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Thornbridge Melba

Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Fruit Beer
Bakewell, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
DAda have been up at the brewery working hard to create a new beer and now they want you to taste the fruits of their labours! Their beer Melba is a 5.2% Peach IPA and will be launched at DAda on Friday June 14th at 5pm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Parmenion777 (14) - - AUG 23, 2015
Pale, clear gold with a thin white head. Definite peach aroma but not overpowering or sickly sweet. Some sweetness but lacking flavour. Not a great IPA.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smithld1 (42) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Pint if cask. Small head. Smells and tastes of peach surprisingly. Quite unsubtle. I quite like it but you probably don’t need more than one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36046) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2015
From cask. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and citrusy. Mellow fruity, light dry, peachy and medium dry finish. Mild bitter, fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14380) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2015
At Craft Clerkenwell, London. Hazy pale golden beer with a small head. Fruity peach aroma, juicy, some pine apples. Hoppy peach flavor, caramel, juicy, some pine apples and grapes. Quite ok but on the sweet side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2463) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Cask at Cask Pub and Kitchen, Pimlico, London. A golden coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Peach aroma. Tastes of peach, caramel, slight sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (2169) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Aroma: intense peaches, some grain malts and not much else. Appearance: clear gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter and sweet. Palate: sweets initially, peaches, grain malt, bitters intensify, lightly dry finish. Overall: interesting Fruit Beer, almost a bit too intense peaches in the aroma, yet quaffable. Pint at The Lyric, Soho.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6967) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2015
(Cask at Craft Beer Co Islington, London, 24 Apr 2015) Golden colour with foamy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with peaches, sweet malt and citrus. Malty, fruity taste with notes of peaches, soft malt, citrus and a balanced bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain malt sweetness. Tasty and well balanced, with a sweet peach character. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (2691) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
Cask. Hallamshire House, Sheffield. Clear, straw colour. Dense, lasting, white head. Sweet malts, and sweet, tinned peach. Drinks strangely bitter, the taste not matching the aroma. Bit of a claggy palate. Finishes short bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
4th April 2015
Tap East. Cask. Almost clear gold beer, tiny pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry and light. Mild fine carbonation. The pale malts bring light cream. Decent and semi sweet peach. Trace of raspberry syrup. Light semi dry finish. Nicely fruity but should there not be some hops in a (proclaimed) IPA?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12870) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Cask at Tap East, 04/04/15. Clear light golden with a moderate off white cap. Nose is peach melba, straw, light citric rinds, grassy, soft bread dough. Taste is peach forward, melon balls, citric pith, strwa, bread dough, pale malt. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with grassy bitterness. Ok - gets the peach message across fo sho !

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