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Thornbridge Rattle Snake

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bakewell, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The lastest brew in Thornbridge’s landlord challenge. A well balanced IPA with huge fruity hop flavours brewed with staff from The Greystones, Sheffield.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7720) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2016
(Cask at Craft Beer Islington, London, 23 April 2016) Golden amber colour with foamy, off-white head. Malty, fruity nose with tropical fruit, peaches, candy sugar and citrus. Malty, fruity taste with notes of tropical fruit, caramel, citrus and a generous citric, slightly grassy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Plenty of malt to back up a good hop presence. Tasty and well balanced. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Gravity at Craft 100, 24/03/16. Golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is toasted malt, orange pith, straw, light tropical fruit, soft bread. Taste comprises orange peel, grapefruit, bready malts, light pine, citric tinged straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, earthy hop bitterness in the close. Decent enough IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (3982) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2016
Cask at CBC Covent Garden, amber with a fine head and a fresh hopsack nose. Thick body, with a fresh and drying hoppy bitterness, notes of candy sugar and a herbal spicy edge.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Euroscooper (427) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2016
On cask in Trembling Madness, York. Served clear, light copper, with a moderate head. Citrusy with hints of grapefruit and pineapple. Has a spicy hop finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9351) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2016 Cask at Craft 100, Clapham, Good Friday 25th March 2016 in the company of Lynn, Barry, Jaqui and Simon. Pours almost copper in colour, with a white bubbly rim. A touch of fresh aerated pond water on the nose. Fresh, clean, good maltiness, pleasant bitter bite. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (6229)
- Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 24, 2016
Cask @Black Door. Amber, clear, white head. Nutty, peachy, leathery aroma. Flavor has fruity hops, floral notes, massive bitterness. Medium bodied. Bit harsh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3162)
- London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2016
Aroma: floral hops, light resin, exotic fruits, cheesy hops, grain malts. Appearance: clear gold, small, frothy, off-white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweet fruits, some overripe citrus fruits, oranges, caramel. Overall: nice IPA, fairly intense, strongly flavoured. Pint at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4941) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 9, 2016
Cask@York tap
clear dark golden blonde dense pillowy beige head, soapy floral aroma, lots of grapefruit pith and touch of washing up liquid. Full bodied and low carbonation. Pithy bitterness. Decent

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11951) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Draught at Inn Deep. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The nose is soft, juicy, peach, apricot jam, pine, toasty grain and piney resin. The taste is rather bitter, pine, resinous, spice, peach, apricot, spice and caramel with a lingering bitter - dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Punchy bitter. Decent stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4640) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, Inn Deep, floral, fruity, orange aroma, amber orange, thin white head, very good lacing, very sweet and fruity, viscous, well balanced, very easy to drink


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