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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: American Pale Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 660   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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%


BigDUK's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BigDUK (13) - West Yorkshire, - JAN 30, 2010
bottle. Slightly floral, butterscotchy/sweet aroma, clear deep golden/copper in colour. Slighty bitter, citrusy with a perfume/alcohol presence, with a nice hoppy after taste on the tongue, very drinkable, very nice!! One i’ll recommend to friends.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1608) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2015 50cl bottle at Frits, Amsterdam. Somewhat hazy yellow with a medium white soapy head. Light to medium body with ditto carbonation. Nice bitterness with some fruity sweetness. Citrus, pine, tropical fruits and grass. A tasty pale ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
typickylev (10) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 10, 2015
0.5l bottle. Clear yellow colour with nice white head. Aroma is citrusy, bit of tangerine, taste grassy and citrusy as well, bit of malt. Interesting but nothing special. Slightly bitter, very refreshing easy to drink "summer" beer but was expecting more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rusos (97) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Clear light golden/yellow colour with white head. Very nice aroma, fresh hops, tropical fruits, lychee, lemon, some grapes. Taste hops, tropical fruits. Bitter aftertaste. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (3022) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Aroma hoppy, zesty, lemony, citrusy. Clear golden colour. Nicely hoppy taste, only light biscuity malty background, otherwise it is all citrusy hoppy goodness, zesty, lemony. Long bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5987) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar, many thanks. Light golden color with medium white head. Oranges, tangerines, lychee, zest in beautiful aroma. Strong hoppy aroma with tangerines, lychee, zest, resin. Light malty base. Long hoppy bitter finish. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (1111) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2015
Fľaša. Priesvitná zlatá farba, biela pena. Vôňa krásna citrusová, najmä liči, v pozadí chmeľ. Chuť sladová, sladká, citrusová, jemne mandarinky a pozadie liči. Pekná horká dochuť. Plnšie telo, stredná nasýtenosť. Veľmi piteľné.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (375) - MOns, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2015
Une bičre trčs raffraîchissante, houblonnée et fruitée avec une belle bouche amčre qui évoque presque une IPA, idéale pour entamer une soirée.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1924) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Tried at the Lincoln beer festival 2015. Hazy golden colour with a thick white head. Tropical fruit aroma. Mid bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (629) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 23, 2015
Botella. @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo 22/05/2015. BBD: 15/03/16. Color amarillo transparente, aromas y sabores citricos, cuerpo ligero.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scottishchris (428) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle from beerhive. Very pale gold, straw, white fluffy head. Grass, flowers and dough. Nice soft fizz without the harshness that Thornbridge sometimes have in the bottle. Light body, bitter with grassy floral finish. Very refreshing and a bit different. Good stuff.


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