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


on tap

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RATINGS: 888   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruigo (1027) - PORTUGAL - MAY 16, 2014
Shared a 50cl bottle from a local British shop. Pours a pale yellow colour with a thin white head. Aroma is fruity - grapefruit and tropical fruits - grassy and citrus. Average to soft carbonation and light to medium body. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet with some dryness in the end. Overall, a very drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (286) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Crisp and clean. Great IPA and THE standout supermarket standby! Faultless mash of hop bitterness, fruitiness and long changing finish. Cheese, lemon, mango, bitter lemon. Gorgeous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (117) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Pale straw colour, slightly cloudy. Grapefruit, pineapple and citrus in aroma and taste. On the light side of medium bodied but carbonation makes it pleasant in the mouth. Not as big a hoppy hit as some IPAs, even some English ones, but very well balanced and very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Splitenz (329) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
One of the best IPA’s for everyday drinking I know of, and one that I feel captures the English side of the IPA brewing better than most. There’s fair hoppiness here, but one that works in tandem with the ale yeast and smooth drinking body. A treat, every time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (303) - - MAY 9, 2014
Very subtle aroma. Very cloudy. Thick tasting. Pleasant hoppy taste. Definitely a grower ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (562) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 9, 2014
Pale yellow colour, 1 finger white head. Aroma of pineapple, citrus. Taste is ligt sweet, light to medium bitter, very well balanced. Light body, oily texture, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (6881) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, sehr hopfig. Geschmack leicht hopfig, fruchtig malzig, exotische Früchte.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (323) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours straw with a frothy white head that stays throughout the entire drink. Good lacing. Aroma is very fruity with grapefruit, lemon, grassy hops and coriander seeds. Taste is grapefruit, earthy hops, light bitterness, light sweetness, hints of spice. Medium body, medium carbonation, quite dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martin00sr (504) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2014
Clear, yellow. Small, frothy white head. Soft aroma, orange and pineapple. Taste is grapefruit. Slightly resinous and dry feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
KombatAle (114) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
50 cl bottle Another nice ipa from this brewery. Blond pale with white foam. Good hoppy nose. Really soft in the mouth. Is more like a pale ale, very balanced.

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