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

bottled
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RATINGS: 894   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scotty (1047) - - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle, Waitrose, Ponteland. Pale straw, thin but long lasting white head, LOADS if fresh citrus hops, delicious! Quite simply a crackin’ IPA!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiffNilsson (185) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2014
Ljusgul kristallklar vätska med medelstor vit krona. Frisk fruktig humlearomatisk doft. Första smakintrycket är den påtagliga beskan som senare övergår i ganska fruktiga toner. En ytterst välbalanserad öl. En av mina första ipa favoriter och den levererar fortfarande.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drpimento (2189) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 1, 2014
This is from a bottle it's two years old and I don't think it fared so well. Poured with a small cream-colored sudsy slightly scummy head that didn't last long, no lace and has a hazy medium amber color. Aroma is malt Caramel And hop. Flavor is Like aroma has some tartness upfront which is enhanced by strong carbonation and some of the hops are starting to break down maybe getting oxidized. Adi isn't so good due to over carbonation and the beer starting to turn. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPAgutten79 (482) - Skui, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2014
Lys farge, som en pilsner. Lavt skum. Masse sitrus og malt. Smaken bærer også preg av disse ingrediensene. I tillegg kommer det noe humle og furu. Medium konsistens. Fin bitterhet i munnen.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tlyx (56) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2014
Tropisk doft. Frisk smak med påtaglig kolsyra. Nästan lagerlik smak, humlen är välbalanserad, de tropiska smakerna antyds bara och spelar andrafiolen. Men beskan tar sedan ett påtagligt grepp om på tungan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frode (200) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Clear golden. Mild fruit and hoppy aroma. Medium sweet. Refreshing IPA.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ambrosemac (7) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Absolutely in my top five beers available. Of the ’citrus’ age of beers this is up there as one of the best. This is a fresh drink, with good strength and lovely aftertaste. Maybe a little more malt to drag it to the top of the game!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
Very tasty IPA especially considering that it is English. A lot of citrus flavors blending nicely against a creamy ground.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moebbels (290) - FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Pours a very mildly hazy straw yellow color with a mininal white head. Nose has loads of fresh hoppy notes of citrus fruits, hay and resin. Taste is smooth, mildly bitter woth a nicely lingering bitter finish. Carbonation is quite low and the mouthfeel is fairly rich and oily. Overall a very nice and refreshing IPA, quitelight with alow maltiness. A perfect summer beer for the hop loving beer drinker!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
klippx (34) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Rather clear, light fresh IPA. Kind of like a neutral lager meets hoppy ale. Thin but rich in foam, great with a good IPA in 500ml bottle n

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
666ale (54) - Edimburg, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Amazing example of english pale ale, extremely soft. From draft is special. Fruity citric punch, dangerous drinkable as the style wants.


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