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

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available

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
This English IPA is named after the second ship that took the original IPA to India. Light copper with a nose of fruit and berries, a gentle maltiness in the mouth and a wonderful citrus, lemon-pith bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
Sweet melon and citrus. Light hoppy bitter and pine. A tasty bitter, but I am being spoiled at the moment with some great craft beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2011
Cask @ Charlies Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy weak peachy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with peachy hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Golden body with a nice off-white head. The nose is a bit funky, floral. Pepper, ginger, citrus fruits and some pine wood. The Taste is moderately bitter with a bittersweet grassy finish. The mouthfeel’s medium and a bit dry. Overall, quite a nice IPA from a top brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2011
Cask. Pours an almost clear amber with a dense off-white head. Somewhat greasy hop aromas. Fairly light body, low carbonation, fruity, distinct peachy and citrusy hops with a solid bitter finish. 041111

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
RBESG August 2011, Craft Beer Co. Golden with a small white head. Fruity and floral aroma with some caramel. Sweetish fruity and caramel flavour with a drying finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. An amber beer with bubbly yellowish head. The aroma has notes of hops, elderflowers, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, spices, elderflowers, alfaacids, and hops, leading to a softly bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7396) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2011
Cask at the Bricklayers Arms Derby Beer Fest. It pours golden yellow, with a decent white head. The nose is resin, brown bread, ginger, floral and grapefruit. The taste is resin, warming ginger, pepper, wood, floral and grapefruit, with a big bitter-dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Very drinkable, great stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9596) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2011
Cask (Craft Beer Co., RBESG2011 Saturday)
A boring bitter aroma. Looks pretty boring too (orange with a slight head). Boring palate (smooth and sweet). Boring taste (a few citrussy hops, but a bit caramelly and sweet, particularly sweet in the finish) Boring overall. What’s happened to Thornbridge? This is simply adequate, they used to do so much better beers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2011
Cask @ Craft Beer and Co., London. RBESG 2011. Pours cloudy golden with a small white head and lacings. Crisp, grassy, floral and fruity hoppy. Dry. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Cask (RBESG 2011, London) at Craft Beer Co. Clear golden - white head. Sweetness, honey, ok hoppy, fruity, light malty, citrus, nice hoppy, lighr bitterness, pleasant.


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