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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 694   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%


Crille's rating

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crille (90) - Varberg, - JUL 19, 2013
Golden color with a white head. The nose is full of citrus, lime, pine and resin, very nice. The grassy flavor is strong, but ok. The finish is not as good as the rest, the oaky/piny/bitter isn’t my thang at all..


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1348) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear pale yellow with small white head- lot of bubbles. Aroma: hay, citrus, sweet fruits, malty. Taste: medium + bitter, grass, resin, citrus, fruits. Thin+ body. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (1126) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle, 50cL. Home. A sparkling pale golden beer with a medium white head ; medium retention. Fruits (citrus such as grapefruit, litchi), resin, herb. Light to medium dry bitter refreshing ; light sweet. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, fruity bitter dry finish. Overall, a good fruity bitter ale ; refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GhostS (9) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUN 1, 2016 does not count
bottle // Aroma: rich summer flowers, grape, fruits. Taste: sweet honey, some green grass and hop. Good and well balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evilkniamhel (379) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2016
From bottle. Pours clear lemon. Aromas of of straw, barnyard floor, citrus. On the palate; light, bit funky, violets, dry.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ipabr (116) - Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2016
I need try this again. I found it golden ale tasting. Not much hop to taste, the yeast dominated. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maersk (111) - MOLDOVA - APR 10, 2016
Straw color. No head and a little carb. Smells honey, grass, flowers and sweet white wine. More wine in the taste along with the same flowers and grass. Medium body with nice long bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (523) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - APR 7, 2016
Look: straw yellow, slightly hazy. White head withe average retention. Aroma is all sweet grape. Taste: dry light to moderate bitterness with subtle fruity sweetness. Flavour: grape, some sweet tropical fruits, some fresh spicey herbs, sweet Muscat grapes. Finish is dry bitter with very light mild sweetness. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (2123) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 2, 2016
Pours a thin head on a clear straw body. The aroma is tropical fruits, nice. The taste is a nice dry malt, moderate bitterness with tropical fruit sweetness. The texture is soft with low carbonation. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (3841) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2016
500ml bottle @ the Grain Loft, Manchester Airport while waiting for a nail to be pulled out of the plane tyre. Pours clear gold, good white head. Good floral citrus hop presence, some grape. Typically easy-drinking APA with plenty of fruity colour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
g_georgiou (445) - CYPRUS - MAR 1, 2016
Clear yellow body with a thin white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, hoppy, citrus, light grain and malt. Taste is sweet and medium bitter. Long bitter finish. Medium to heavy body, oily texture. Nice and very refreshing.


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