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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 967   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.


nissebajer54's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nissebajer54 (12) - - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle. Golden amber, off white, lasting head. Intense and rich floral hoppy aroma with hints of apricot, citrus and some pine. Pleasant, well marked bitterness. A very nice IPA, challenging the best from the USofA.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (927) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Cask at the Ship Inn, March, Cambs. Presents like your average cask golden: pale gold with a bit of lively head. Smells of apples, pine resin, tropical fruit, elderflower. The taste is an incredible fruity bitter explosion which lingers throughout the sip. Bittersweet citrus/floral aftertaste. A lovely cask IPA from a brilliant brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiosna (270) - - DEC 20, 2014
0,5 pullo@ old brick’ s inn. JKL. Kirkas kullankeltainen. Tuoksussa hedelmäistä humalaa, sitrusta, ruohoa, aavistus persikkaa sekä vatsahappoa pidemmän päälle. Maussa miellyttävästi ruohoista humalaa, mallasta, hedelmää, aavistus maalaisleipää. Hyvä suutuntuma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshRaburn (48) - - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle version (completely different from the cask version - should be split out). A good beer but kind of one dimensional. Hops hops and more hops. What’s the big deal here? For some reason there’s a spate of US-style IPAs brewed in Britain that are massively over-hyped, and don’t stand up at all compared to US classic IPAs like Sierra Nevada Torpedo, Anchor Liberty, anything by Stone, Lagunitas, Goose Island etc.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (3105) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Society Room, Glasgow - clear golden yellow, thin white head, grassy citrus aroma, excellent lacing, smooth, well balanced, nice citrus flavour, very easy to drink

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (618) - CROATIA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle; pours a cloudy straw color with a white head; has a tropical fruit aroma with hints of yeast and grass; taste starts light sweet with some malt and then become a bitter citrus; has a bitter, wet finish; good IPA

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (192) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2014
Flaska olearys örebro. Ljusgul kulör. Doft av ananas och passionsfrukt. Lätt fräsch och frisk smak med mycket tropisk frukt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cornfield (5552) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Nice looking beer, yellow bodied with a creamy, sustained head. The aroma is lemon and zest over a soft grainy sweetness. The flavor is warm bread covered by tastes of lemon, zest, and grapefruit. The bitterness, while not strong, is pleasingly steady and seems more prominent after the swallow. Nice dry, bitter finish. Worth repeating.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HammerTroll (590) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 8, 2014
Hazy golden color, small white head. Mild hoppy aroma, some fruits. Bitter taste with unpleasant finish. Less than medium bitterness. Thin body, average carbonation. Overrated?
(Pivoljub 0,5l bottle)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
christhoel (196) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
citrus, Grapefruit. pale, golden, clear, frothy, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, thin feel, lively, bitter, . By far the best IPA i have ever tasted most are very unpleasant but this is different class

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 30, 2014
Drucken på OConnors, Uppsala.. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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