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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4365) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2012
Cask @ CASK Pub & Kitchen. Hazy amber brown colour, not much head. Resin, grain & mixed fruit aroma & flavour. Dry aftertaste. Quite smooth. Quite unusual.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12504) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2013
Cask at the Sheffield Tap. It pours clear amber with a medium white head. The nose is zesty orange, tangerine, Irn Bru, wood and some urine. The taste is pine, oat, grainy, grass, light sweetness, orange and tangerine with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Smooth and pretty drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beermack (725) - London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2013
Cask pint at Porterhouse, Temple Bar. Light Amber pour. Orange, light caramel, and herbs on the nose. Pithy grapefruit comes alongside the orange in the taste - quite juicy initially but then overtaken by light caramel and woody malt notes and a bit of pine. Lingering earthy, herbal bitterness as well as residual pine flavour. Tasty stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2778) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 24, 2014
Cask @ The Hallamshire House, Sheffield [210314] [From memory as notes lost]
Has soft citrus tropical notes and similar flavours. Fairly hoppy, with soft sweet fruity malts, but not as hoppy as Kipling. Was quite decent as I recall...remember scoring it 3.4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2634) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Cask tapped Leeds. Amber ok head. Aroma is citrus orange taste same nice sweet malts good grapefruit hop bitters. Ok body. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2328) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Handpull cask at the Criterion, Leicester. Mid- to dark gold, clear with a decent tight white head. Slight orchard fruit aroma combined with some grain and wiid shavings. Lovely full taste with sweet apricot at the fore. Full body for a beer of this strength and you can really savour the natural carbonation. Not one of Thornbridge’s absolute best but solid all the same.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (16995) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2016
Cask. Klare dunkel goldene Farbe. Geruch mild hopfig, Orangen, grapefruit. Geschmack mild hopfig, Orangen, citrus. Okay aber nicht speziell.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14074) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2016
Sampled @ Craft Clerkenwell. Clear golden color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, hops, moderately bitter, lightly grapefruit. Decent body and carbonation. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Cask at the CBC Clerkenwell, at the thornbridge tap takeover. A clear orange coloured pour with thin off white head. Aroma is slightly woody , pine, semi sweet Base malts, raw grains. Flavour is composed of raw grains, orange peel, pine. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation,. Apricot and orange

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2010
2nd August 2010. Thornbridge event at the Cask & Kitchen.
Hazy pale gold beer. Tiny white head. Light hop nose. Soft palate - very low carbonation. A little citrus and a little grapefruit tickels the taste buds. A whisper of sulphur - just a whisper. Finishes semi dry.


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