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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 911   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.


solros' rating

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
solros (88) - stockholm, - APR 26, 2013
Smells like liquid soap, tangy and fresh. A good IPA! Not that I’m IPA fan but it is drinkable.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (252) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Cask at the Regent, Walton-on-Thames. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Grapefruit citrus aroma with underlying malt. Bitter sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (3912) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 25, 2014
Again, huge thanks to Mario from Dva Tona for organizing the tasting and most generously sharing these with us! Pale golden body, big thick white head. Notes of orange, light juniper and cheese... eh, what? A citric hop mix shows up in the taste, however, more along the lines of what they had in Chiron... but the lemon here is more rock candy like... it ends with some light herbs and without much bitterness. Pleasant but their APA is better.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piotr (32) - POLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Nice ipa, poured apricot colour with thick creamy head. The aroma wasn’t very full however the taste did the job. Citrus fruits and the slight bitternes at the end. Rate is quite high so I expected to get something a little better.

1.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 2/20
cvitko1 (8) - CROATIA - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Foe english ipa nice. For me little bit week. For beginners nice one. Taste is better then smell

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1547) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle, best before 2015-07-23. Clear yellow with a medium sized frothy white head. Petroleum, persimmon fruit, flowery, light grassy and green hops, light citrus. Malt profile kept in the back, all hop forward. Medium body, oily texture, soft/medium carbonation, light/medium sweet and medium bitter. Clean and powerful. Long light/medium bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pkomar (35) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle into glass, bought @ Centrala Piwna, Poznań. Rich aroma, fruity in the beginning, then resin and herbs are taking control. Pours clear, yellow with nice head. lacing is present, not too big, though. High bitterness, rather dry beer. medium-high carbonation, medium body. Leaves a nice, herbal aftertaste with citrus notes. Solid IPA overall, really enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mateuszk (231) - Poznań, POLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Golden, slightly hazy with white head. In aroma hops - more herbal and "green" than fruity, some malty background. In aroma maly base with the sold grapefruit bitterness, the beer is quite dry. I was expecting more from this beer, not bad though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeekultra (3) - ITALY - AUG 12, 2014 does not count
500 ml bottle. Good size to enjoy the complexity of this lovely beer; very soft and delicate layers of herbs, citrus and floral tastes. Nicely balanced and well designed. Adding it to my favourite list.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (635) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2014
pale hazy yellow pour, foamy white head. Nose is muted pine resin. Bitter. Middle is a light creamy malt backbone punctuated by lemon peel. Finish is a medium length hoppy bitter. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (3920) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose in East Cowes. Pours out in a clear golden colour with low head and emdium body. Aroma of fresh hops and herbs. Taste of bitter hops, acid, citrus, fruits, grapefuit zest, grapefruit juice and thyme. Very dry and bitter finish with being a little bit thin and watery. Expected more.


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