zodiac (37) - - SEP 26, 2014
Very nice beer, almost a wit. Very pale, great aroma, mild bitterns that struggles with honey... Interesting, maybe too soft for an IPA, but nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (230) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
From the barrel at Victoria Inn Rugby beer festival, clean crisp small bubble head, hoppy notes, slightly hazy golden glow. As expected from Thornbridge a very nice IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tedvard (26) - - SEP 25, 2014
See: Light straw colour. One finger frothy white head. Smell: Grapefruit, fresh pine. Taste: Grapefruit continues in the taste. Tangy hop with bitter sweet finish. Pallet: Resinous, fairly long finish. Light carbonation. Very nice IPA, lovely hop aroma and taste without being too over powering. Refreshing and tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
From cask Wetherspoon Gatwick. Pours slightly hazy golden with white head. Aroma has citrus, grapefruit, yeast and hops. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter, citrus, pine, hops. Aftertaste is bitter, soft carbonation. Decent cask IPA. Fruity and easy going.


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