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Thornbridge Melba

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


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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5216) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Tap at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden, RBESG
Clear golden with a small white head, good lacing. Aroma and flavors are fruity (peaches) and citrus, earthy
Nice, easy drinking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10769) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Chesterfield Arms, Chesterfield, Derby’s. Hazy gold with white head. Quite a rich, fruity little number, yes peachy in character, some sweetness, light syrupy note but not without dryness as well. Dame Nelly would be pleased!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1535) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Keg in Tapped Leeds. Pale golden with a good white head. Lots of refreshing peach and citrus flavour. A lovely summer beer. Refreshing and easy to sink. I don’t really like peach flavour, but this is decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1492) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
On cask at Coach and Horses, Dronfield - Gutted I missed this first time round, so was chuffed to get one of the first pulls this year. Very fragrant peach nose, lots of floral aroma. Taste is dry, peach again at the fore, not as sweet as I’d feared, and a little bitter on the way out too. Mouthfeel had a gentle carbonation, making it a good all-round crowdpleaser.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8584) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2013
Half, cask at Mr. Foley’s Cask Ale House. White layer at the top of a clear golden coloured body. Spotty lacing down the glassware. Fruit hoppy aroma joined by a touch of wheat. Malt-fruity flavours of mild caramel and fresh nectarine. Bittersweet fruity tail. Medium bodied. Satisfying and thirst quenching (Leeds 01.07.2013).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3963) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Cask at The Victoria, Birmingham. Gentle fragrant fruitiness in the arome. Sticky gobful. Some froth. Quite sweet, but not quite sure I can actively taste the peach. Or hops. IPA? Probably more of a fruity Golden. But we all know that that’s nit-picking. Very nice.

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