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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: 7   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Cask in The Wharf, Macclesfield. Dark cloudy orange with a thin almost white head. Aroma is orange peel, hops, floral hops. Flavour is hoppy, mellow and drinkable. Pretty good, didn’t wow me but drank well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16932) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2013
Cask @ Euston Tap, Euston NW1. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1424) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
On cask at Coach and Horses, Dronfield - Thought I’d better rate this seeing as I added it! Hazy orange body, fluffy white head. Nose of soft citrus, tangerine, mandarin etc. Taste is syrupy, sweet and heavy on the booze. Very well rounded mouthful, very nice indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15342) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2013
19th August 2013<>Euston Tap. Cask. Lightly hazy amber beer, good off white head. Soft and light palate with a little fine carbonation. Light touch of Elderflower. Minor malt dust and light malt cream. Soft marmalade and a dash of citrus. Finishes semi dry. Quite a smooth IPA but compared with the others I’ve had tonight - well it’s a bit muted.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11355) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Cask at the Euston Tap - London. Pours mostly. Lear gold with a soft, foamy white head. Not much happening in the aroma , some mellow hibts of tangerine maybe, a bit of dry pine. Medium sweet flavor with a fairly pronounced booziness, modest bready pale malts, tangerine, orange rind, light dirty grass bitterness. Medium bodied with soft to fine carbonation. Lightly warming on the finish with subtle sticky pine, a bit of alcohol, dry tangerine, melon, pine needles. Slow starter but gets a bit better as you drink it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7285) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Cask handpull, The Wharf, Macclesfield, 10/08/13. Nose big waft of pink-green tropical fruit; flowers, papaya, overripe melon, little bit of almond. Dusty gold draped with fine white. Fine bitter tropical taste corruscating slightly with papaya, watermelon, bitter husk, nougat, trifle-like sliced peach, booze at the edges. Very nice; like Jaipur before it got watered down and spoonsified.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1475) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Cask at Cross Scythes. Pale amber. Short lived white head. No real discernible aroma, taste is clean, malt biscuit with a long bitter finish. Plenty of alcohol in there too. Less hoppy than I was expecting for a beer of this style. Probably quite easy to get carried away with.


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