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Thornbridge Kipling

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 646   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Cask & Cold Filtered Bottle; Regular.
Typical of a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc wine, this wonderful South Pacific Ale has a great grassy nose with kiwi fruits in abundance. The wonderful fruity mouth gives way to a great bitter finish. 5.2%


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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
clockk (72) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 12, 2015
Lo queas destaca en esta cerveza es el DMS. La probamos cuatro personas y no mos gusto a ninguno. Poca espuma. Poca carbonatacion.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lowenbrau (2429) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 10, 2015
500ml bottle 11-04-2015.
Courtesy of David Bruce.
BBD: 10-2015.
In short: stale pale ale.
Pours little hazy pale bright gold, with little white head. Short head retention, poor lacing. Herbal, stale, little skunky and dms nose. Light body, average to low carbonation, little crispy texture. Taste is little bitter, herbal, some fruity. Ends dry. A bit dissapointing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (170) - ITALY - APR 6, 2015
40cl @ tap. Luppoli americani per questa birra inglese. Aroma leggero, kiwi e altre spezie. Gradazione alcolica leggera, beverina che è un piacere.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtu71 (198) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Tap. Small silky white head, thick lace. Clear pale golden. Strong fruity aroma with mango. Dry, oily and crispy palate. Hoppy and bitter. Bit strange.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Przylus (346) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Aromat mało intensywny, cytrusowy. Barwa słomkowa, zamglone. Piana średnia, niska. W smaku wyraźne tropiki i białe owoce. Wodniste ze średnią goryczką.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nicolas_M (78) - BELGIUM - MAR 17, 2015
It is nice sometime to have a soft beer, and this one is great on that purpose. Soft aroma and taste of hop, without giving the impression of a "watery" beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkoNm (1095) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAR 16, 2015
Pours a completely clear and very pale yellow color, topped with a decent and solid white head which leaves nice lacing. Aroma is pleasantly fruity, some tropical fruits which I can’t really identify, but very nice. Also notes of hops are well present. Starts with some fruity feel, followed by medium hoppy bitterness and some pine notes, with some fruity notes again in the finish. Very nice, very drinkable. Just great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1290) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2015
2.8.2014. Very pale yellow, clear. Aroma of spruce, tropical elements such as pineapple. Aroma is still quite delicate. Medium bodied followed by medium strong taste of citrus, pine and grassy bitter finish. Quite refreshing, easy to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dvadillo (8) - - MAR 13, 2015 does not count
Barril @Taxman. Amplios sabores de malta. Suave pero con muchos matices. Cuerpo muy fino y fácil de beber. Buen regusto maltoso.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DylansDad (382) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 13, 2015
A soft beer. Light but very doughy malt dominates the aroma, then dank pine grape maybe pineapple. Flavours are the same: not a punch in the face, more a polite refresher (for a hop head).


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