Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England


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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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%

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
guiroul33 (220) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle 50cl from Malting Pot shared with Fabien G. at his place. Nice aroma of lychee, tropical fruits. Taste is quite bitter. Very nice refreshing beer!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3498) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Glowing golden-orange body, medium sized white head, soapy lacing. Tropical notes, florals, green grapes, light citrus and a touch of biscuit. Medium bodied with smooth, moderate carbonation, lively bitterness, semi-dry throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vili (109) - FINLAND - JAN 22, 2015
50cl bottle. Golden brown pour with tick foamy head, good lacing. Aroma has fruit salad, citrus and herby notes. Taste is heavily bitter, aromatic and tropical. Piece of paradise, but a bit oily and alcoholic palate. Taste ends with sour hops, balanced with good, malty body. Interesting beer and well made, with a twist.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4388) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle. Golden beer with a light white head. The aroma is dry with fruity and grassy notes, and the flavour is dry, fruity and yeasty with a mellow maltiness. Overall a nice drinkable well hopped fruity pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (411) - - JAN 11, 2015
Very pale straw yellow with a white but quickly disappearing head. Pineapple nose with a hint of bread. More pineapple in the taste with a whole lot of passionfruit. A light refreshing IPA. Rated by BrewTom

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BobyFischer (132) - FRANCE - JAN 9, 2015
Nez d’herbe, de poivre et d’ananas.En bouche fruit de la passion, ananas, herbes légèrement poivrées.Corps léger.Désaltérante et aromatique.Amère mais douce.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (1997) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 7, 2015
Appears totally out of style for its designation, but this is an issue for ratebeer, insofar as I know New Zealand beer. It is pale gold with a puffy white head. Aromas of gooseberry and lime pith, similarly reflected in the flavour. Mild with herbal grassiness and some lemon, lime and tartness. Tasty, understated and obliging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (746) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Cloudy straw yellow color with big head. Aroma of tropical fruits, a hint of pine. Taste begins with a bit of pines, then the tropical fruits take over. Low carbonation, little malt backbone, and light body. A superb Pale Ale, just a bit too light for an over-the-top rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12131) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 20/12/14 ... sure I’ve had this plenty of times before and didn’t even realise I hadn’t rated it until I took a double check ! Clear golden with a decent white covering. Nose is passionfruit, pine notes, light skunky hops, grapefruit. Taste comprises floral notes, grapefruit, tangerine, citric sherbets, passionfruit, mandarin. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with juicy hop bitterness. Solid cask APA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
christhoel (287) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Golden with a thin, lasting white head, some floating sediment. Fresh grassy hops and juicy grapefruit in the nose. Taste is initially bitter hops and again grapefruit with an underlying maltyness. It’s good stuff

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